Advocacy Ink

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Advocacy Ink is a full-service public relations firm located in the metro D.C. area. Our clients include authors, organizations, issue campaigns, and candidates. Our mission is to advance free market principles and the client’s PR goals.

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Advocacy Ink will get your issue the “ink” you need to win – by the column inch, online and over the airwaves.  We’re proud of our track record and our clients’ efforts to further free market principles and their organizations’ goals.  Armed with our media relationships and your message, we’ll help you succeed.  Contact us today for a proposal and our media menu, including:

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Advocacy Ink has an extensive background with non-profit organizations, authors and political campaigns.  We maximize your budget while maintaining a focused and consistent message.  We work across all platforms of media: print, TV, radio, blogs, online ads, and 3rd party e-mail advertising.  

Press Releases

IPI and Sen. Jim DeMint to hold news conference announcing opposition to federal bailout of underfunded state pensions

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) will hold a news conference tomorrow to discuss why Congress should block a federal bailout of underfunded state pension systems. Sen. DeMint will be joined at the conference by John Tillman, CEO of the Illinois Policy Institute. The news conference will be held at noon on Thursday, Sept.

Statement from Illinois Policy Institute CEO John Tillman regarding Chicago teachers strike

Chicago, IL - Illinois Policy Institute CEO John Tillman released the following statement regarding news that the Chicago teachers strike would enter its second week.

News: Top 10 facts about the Chicago teachers strike

Top 10 facts about the Chicago teachers strike

1. The average salary for a Chicago Public Schools teacher is $71,000, before benefits. Meanwhile, the median salary for a Chicagoan with a bachelor's degree is just $48,866. Chicago Teachers Union initially asked for a 30 percent raise, and has turned down a 16 percent raise.

Top 10 facts about the Chicago teachers strike

1. The average salary for a Chicago Public Schools teacher is $71,000, before benefits. Meanwhile, the median salary for a Chicagoan with a bachelor's degree is just $48,866. Chicago Teachers Union initially asked for a 30 percent raise, and has turned down a 16 percent raise.

Memo to the mayor: As Chicago teachers continue strike, here's what Rahm should do at the negotiating table

Chicago, IL - Illinois Policy Institute CEO John Tillman released the following statement regarding the Chicago Teachers Union strike:

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Chicago teachers enter third day of strike, and new data begs the question: Are average Chicago teachers overpaid?

Chicago, IL - Today marks the third strike day for Chicago teachers. The Chicago teacher salary average of $71,000 has been an eye-opener across the nation, and now new data prompts the question: Are Chicago teachers overpaid?

News: Illinois Policy Institute statement on Chicago Teachers Union strike; IPI experts available for interviews

 

Chicago, IL - Illinois Policy Institute CEO John Tillman released the following statement after Chicago Teachers Union announced a teacher strike starting Monday morning:

Illinois Policy Institute statement on Chicago Teachers Union strike; IPI experts available for interviews

Chicago, IL - Illinois Policy Institute CEO John Tillman released the following statement after Chicago Teachers Union announced a teacher strike starting Monday morning:

News: Palin endorses Steelman and her Contract with Missouri

Rolla, MO -- Governor Sarah Palin addressed one thousand people at the Steelman Surge BBQ at The Berry Patch in Cleveland, Missouri (pop. 592) yesterday, despite the heat and short notice. Gov.

Gov. Palin's robocall message, TV ad endorsing Sarah Steelman released statewide

Rolla, MO -- Gov. Sarah Palin has recorded a one-minute telephone message endorsing Sarah Steelman in the Republican U.S. Senate primary. The full audio endorsement appears here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMBxGMTM9yU