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AFP ON BUDGET DEAL: EXCEEDING 2011 BCA LEVELS IS BREAKING PROMISE TO AMERICAN PEOPLE

December 10, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 10, 2013 Arlington, VA – This morning Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s foremost advocate for economic freedom, issued a statement as details of a budget deal from the Budget Conference Committee continue to emerge. AFP President Tim Phillips had this to say: “Two years ago, a bipartisan deal was reached by Congress [...]

Americans for Prosperity – Illinois Responds to Renewable Portfolio Standards Story

November 12, 2013

Americans for Prosperity Responds to Renewable Portfolio Standards Story “Overregulation choking off economic growth while doing nothing to help our environment” Naperville – Americans for Prosperity – Illinois State Director David From offered the following statement in response to today’s breaking Associated Press story about the problems with Renewable Portfolio Standard mandates: “On the heels [...]

PRESS RELEASE: Gubernatorial Candidates to Speak at AFPF-IL Restore Illinois Summit

October 24, 2013

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, October 24, 2013   Gubernatorial Candidates to Speak at Restore Illinois Summit All Four GOP Gubernatorial Candidates will speak at conservative gathering on Nov. 2 Naperville – Americans for Prosperity Foundation – Illinois, the Land of Lincoln’s leading grassroots voice for limited government and economic freedom, looks forward to [...]

“The once and future (economic) king (of the Midwest)”

October 10, 2013

Yesterday, the non-partisan Tax Foundation released its “2014 State Business Tax Climate Index.” Unsurprisingly, Illinois dropped…again.  Why does this matter?  Well, because Illinois is losing its competitiveness.  As the Tax Foundation points out in the index’s introduction, “the modern market is characterized by mobile capital and labor, with all types of business, small and large, [...]