Watchdog Group Says 14 Lake County Retirees Collecting $200K+ Pensions

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Watchdog Group Says 14 Lake County Retirees Collecting $200K+ Pensions Illinois Press, Latest, Pension Reform

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Jared Labell was interviewed by CBS 2 WBBM Newsradio’s John Cody about Lake County pensions. (CBS) — Taxpayers United says over 14 Lake County retirees are collecting pensions over $200,000 as the tax watch it continues combing through Illinois county retirement records for potential tax savings, reports WBBM’s John Cody. Taxpayers United warns Illinois is …

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893+ Lake County and Waukegan Gov. Retirees Raking in Pensions Over $100,000!

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893+ Lake County and Waukegan Gov. Retirees Raking in Pensions Over $100,000! Chicago, Items of Interest, Latest, News Releases, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on March 4, 2015 with 0 comment

View as PDF Chicago – Taxpayers United of America (TUA) reveals in their latest government pension study that over 893 Lake County and Waukegan government retirees are collecting annual pension payments over $100,000. “It’s unconscionable that taxpayers are still on the hook for such outrageous pensions,” stated TUA’s operations director, Jared Labell. “Across the state …

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The Scott Horton Show | Jared Labell talks pensions and upcoming workshop

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The Scott Horton Show | Jared Labell talks pensions and upcoming workshop Latest, Press

by admin on February 26, 2015 with 0 comment

Jared Labell of Taxpayers United of America appeared on The Scott Horton Show to discusses his organization’s workshop seminars that train activists to submit FOIA requests on government workers’ pay and pensions. These enormous liabilities threaten to bankrupt some local and state governments, especially in Illinois. The next workshop is March 7th in Orlando, Florida. …

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IL Govt. Pension Fiasco Sparks Media Coverage

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IL Govt. Pension Fiasco Sparks Media Coverage Illinois, Illinois Press, Items of Interest, Latest, News Releases

by admin on February 19, 2015 with 0 comment

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivered his inaugural budget address before the General Assembly yesterday, focusing in part on the government pension debacle afflicting the state. Taxpayers United of America (TUA) has played a large role in publicizing this issue for nearly a decade, and yesterday’s media coverage is helping spread the message like never before…

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ABC 7 | Some Illinois retirees getting millions from taxpayers

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ABC 7 | Some Illinois retirees getting millions from taxpayers Foundation, Illinois, Illinois Press, Latest, TEF

by admin on February 19, 2015 with 0 comment

Taxpayer Education Foundation’s recent study on pensions was featured in a story by ABC 7 on the amounts of Illinois pension payouts. CHICAGO (WLS) — The ABC7 I-Team has been looking into a mind-boggling statement made by the Gov. Bruce Rauner on Wednesday. “One out of every four dollars taken from taxpayers by the state …

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We Need More Details and Fewer Speeches, Gov. Rauner!

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We Need More Details and Fewer Speeches, Gov. Rauner! Illinois, Items of Interest, Jared Labell, Latest, News Releases

by admin on February 18, 2015 with 0 comment

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivered his first budget address to the General Assembly today, allowing the first-term Republican an opportunity to outline his plan to address the financial catastrophe looming over the taxpayers of Illinois. Taxpayers United of America’s (TUA) director of operations, Jared Labell, said that today’s speech was mostly a replay of Rauner’s State of the State speech delivered just two weeks ago…

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My Rock River Radio | Taxpayers United of America Says Sauk Valley Taxpayers Are Still Being Robbed

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My Rock River Radio | Taxpayers United of America Says Sauk Valley Taxpayers Are Still Being Robbed Illinois, Illinois Press, Latest, News Releases, Pension Reform, Press

by admin on February 12, 2015 with 1 comment

TUA’s Rae Ann McNeilly and Jared Labell were featured in an article by My Rock River Radio  on the release of pension data for Dixon, Sterling, Lee County and Whiteside County. Is the financial system of state and local governments destined for collapse if a change in the pension system not made immediately.  The group …

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