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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. […]

What’s fair about paying more?

March 11, 2014

Cloaked in “fairness,” proponents will suggest that the purpose of the progressive income tax will be to make “the rich pay their fair share.”  While no rates accompany the proposed Constitutional amendment currently before the Legislature – which is cause enough for concern – we can look to both other states that do implement a progressive income […]

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 […]