Keeping the Pressure On for School Choice

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Politics or Public Safety?

This is not the time to play politics with your family’s safety.

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Opportunity for Families

The fate of families’ education should not be left in the hands of political actors but in the hands of parents who know what’s best for their child’s individual and unique needs.

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Why the SAFE-T Act Isn’t Safe

The Safe-T Act will be in full effect on January 1, 2023. What does it mean for Illinoisans? 

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Why the SAFE-T Act Isn’t Safe

Madigan’s Legacy: Corruption and Harassment in State Government

Illinois’ culture of corruption spreads far beyond Madigan. And far beyond the scope of federal investigators.

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Madigan’s Legacy: Corruption and Harassment in State Government

It Gets Worse: The Costly and Dangerous SAFE-T Act

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Another Property Tax Hike for Cook County Homeowners

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Actions Speaker Louder Than Press Releases and Campaign Mailers

It’s not enough to tell Illinois families: “I’m working on it.”

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Repeal the ‘Safe-T Act’ and Protect Your Family

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Keeping the Pressure On for School Choice

November 21, 2022 By Katie Clancy Despite vigorously campaigning against school choice in the past, Governor Pritzker appears to support tax credit scholarships that empower parents to send their children to a school that best suits their educational needs. As we have seen in the past, what one ...
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Politics or Public Safety?

November 16, 2022 By Katie Clancy Last week’s midterms brought a Pritzker reelection victory, a bigger Democratic Majority in the House, and the maintaining of Democratic control in the Senate. There will be plenty of analysis on what went right for Democrats, what went wrong for Republicans, and ...
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Opportunity for Families

October 31, 2022 By Katie Clancy Last week, the abysmal academic results from the last school year were released. The results were no shock for those with children locked out of classrooms for several months or as long as two years. Or to anyone familiar with human nature ...
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Our Mission

ILLINOIS POLICY

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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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