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

by admin on October 20, 2014 with 0 comment

View as PDF 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 …

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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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F-Rated Fiscal Records for Eight U.S. Governors Commentary, featured, Foundation, Latest, News Releases, Taxpayer Alert, TEF

by admin on October 14, 2014 with 1 comment

The Cato Institute released its 12th biennial fiscal report card earlier this month regarding the budget records of America’s governors from January 2012–August 2014. The governors of Minnesota, Oregon, Delaware, Washington, Illinois, Massachusetts, Colorado, and California received F ratings as America’s most egregious taxing-and-spending chief executives, with the records of Quinn (IL-D), Patrick (MA-D), Hickenlooper (CO-D), and Brown (CA-D) rounding out the bottom of the list of the forty-eight…

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836 DuPage County Government Teacher Pensions in the top 6.6% National Income Level

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836 DuPage County Government Teacher Pensions in the top 6.6% National Income Level featured, Illinois, Items of Interest, Latest, News Releases, Pension Reform

by admin on October 1, 2014 with 1 comment

Chicago—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of a new study of the pensioners of Naperville municipal, Naperville Police and Firefighters, and DuPage County government teacher pensions. “836 of the DuPage County government teacher pensions are over $100,000 which places them in the top 6.6% income level nationally,” stated Rae Ann McNeilly…

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It’s Time Illinois: Dump Durbin

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It’s Time Illinois: Dump Durbin Illinois, Latest

by admin on September 11, 2014 with 1 comment

Taxpayers United of America has long documented the improprieties of United States Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL). Within the last six months alone, we’ve put out the following releases on Illinois’ left-wing senator: Liar, Liar Dick on Fire! (4/9/14) Dick “Disaster” Durbin Votes Against Taxpayers 97% of the Time! (6/9/14) Beware of Dick Durbin – if …

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Senate Thug Dick Durbin In Hot Water Over IRS Scandal Commentary, Illinois, Latest

by admin on September 9, 2014 with 0 comment

CHICAGO – Senate Majority Whip Richard J. “Dick” Durbin (D) repeatedly lobbied the IRS to probe conservative groups, according to a complaint filed with the Senate Select Committee on Ethics by The Center for Competitive Politics (CCP). According to White House correspondent Fred Lucas, Durbin violated the post-Watergate laws prohibiting the White House from using …

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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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