Dan Proft: What is your exit strategy from Illinois?
Illinois families are fleeing this state for other states that offer a better quality of life at a lower cost. But it doesn’t have to be this way. We can bring Illinois back to economic prosperity, and we bring Illinoisans back to contribute to that prosperity.Read Full Article
Pat Hughes: The tax hike failed, and the politicians didn’t keep their promises
Three years ago, the politicians in Springfield raised your taxes by 67 percent. They promised the tax hike would be temporary. They promised they would pay down the state’s bills and help those truly in need.Read Full Article
Dan Proft: Serving the truly vulnerable without fleecing Illinois taxpayers
With apologies to Milton Friedman, in Illinois, nothing is so permanent as a temporary tax increase. At least not if Illinois politicians have their way.Read Full Article
Pat Hughes: People are fleeing Illinois for opportunities they used to find here
Illinois has the third highest unemployment rate in the nation. People are fleeing our state to go to other states and find opportunities there. And the politicians don’t care – they want to make the 67% tax increase permanent.Read Full Article
Video: Illinois Inaugural Grassroots Leadership Conference
Over 80 grassroots activists from 18 counties in Illinois, representing 68 liberty-focused organizations, joined the Illinois Opportunity Project, Illinois Tea Party, and Tea Party Patriots for the inaugural Illinois Grassroots Leadership Conference, held in May 2013.Read Full Article
Video: Pat Hughes on Enacting Policy Change in Illinois
At a meeting of the Riverbend 9/12 Group on Oct. 30, 2012, Pat Hughes discusses what each of us can do to enact policy change in Illinois.Read Full Article
Video: Dan Proft on Illinois’ Future
On Nov. 14, 2012, Dan Proft spoke at the Chicago & Northeastern Illinois Association of Health Underwriters’ 28th Annual Health Benefits Symposium. He addressed the fiscal and legislative issues facing the state of Illinois and what we can expect to see following the recent election.Read Full Article
Freedom to Learn: Opportunity Scholarship Day
On August 12 Freedom to Learn Illinois awarded Opportunity Scholarships to families in need who wanted to send their child to the school that best serves the need of the child. 15 Families were selected in a lottery to receive an Opportunity Scholarship for their incoming Kindergarten or 1st grader to attend the school of their choice.Read Full Article
Are you tired of being gamed by a state government you finance?
Tax and spend, borrow and spend. This is what the Springfield political class calls reform. It isn’t; it’s a scam. Watch this new video featuring IOP consultant Dan Proft.Read Full Article
Is it any wonder why Illinois has the highest deficit and lowest credit rating?
Last year, despite record incoming revenue from the largest tax increase in state history, the amount of Illinois’ unpaid bills actually went up. Watch this new video featuring IOP consultant Dan Proft.Read Full Article