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Empty Promises, Empty Wallets: Illinois Among The Worst For Business

Chief Executive Magazine has ranked Illinois 48th on their list of best and worst states for business. It is the same abysmal ranking the state held last year. Politicians, special interests and junk economists in Springfield, by contrast, see the status quo as good enough.

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Harvey: Canary In The Collapsing Illinois Coal Mine

The situation in Harvey is not unique and is an ominous case study for the path that the state and other communities are moving towards. Overall, nearly two-thirds of Illinois’ 651 pension funds got less than their required contribution from their cities in 2016.

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The Most Conservative Caucus In A Generation

At IOP one of our goals is remake the House caucus into a majority economically conservative force that can create a distinguishing brand identity superior to the failed establishment GOP brand and present a material alternative to the Madigan Democrats.   Our first strategic objective to achieve this goal is to build a movement from […]

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Government is Taking Your Home. Will You Take It Back?

The Illinois Opportunity Project has relentlessly pursued a small-government Policy Revolution. For that reason, we are actively supporting the Homeowners Defense Association’s (HDA) effort to get a 1% Property Tax Cap Advisory Referendum on the 2018 Ballot. This measure has the dual benefit of protecting the largest investment most people make in their lifetimes, while forcing spending discipline and prioritization at local and state level.

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Illinois Opportunity Project Condemns Governor Rauner’s Decision To Force Taxpayers To Fund Abortions At Any Time, For Any Reason

No Conservative Reform Governor has ever done so much for the liberal agenda. The Illinois GOP needs to condemn the man and the bill with the tenacity and urgency with which they would oppose any other pro-choice, big government Democrat. We have been complicit for far too long.”

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Besler To Resume Role At Illinois Opportunity Project, Illinois Liberty PAC

After Securing the Governor’s Political Team, Matthew Besler Returns to Illinois Opportunity Project; IOP to Support State Republican Party “Where Interests Intersect”

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