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Constantly playing defense instead of offense is one of the biggest mistakes those who advocate reform focused policies in Illinois make.

Ronald Reagan used to say that the nine most frightening words in the English language are, “I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” Dan Proft has three words that have that beat: Mayor Karen Lewis.

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    Play to Win

    Constantly playing defense instead of offense is one of the biggest mistakes those who advocate reform focused policies in Illinois make.

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    The Poison in Public Policy

    Illinoisans continue to wonder, ‘’Where are the jobs?’ even as national employment numbers rebound.

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    Chain Reactions

    For so many, the Great American Dream is to own a business; to build something from the ground up and see it succeed. I was bit by the entrepreneurial bug in 2003, when a partner and I started a small home building company.

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