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Americans for Prosperity: Statement on Quinn’s Budget Address

March 26, 2014

“Governor Declares his Support for More Government rather than More Jobs” NAPERVILLE – In reaction to Governor Quinn’s Budget Address, Americans for Prosperity – Illinois State Director David From issued the following statement: “Last month, Governor Quinn used his State of the State Address to declare ‘Illinois is making a comeback.’ Since that time, our unemployment […]

Harmon Plan is Still a Major Tax Hike on Illinoisans

March 25, 2014

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 25, 2014 HARMON PLAN IS STILL A MAJOR TAX HIKE ON ILLINOISANS Proposed Rates Would Hike Taxes on Those Earning over $22,000 Reacting to Sen. Don Harmon’s press conference at the Illinois Capitol, Americans for Prosperity Illinois State Director issued the following statement: “Senator Don Harmon (D-Oak Park) and […]

Americans for Prosperity-Illinois Launches Ad against Gov. Quinn’s Proposed Progressive Income Tax

March 20, 2014

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 20, 2014  Americans for Prosperity-Illinois Launches Ad against Governor Quinn’s Proposed Progressive Income Tax Calls on Governor to Not Raise Taxes on Illinoisans, Again Naperville, IL – Americans for Prosperity-Illinois today launched its next television ad opposing Governor Quinn’s push for a progressive income tax in Illinois. “In passing a […]

AFP-ILLINOIS DEFEATS LOCAL TAX & DEBT INCREASES AT BALLOT BOX

March 19, 2014

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 AFP-ILLINOIS DEFEATS LOCAL TAX & DEBT INCREASES AT BALLOT BOX Local Anti-Tax Initiative wins 71% of targeted local referenda NAPERVILLE- Yesterday, AFP- Illinois fulfilled its mission of promoting greater economic freedom by assisting activists in defeating tax or debt increases in 25 of 35 local referenda […]

Tax Calculator Shows How a Progressive Income Tax Would Impact Illinois Households

March 13, 2014

Naperville, Ill. – Americans for Prosperity Foundation Illinois today unveiled a Progressive Tax Calculator (www.progressivetaxcalculator.com) that shows how the proposed progressive income tax would impact households in Illinois. Taxpayers are encouraged to use the Progressive Tax Calculator to see how much a progressive tax would potentially cost them versus the flat-tax system that currently exists. […]