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AFP Praises DuPage County Board For Opposing Progressive Tax

February 11, 2014

Wheaton – AFP-Illinois  issued the following statement in reaction to the DuPage County Board’s passage of a resolution opposing the proposed progressive income tax. “Chairman Cronin, Board Member Khouri and all of the board members who voted for this resolution have taken a courageous stand for the taxpayers of DuPage County and Illinois by opposing […]

AFP-IL to host Progressive Income Tax Townhall in Plainfield

February 07, 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 Representatives John Anthony, Tom Cross and David McSweeney for a townhall meeting to learn about the progressive income tax proposal. Progressive Income Tax Town Hall Meeting Monday, February 17, 2014 6:30pm – […]

AFPF – Illinois celebrates “the Gipper’s” 103rd birthday with series of events

January 27, 2014

Thursday, February 6, marks President Ronald Reagan’s 103rd birthday.  In honor of this occasion, AFPF-IL will host a series of events around the state featuring a special guest, Peggy Grande.  Peggy, who served as President Reagan’s personal assistant for a decade during his post-presidency years, will give a highly-informative and entertaining presentation on his style […]


January 27, 2014

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, January 27, 2014   AFP LAUNCHES ADS AGAINST PROGRESSIVE TAX IN ADVANCE OF STATE OF STATE ADDRESS Calls on Governor to Abandon Push for Another Tax Hike NAPERVILLE – Today, Americans for Prosperity- Illinois released ads in advance of the Governor’s State of the State address encouraging Governor Quinn and […]

ICYMI: Tax Foundation Shows the Disastrous Effects of the Progressive Income Tax

January 18, 2014

Recently, Lyman Stone, economist with the non-partisan Tax Foundation and Joseph Henchman, the organization’s Vice President of State Operations joined with Illinois lawmakers for a downtown Chicago press conference.  There, the Tax Foundation unveiled the sobering findings of a recent study which shows the potential impact of the proposed progressive income tax.  As their “Fiscal […]