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AFP-IL to host Progressive Income Tax Townhall in Mattoon

March 05, 2014

Were you aware that some politicians in Springfield are considering yet another tax hike, one that could affect 85% of Illinois taxpayers? Join state Representative Brad Halbrook & AFP-IL for a townhall meeting to learn about the progressive income tax proposal. Progressive Income Tax Town Hall Meeting Monday, March 10, 2014 6pm – 7:30pm Comfort [...]

AFP-IL: Stimulus Bill anniversary’s nothing to celebrate

February 20, 2014

Today a group of Americans for Prosperity – Illinois activists took to the streets to send Vice President Joe Biden the message that the $787 billion stimulus bill is nothing to celebrate. The Vice President was in Granite City this afternoon trying to convince the American people that five years after passing the Stimulus Bill [...]

AFP-IL to host two Progressive Income Tax Town Hall Meetings on Feb. 27th

February 19, 2014

Were you aware that some politicians in the Legislature are considering yet another tax hike, one that could affect 85% of Illinois taxpayers?  I hope you will join us for a townhall meeting to learn about the progressive income tax proposal. Progressive Income Tax Town Halls Thursday, February 27, 2014 Springfield Town Hall Meeting featuring state [...]

Local governments across the state looking to taxpayers for more

February 19, 2014

In a state with the unenviable distinction of having the third-highest unemployment and the second-highest property taxes in the nation, it’s discouraging to see local governments in more than half the counties across the state asking voters to approve over a hundred tax increases in next month’s primary election.  Illinoisans do not suffer from a [...]

David From: ‘Progressive’ Tax Aims at Rich, Hits Most People

February 17, 2014

AFP-IL State Director David From recently recorded a podcast with the Heartland Institute’s Steve Stanek about the proposed progressive income tax.  Listen here! “Since raising its flat-rate income tax an astonishing 67 percent in 2011, the State of Illinois has received an extra $20 billion, yet its fiscal situation has worsened. Rather than blame themselves [...]

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