NAPERVILLE, IL - Tuesday, voters across Illinois will be faced with 131 referenda that calls for new taxes, tax hikes or municipal debt increases. As part of its ongoing mission of promoting economic freedom in the Land of Lincoln, Americans for Prosperity – Illinois re-activated their “Local Anti-Tax Initiative.”
For the fourth consecutive election cycle, AFP-IL is warning taxpayers in communities where such referenda are proposed, using both grassroots activity and paid communications including mail and automated phone calls.
Of the 131 tax-related referenda across the state, AFP-IL focused on 40 via the Local Anti-Tax Initiative. In some cases, particular referenda were targeted because local activists proactively engaged the chapter on their referenda and in other cases a question was chosen because it appeared particularly harmful to economic well-being of local residents: