Illinois Voters In Desperate Need of More Tools of Accountability

Is giving voters a tool to hold their elected officials accountable really such a bad thing?

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Illinois Voters In Desperate Need of More Tools of Accountability

EVENT: Knock Doors in Plainfield

Recall Corrupt Politicians

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“It Doesn’t Make Sense”

Do you feel protected?

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“It Doesn’t Make Sense”

Come to IL for the Abortions and Stay for the High Taxes and Crime

Gov. Pritzker can continue with his gimmicks and progressive virtue-signaling, but that won’t bring good-paying jobs to Illinois.

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Rep. Batinick, Sen. Barickman and IOP Launch Statewide Initiative to Empower Voters with Ability to Recall Politicians

“Shall Illinois voters be given the power to recall their elected officials?”

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Rep. Batinick, Sen. Barickman and IOP Launch Statewide Initiative to Empower Voters with Ability to Recall Politicians

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Circulate the Recall Corrupt Politicians petition!

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General Assembly Members Who Lied About Their Support for Independent Maps

This map drawn behind closed doors solely by partisan actors was voted on by Democrats, some of whom tried to position themselves as supporters of a fair/independent map-making process.

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“This Is Not Political”

Instead of putting forth a unifying message, Gov. Pritzker has been a force of division. He’s not the bad guy. Everyone else is.

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“This Is Not Political”

The Anti-Public Safety Governor

When politicians like Gov. Pritzker turn their back on law enforcement and listen to activists rather than professionals, our communities are less safe.

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The Anti-Public Safety Governor

“Look I may not have gotten every decision right.”

The state can’t endure another four years of failed leadership from Gov. Pritzker.

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“Look I may not have gotten every decision right.”

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Illinois Voters In Desperate Need of More Tools of Accountability

October 19, 2021 By: Mark Cavers An editorial in the News-Gazette highlighted the “many serious political and policy problems” facing Illinois but failed to acknowledge that it is voters’ lack of power over their state government that allows these problems to fester. In order for families to thrive ...
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EVENT: Knock Doors in Plainfield

We're going door to door collecting signatures for the recall initiative and discussing our shared conservative values in Plainfield! Door to door canvassing remains the most effective way to activate our voters and persuade new ones. We'll start at noon with a quick training on how to use ...
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“It Doesn’t Make Sense”

October 7, 2021 By: Katie Clancy “Kim Foxx inspires me everyday through the work she does to protect Cook County- We need to keep unwavering, reformative leadership like hers in office.” That was high praise from then-candidate Pritzker in support of Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx in ...
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Thank Gov. Pritzker for Raising the Gas Tax

The state’s gas tax increases again on July 1. The doubling of the gas tax from 19 cents to 38 cents was part of Gov. Pritzker’s 2019 budget that included 20 tax and fee hikes. The gas tax increases every year with inflation and also empowers local governments to raise their gas tax.

To show your appreciation for higher taxes, sign here to thank Gov. Pritzker!

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Save the Invest in Kids Act

Parents deserve more options for their child’s education. That’s why school choice policies such as Illinois’ tax credit scholarship program, the Invest in Kids Act, are so critical in times like this.

Gov. Pritzker has repeatedly called to end the Invest in Kids Act with the Illinois Education Association’s support.

The Invest in Kids Act was passed in 2017 and has empowered thousands of parents across Illinois to choose where their child can receive the best educational opportunity.

Anthony Holter, president of Empower Illinois, the state’s largest scholarship-granting organization, said they “issued 5,500 scholarships (last year) and with every one issued, there were six more kids in line for one.”

Parents are desperate for better educational opportunities for their children. The General Assembly must act to save 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 possible.

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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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