Political Stunt at the Pump

Demand real tax relief.

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Political Stunt at the Pump

The Corruption’s Coming From Inside the Statehouse

Illinoisans are stuck with a corrupt system that puts special interests ahead of their families.

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The Corruption’s Coming From Inside the Statehouse

Flee Or Fight

Join in the fight to save Illinois.

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Small School Choice Victory

Expand School Choice in Illinois

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Small School Choice Victory

Give Citizens the Right to Recall

End the culture of corruption.

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Summer in Illinois Off to an Expensive Start

Summer plans will be costly, especially for families in Illinois.

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Summer in Illinois Off to an Expensive Start

Drain the Corruption in Illinois

Each time legislators have had a chance to tackle corruption head-on, they have failed.

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Drain the Corruption in Illinois

Self-Indulgent Celebration

Criticizing policies and demonstrating their bad outcomes does not equal rooting for the demise of Illinois.

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City in Chaos

Pritzker can’t discuss his ideas and concerns on crime because his policies such as the “SAFE-T” Act that hampers law enforcement and emboldens criminals are making things worse.

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The Race You Can Never Win

Illinois homeowners pay taxes, pay taxes, and pay taxes. But never get ahead.

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The Race You Can Never Win

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Political Stunt at the Pump

June 30, 2022 By Katie Clancy As Illinoisans face record high gas prices, they should be rest assured that help is on the way, because the state is suspending the .2 cent tax increase from going into effect July 1. To clarify, there’s no tax cut to the ...
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The Corruption’s Coming From Inside the Statehouse

June 22, 2022 By Katie Clancy Each election year, Illinois citizens are bombarded with mailpieces and TV commercials from politicians who say they are willing to fight corruption. They are claiming to tackle corruption as if it’s an abstract thing instead of promoting tangible reforms and holding specific ...
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Flee Or Fight

June 16, 2022 By Katie Clancy In another blow to Illinois’ economy, Caterpillar announced its moving its headquarters to Texas. This is just 6 weeks after Boeing announced its departure from the Land of Lincoln. Senator Tammy Duckworth tweeted she was “shocked” by the announcement. As for anyone ...
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Expand the Invest in Kids Act

Parents are desperate for better educational opportunities for their children. The General Assembly must act to expand and make the Invest in Kids Scholarship Program permanent so that all children, no matter their disability, family’s income, or zip code, receive the best education that fit their needs.

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Our Mission

ILLINOIS POLICY

REVOLUTION

The Illinois Opportunity Project believes that empowering and organizing people around our shared values is the most impactful way to change our State and strengthen our communities. 

We use the neighborhood team model and relational organizing to empower individuals to change their neighborhoods and advance free-market principles into law.
 
This relationship-centric approach prioritizes the identification, training, and development of volunteer leaders. These local leaders build field organizations that drive voter contact, strengthen their communities, and create lasting policy and political change. It is a grassroots model that builds advocacy capacity from the neighborhood up, not the top down.
 
This approach of investing in people, building relationships, and creating a structure of cascading training and leadership development allows us to contact and educate voters on an enormous scale.

WE HELPED SUPPORT THESE LEGISLATORS THAT ARE COMMITTED TO LIBERTY & FREE ENTERPRISE

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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