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October 26, 2020

(via the Illinois Federation of Teachers)

Having trouble swaying an undecided voter into supporting the Fair Tax Amendment? Or, just need more information to convince a Fair Tax supporter actually to go to the polls (either in person or via mail) and vote "Yes"? Use the...

October 23, 2020

(via the Illinois Federation of Teachers)

These arguments are for use when directly challenged by a member, or when all the above points have failed to convince them. We suggest starting with the pro-Fair Tax information from the previous two pages because we see positi...

October 20, 2020

(via the Illinois Federation of Teachers)

IFT strongly supports the Fair Tax constitutional amendment on the ballot this fall. It will bring fairness to our tax system, stabilize Illinois finances, fund education and vital services, and safeguard pensions.

Opponents have...

October 17, 2020

(via Andrew Spiro - Area Vice President, Secretary of State Council)

The 2020 General Election is now only 17 days away! It seems like every election is “the most important election in our lifetime”, and we can get tired of hearing that. There are, however, actually cir...

October 16, 2020

(via the Illinois Federation of Teachers)

Interested in learning more about the proposal for a Fair Tax in Illinois, but don't have time to read through long policy papers or interpret complex charts and graphs? Or, just trying to convince a Fair Tax opponent to reconsi...

October 11, 2020

(via the Illinois Federation of Teachers)

So much of the debate over the Fair Tax revolves around who will end up paying how much under it. But what about the economic and social benefits to Illinois residents and their communities? Watch this video to learn how increas...

October 10, 2020

(via the Illinois Federation of Teachers)

Twelve Local 4408 leaders learned how to use the peer-to-peer texting program, Hustle, which will help them kick off a texting campaign to their members to share why it’s so important to vote YES for the Fair Tax on the ballot t...

October 7, 2020

(via the Illinois Federation of Teachers)

Do you still have questions about the Fair Tax Amendment on the ballot this year? We’re answering them!
 
Join IFT members, IFT President Dan Montgomery, and AFT President Randi Weingarten tomorrow at 4:30 PM to discuss why we n...

October 5, 2020

(via Dan Montgomery, IFT President)

As we get closer to Election Day, the battle for a Fair Tax has been heating up. While we know that a Fair Tax would be great for Illinois schools, communities, infrastructure, and the state budget, we have also seen lies from anti-wo...

October 3, 2020

(via Andrew Spiro - Area Vice President, Secretary of State Council)

As of this writing, the 2020 General Election is 32 days away! It seems like every election is “the most important election in our lifetime”, and we can get tired of hearing that.

However, there are act...

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About IFPE

The Illinois Federation of Public Employees, Local 4408, represents approximately 1,500 working men and women employed in the public sector in the State of Illinois. Together, our members are employed in over sixty professional titles in twenty separate State agencies, as well as a number of educational facilities and the offices of Sangamon County Government.

Officers

Matthew Emigholz:  President

Veronica Aguirre: Executive Vice President

Sheri Vaughan: Secretary

Gwendolyn Harrison: Treasurer

Illinois Federation of Public Employees |  Local 4408

A Union of Professionals

© 2018 Illinois Federtaion of Public Employees.

Contact Us

217.523.3722 | 800.962.7124

ifpe@ift-aft.org

Address

4 Lawrence Square
Springfield, IL 62704