Gov. Pat Quinn, U.S. Sen. Durbin: Corporate Welfare Whores Chicago, Illinois, Latest, News Releases, Taxpayer Alert

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View as PDF Chicago – “Corporate welfare handouts are not only the antithesis of free markets, but the enduring legacy of state-provided subsidies are the numerous short-term unseen costs and long-term unintended negative consequences that develop from politicization,” said Jared Labell from Taxpayers United of America (TUA). Politicians are uniquely skilled at giving away other …

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Strong Candidates Round Out the List of Tax Accountability’s 2014 Endorsements Candidate Endorsements, Items of Interest, Latest, News Releases, Tax Accountability

by admin on October 23, 2014 with 0 comment

Chicago—Today, Tax Accountability (TA), the political action arm of Taxpayers United of America (TUA), announced its Illinois candidate endorsements for the November 4, 2014 general election. “This is an important time to elect lawmakers at all levels of government, who promise to vote against any and all tax increases,” said Jim Tobin, president of TA…

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Senate Despot Dick Durbin Plays Politics with Indefinite Detention Chicago, Commentary, Illinois, Latest, News Releases, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on October 22, 2014 with 0 comment

Chicago – Illinois political hack Richard J. “Dick” Durbin (D) has been in the U.S. Senate seventeen years too long. Time and time again for nearly two decades, Durbin has failed to reconcile his occasional calls for moderate government reforms with his overall track record of encouraging the growth of the size and scope of the government…

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3 Illinois Counties Seek to Gouge Taxpayers With New 1% Sales Tax

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3 Illinois Counties Seek to Gouge Taxpayers With New 1% Sales Tax Edwards County, featured, IL, Items of Interest, Latest, News Releases, Wayne County, White County

by admin on October 21, 2014 with 0 comment

Chicago – Government bureaucrats in Wayne, White, and Edwards Counties have placed referenda on the November 4, 2014 ballot for voters to approve a 1% sales tax to supplement school funding. According to Taxpayers United of America (TUA), if passed, this new tax will do more harm than good. “Adding new taxes is that last thing we need in Illinois…

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Hold on to Your Wallets Chicago, featured, Illinois, Latest, News Releases, States, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on October 20, 2014 with 0 comment

Chicago – Taxation serves one purpose only: to grow government, according to Jim Tobin, noted economist and president of Taxpayers United of America (TUA). “Government bureaucrats are always looking for ways to get more of your hard-earned money. God forbid you choose to smoke in Chicago. You now have to pay $7.17 in taxes for each pack…

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5 Village Governments Want Taxpayers to Throw Away Their Right to Vote on Property Tax Increases

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5 Village Governments Want Taxpayers to Throw Away Their Right to Vote on Property Tax Increases featured, Illinois, Latest, Referenda, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on October 15, 2014 with 0 comment

Chicago – Government bureaucrats in Barrington, Lake Zurich, Lynwood, Crestwood, and Matteson have placed referenda on the November 4, 2014 ballot for voters to approve Home Rule status for these villages. According to Taxpayers United of America (TUA), Home Rule means higher taxes. “I like to call it ‘Home Ruin’”, said Jim Tobin, president of TUA…

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