Corporations: Beware of Political Thug, Dick Durbin! Commentary, Latest, News Releases

by admin on August 26, 2014 with 0 comment

View as PDF CHICAGO – Senate Majority Whip, Richard J. “Dick” Durbin (D) is abusing his political power, forcing corporations to continue paying the extraordinarily high Illinois and U.S. corporate tax rates, according Jim Tobin, President of Taxpayers United of Illinois (TUA). “Stephen Moore, chief economist at the Heritage Foundation, was overly-polite in calling Durbin …

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Government Pensions Hold Freeport Property Owners Hostage

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Government Pensions Hold Freeport Property Owners Hostage Illinois, Latest, Pension Reform, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on August 20, 2014 with 2 comments

Freeport—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of a new study of the pensioners of Freeport municipal, Stephenson County governments, Stephenson County government schools, Freeport retired police and fire, and Highland Community College. “Illinois leaders, Gov. Patrick Quinn (D), Michael Madigan (D), and John Cullerton (D), are taking taxpayers in Stephenson County…

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25th Anniversary of Rostenkowski Rout!

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25th Anniversary of Rostenkowski Rout! Illinois, Latest

by admin on August 5, 2014 with 0 comment

CHICAGO – August 17, 2014 is the 25th anniversary of an event that energized an anti-tax movement in Illinois and across the United States. An angry crowd of 250 senior citizens protesting the Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act of 1988, signed by Pres. Ronald Reagan on July 01, 1988, chased down Congressman Dan Rostenkowski (D-IL), chairman of the House

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Former TUA Executive Director Announces his Run for Chicago Mayor featured, Items of Interest, Latest, News Releases, Tax Accountability

by admin on June 5, 2014 with 0 comment

William J. “Bill” Kelly, columnist and political activist, is jumping into the race for Mayor of Chicago. “Bill has been fighting on behalf of taxpayers as long as I have known him. He was our executive director back in the ‘90’s,” stated, Jim Tobin, president of Taxpayers United of America (TUA)…

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Madigan Bribing Dems To Extend State Income Tax Increase? Say It Isn’t So!

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Madigan Bribing Dems To Extend State Income Tax Increase? Say It Isn’t So! featured, Items of Interest, Latest, News Releases

by admin on May 27, 2014 with 0 comment

The president of Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today condemned House Speaker Michael J. Madigan (D) for attempting to bribe house Democrats into voting to make permanent, the 67% increase in the state personal income tax. “Bribing and intimidating legislators runs in the Democrat party family,” said Jim Tobin, TUA president…

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