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AFP – Illinois Activists Honored as “Activists of the Year”

September 04, 2013

Orlando, FL – Americans for Prosperity – Illinois activists Robert & Tempie Lyons of O’Fallon, Illinois were honored at the 7th Annual Defending the American Dream Summit with the organization’s “Activists of the Year” award. Robert and Tempie were honored because of their outstanding dedication to halting state and local tax increases.  The Lyonses opened [...]

From the “Prairie State Report”: AFP Honors Illinois Activists Robert and Tempie Lyons

September 03, 2013

Posted on September 2, 2013 by Warner Todd Huston On Friday night, August 30, during its 7th Annual Defending the American Dream Summit, held this year in Universal Orlando theme park in Orlando, Florida, Americans for Prosperity honored Robert and Tempie Lyons for the hard work of defeating a tax hike in the downstate community of O’Fallon, Illinois, [...]

AFP-IL Director: Shame on Blue Cross, Blue Shield

August 10, 2013

  NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, August 7, 2013   AFP-IL Director: Shame on Blue Cross, Blue Shield  Protested Blue Cross Blue Shield Corporate Offices for Benefiting from Enroll America Chicago – Americans for Prosperity’s Illinois State Director David From protested the Chicago headquarters Friday morning.  Americans for Prosperity opposes BCBS’s key roll in directing the efforts of Enroll America, [...]

AFP-IL Field Rep: Update from the road

August 05, 2013

“WE HATE TAXES! THEY ARE THE WORST!” shouted two children at the DuPage County Fair.  And, let me tell you, it was like music to my ears. As Americans for Prosperity continues to travel around the northern portion of the state, going from festival to festival, there has been a strong outcry from people to [...]

AFP-IL to Belleville City Council: “Temporary” means Temporary!

August 02, 2013

In Belleville, Mayor Mark Eckert is supporting extending a temporary sales tax increase. He told the Belleville News-Democrat on Sunday that “he doesn’t believe many residents are against the tax extension.” Then, after ten citizens spoke against it, and only two in favor, at a public hearing Monday night, he told the paper those folks [...]

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