Expect More than Fireworks this July

July will bring us more than just fireworks and freedom this year. July 1st signals higher taxes in Illinois and...

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Defund CTU

For decades, Chicago Teachers Union members have failed to educate Chicago’s youth, while simultaneously demanding higher pay and better benefits....

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Cooking Up An Illinois Budget Disaster

When I was the comptroller, I used an analogy called “the kitchen table”. Think of it as your good ol’...

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Cooking Up An Illinois Budget Disaster

Pritzker’s Progressive Tax

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Expect More than Fireworks this July

July will bring us more than just fireworks and freedom this year. July 1st signals higher taxes in Illinois and increased pressure on already burdened small businesses. As if the past few months were not enough to cause distress and financial panic for many Illinois families and small ...
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Defund CTU

For decades, Chicago Teachers Union members have failed to educate Chicago’s youth, while simultaneously demanding higher pay and better benefits. This past fall, they went on strike for 11 days, costing classroom time for students and burdening parents. Now Chicago Public Schools have been out of school for ...
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Cooking Up An Illinois Budget Disaster

When I was the comptroller, I used an analogy called “the kitchen table”. Think of it as your good ol’ fashioned Midwestern middle-class family going through the finances late one weeknight, planning for how to pay the month’s bills. The kids are in bed, the news is on ...
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Tell Governor Pritzker to REMOVE THE GRADUATED INCOME TAX from the Ballot!

In light of the coronavirus crisis shutting down the economy and wreaking havoc on the small business community, the Illinois Opportunity Project stands with the Illinois Business Alliance in calling on Gov. Pritzker and the General Assembly to remove the graduated income tax from the ballot in November.

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Do You Agree that Illinois Property Taxes are SIGNIFICANTLY TOO HIGH?

Illinois has the 2nd highest property taxes in the nation and what was the response from Springfield? A task force that has missed key deadlines and voted to strike down a motion from Rep. Deanne Mazzochi that called for studying the inherent conflict of interests in the property tax system.

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The Illinois Opportunity Project seeks to promote the SOCIAL GOOD and COMMON WELFARE by educating the public about public policy that is driven by the principles of liberty and free enterprise and to advocate for the advancement of such policy.

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DAN UGASTE

State Representative - District 65

Dan Ugaste is an American politician and Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives for the 65th district. The district, located in the Chicago metropolitan area, includes all or parts of Batavia, Elgin, Geneva, Hampshire, South Elgin, and St. Charles.

DEANNE MAZZOCHI

State Representative - District 47

Deanne Mazzochi is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives from the 47th district. The 47th district includes all or parts of Elmhurst, Oak Brook, Oakbrook Terrace, Western Springs, Clarendon Hills, Hinsdale, Westmont, and Downers Grove.

MIKE MARRON

State Representative - District 104

Michael T. Marron is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives from the 104th district. The 104th district includes parts of Champaign and Vermilion counties in east-central Illinois.

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