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AFP LAUNCHES ADS AGAINST PROGRESSIVE TAX IN ADVANCE OF STATE OF STATE ADDRESS

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 [...]

AFP-IL to host Progressive Income Tax Town Hall in Chillicothe

January 17, 2014

Were you aware that legislation is currently pending before the Legislature that could raise taxes on 85% of Illinois taxpayers? Progressive Income Tax Town Hall Meeting Wednesday, January 22nd 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm VFW Hall 1729 North Santa Fe Avenue Chillicothe, 61523 To RSVP for the event, please click here! Despite having one of [...]

AFP-IL to host Progressive Income Tax Town Hall in Aurora

January 17, 2014

Were you aware that legislation is currently pending before the Legislature that could raise taxes on 85% of Illinois taxpayers? Progressive Income Tax Town Hall Meeting Thursday, January 23rd 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Eola Community Center Room 111 555 South Eola Road Aurora, 60504 To RSVP for the event, please click here! Despite having [...]

“Promises, Promises…”

January 11, 2014

Three years ago this weekend, in the wee small hours of the morning, the Legislature temporarily increased the personal income tax by an historic 67% with the promise that it would begin to sunset next year.  Since that time, Illinoisans have sent nearly $20 billion in additional taxes to Springfield.  The result is unsurprising – [...]