Chicago Sun-Times|Counterpoint: Opioid addiction rarely cured by government

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Chicago Sun-Times|Counterpoint: Opioid addiction rarely cured by government Illinois, Items of Interest, Latest

by admin on September 2, 2015 with 0 comment

Executive director of Taxpayers United of America, Rae Ann Mcneilly, had an opinion piece on opioid addiction printed in the Chicago Sun-Times   Chicago Sun-Times Counterpoint I often cite the fact that prescription opiates, the most tightly government controlled drugs, contribute to more overdose deaths than any illegal drug, when debating for the legalization of …

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Illinois Review | Thorner: Illinois Forum prods Illinois Government in New Direction – Part 1

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Illinois Review | Thorner: Illinois Forum prods Illinois Government in New Direction – Part 1 Illinois Press, Latest, Press

by admin on August 31, 2015 with 0 comment

Taxpayers United of America’s President, Jim Tobin, was featured in an article by Illinois Review for his speech given at The 26th Anniversary Luncheon of the Illinois Forum. The 26th Anniversary Luncheon of the Illinois Forum was held at Round Barn Banquet Center,1900 Round Barn Road, Champaign, Illinois, on August 22, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. Organized …

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Pension Problems Hit Madison and St. Claire Counties

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Pension Problems Hit Madison and St. Claire Counties Illinois, Latest, Pension Reform

by admin on August 26, 2015 with 0 comment

View as PDF  East St. Louis, IL – Taxpayers United of America (TUA) has released its most recent government pension study exposing individual pensions for Madison and St. Claire County government schools and county governments; Belleville, Collinsville, Alton, and Edwardsville municipal governments; and Southwestern Illinois College and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. “These government pensions explain …

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Property Tax Assessment Appeal Seminar for Berwyn Township

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by admin on August 18, 2015 with 0 comment

Jim Tobin, President of Taxpayers United of America, will be hosting a property tax assessment appeal seminar with Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Dan Patlak on Thursday, August 27, 2015, at the Berwyn Public Library for taxpayers seeking to appeal their 2015 property tax assessments.

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Daily Herald|Taxpayers question park district’s spending on food, gifts for staff

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Daily Herald|Taxpayers question park district’s spending on food, gifts for staff Illinois, Illinois Press, Latest, Press

by admin on August 12, 2015 with 0 comment

Taxpayers United of America’s operations director, Jared Labell, was interviewed by Daily Herald in an article about Wildwood Park District’s expenses  Critics say spending on staff should go to facilities; district defends itself Among the thousands of dollars in credit card charges for food, gift cards and employee awards under scrutiny in a small Lake …

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Illinois Budget Impasse Preferable to Business as Usual

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Illinois Budget Impasse Preferable to Business as Usual Illinois, Items of Interest, Latest, Pension Reform, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on July 30, 2015 with 0 comment

View as PDF  Chicago—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) released five analyses of the ongoing Illinois budget dispute over the past two weeks, outlining various ways the Illinois General Assembly and Governor Bruce Rauner (R) could implement reforms to pass the state’s first balanced budget since 2001. “Taxpayers need Illinois’ political class to properly address the …

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Easy Budget Relief – Abolish Illinois Dept. of Commerce

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Easy Budget Relief – Abolish Illinois Dept. of Commerce Illinois, Items of Interest, Latest, Pension Reform, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on July 29, 2015 with 0 comment

View as PDF Chicago—The president of Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today urged the Illinois General Assembly to abolish the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), rather than adopt ineffectual measures that would only perpetuate what he called “a corporate welfare institution of monstrous proportions.” “While the Ill. House of Representatives passed House Bill …

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