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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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    Des Plaines Turnaround Panel

    Radio talk show personality Dan Proft along with experts from The Illinois Policy Institute and Illinois Opportunity Project will
    discuss Illinois’ budget and how it will affect our families and communities.

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    Revenue and Redefinition

    The language we use in our collective discourse plays an enormous role in shaping the public’s perceptions and understanding of critical issues, including taxation. Unfortunately, those of us on the right have been unwilling to fully understand that their attempts at redefinition amount to psychological warfare.

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    The Courage of a Reformer

    It will even take more than winning elections and sending people to Springfield who have good ideas and say they are committed to reform. The last hurdle is the hardest one. Staying committed to making real change once the candidate wins and goes to Springfield. The pressures to conform and give up on making real change can only be overcome by strong personal character.

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