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NO Tax Hikes, Illinois: Harmon Plan is Still a Major Tax Hike on Illinoisans‏

From Americans For Prosperity-Illinois… Proposed Rates Would Hike Taxes on Those Earning over $12,000 Reacting to Sen. Don Harmon’s press conference at the Illinois Capitol, Americans for Prosperity Illinois State Director issued the following statement: “Senator Harmon and his fellow … Continue reading

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Americans for Prosperity-Illinois Launches Ad against Governor Quinn’s Proposed Progressive Income Tax

From Americans For Prosperity-Illinois… Calls on Governor to Not Raise Taxes on Illinoisans, Again Naperville, IL – Americans for Prosperity-Illinois today launched its next television ad opposing Governor Quinn’s push for a progressive income tax in Illinois “In passing a … Continue reading

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AFP-IL Defeats Local Tax and Debt Increases at Ballot Box‏

From Americans For Prosperity-Illinois… Local Anti-Tax Initiative wins 71% of targeted local referenda 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 across … Continue reading

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Tax Calculator Shows How a Progressive Income Tax Would Impact Illinois Households

From Americans For Prosperity-Illinois… 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 … Continue reading

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Democrats Will Destroy Illinois Further With Progressive Income Tax

-By Warner Todd Huston The folks at Americans For Prosperity recently launched some new video ads to ramp up the pressure to get Illinois Democrats to dump the idea of changing the state constitution to allow them to institute a … Continue reading

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AFP’s Restore Illinois Summit: Quotes and Governor Candidate Pitches

-By Warner Todd Huston Today, November 2, I attended the first ever Americans for Prosperity Restore Illinois Summit–a gathering of conservatives and Republicans looking to bring a renaissance to the Land of Lincoln. There were some great speeches given from … Continue reading

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Michelle Malkin to Headline “Restore Illinois Summit” November 2nd

Americans for Prosperity Foundation – Illinois Hosting Gathering of Conservatives in Rosemont Naperville – Americans for Prosperity Foundation – Illinois is hosting the first annual “Restore Illinois Summit” on Saturday, November 2nd in Rosemont. Speakers will include author, blogger, and … Continue reading

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AFP Honors Illinois Activists Robert and Tempie Lyons

-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 … Continue reading

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Americans For Prosperity Protest Outside Blue Cross/Blue Shield’s Chicago HQ Over Obamacare

-By Warner Todd Huston Some members of the Illinois chapter of Americans for Prosperity mounted a little community awareness protest over the crony capitalist role in Obamacare’s “enroll America” program being carried out by Blue Cross/Blue Shield. The protest was … Continue reading

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Help Us Oppose the Illinois Graduated Income Tax Plan

From Americans For Prosperity-Illinois… As you know, one of AFP-Illinois’ top priorities this year is opposing the effort to amend the Illinois Constitution to switch from a flat income tax to a graduated one. Often billed as an effort to … Continue reading

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