Posts in category "State Policy Groups"

Illinois Policy Institute Calls on President Obama to Reject Taxpayer Funding for Presidential Library

CHICAGO (April 17, 2014) – Illinois Policy Institute CEO John Tillman released the following statement today in response to the Illinois legislature advancing a proposal to commit $100 million in taxpayer funds to a presidential library in Chicago honoring President Barack Obama: “It is outrageous that the most prolific fundraiser in the history of mankind... Read more »

Dillard Slammed for Taking Teachers Union Endorsement for Guv's Race

-By Warner Todd Huston State Senator Kirk Dillard said he was thrilled to receive the Illinois Education Association’s endorsement for the GOP nomination for Governor today. He was so happy to get the endorsement he actually attended the announcement and gave a statement after the IEA’s president gave her endorsement. According to IEA president Cinda... Read more »

Hey Voters, Don't Let Illinois Democrats Raise Income Taxes on the Middle Class

-By Warner Todd Huston Illinois Democrats want to put a measure on the next ballot to get Illinoisans to agree to change the state constitution to allow a progressive income tax to be instituted. But Democrats are lying to the faces of every citizen when they say that this would only raise taxes on “the... Read more »
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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 such luminaries as conservative activist and Fox News contributor Michelle Malkin, Radio personality and Glenn... Read more »

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 held outside the healthcare giant’s downtown headquarters, today. In a past press release, Americans for... Read more »

Washington's Spending Problem

Over the past four years, President Obama and Congress have racked up huge spending bills. From the failed stimulus to the President’ new health care law to runaway spending on entitlement programs, Washington has blown through every dollar taxpayers have sent plus trillions more. Families all over America are tightening their belts. It’s time Washington... Read more »
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Lombard Gas Station Sells Gas for $1.88, Same As When Obama Took Office

Here is something the liberal media won’t talk about. When Obama was elected president, gas was only $1.88 (average across the country). Now it is nearly $5 a gallon! Well, a gas station in Lombard lent itself to a bit of a protest event put on by Americans for Prosperity and for a period of... Read more »

AFP: Obama's Failing Agenda Bus is Coming to Illinois!‏

From Americans For Prosperity-Illinois… We’ve faced a government health care takeover, burdening Americans with over $500 billion in new taxes, four straight years of spending trillions of dollars we don’t have, billions wasted on green energy companies like Solyndra which then went bankrupt, and over 42 straight months of unemployment above 8 percent. This failing... Read more »

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Illinois Rally: Tell Obama 'Hands Off My Health Care!'

From Americans For Prosperity-Illinois… Since 2009, Americans for Prosperity activists have been leading the fight against Obamacare and sending the clear message- “Hands Off My Health care!” Now, in the wake of the SCOTUS ruling, it is again up to freedom-loving people to fight for our liberty and resist government-run healthcare by demanding repeal of... Read more »