Tax Accountability: Candidates Are Not Endorsed By Us Unless We Say They Are EndorsedItems of Interest, Latest, News Advisory

by admin on January 30, 2012 with 0 comment

CHICAGO–The chairman of Tax Accountability (TAC), the political action arm of Taxpayers United of America (TUA), today issued a statement warning candidates for office that they must refrain from stating or implying they have been endorsed by Tax Accountability unless the organization specifically states that it has endorsed them. “Candidates must return our questionnaire and …

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Iowa Government Pen$ion$; WOW!

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Iowa Government Pen$ion$; WOW!Iowa, Latest, Pension Reform

by admin on January 25, 2012 with 0 comment

IOWA – Taxpayers United of America has released the top pension estimates for Iowa government teachers and  employees. “We are shedding light at last, on the problems with Iowa’s government pension system,” said Christina Tobin, Vice President of Taxpayers United of America (TUA), and founder and President of ‘Free and Equal Elections.’ “Minimal reform has …

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examiner.com | Taxpayer watchdog sues Riverside Brookfield

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examiner.com | Taxpayer watchdog sues Riverside BrookfieldIllinois Press, Press

by admin on January 24, 2012 with 0 comment

The following article from examiner.com features TUA’s lawsuit against the Riverside-Brookfield school board. January 24, 2012. Chicago. The taxpayer watchdog group Taxpayers United of America filed suit yesterday in Cook County Circuit Court against the Riverside-Brookfield, Illinois school board. The lawsuit claims that Riverside-Brookfield administrators used money from taxpayer coffers to fund a PR campaign …

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Davenport Iowa: Government Pensions Top SecretIowa, Latest, News Releases, Pension Reform

by admin on January 19, 2012 with 2 comments

DAVENPORT—A report released today by Taxpayers United of America (TUA) reveals salaries and top pension estimates for the government employees of the city of Davenport and Scott County. These government employees are not only receiving generous salaries, but as retirees, many will become pension millionaires. Iowa bureaucrats refuse to release pension figures, so total pension …

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KGAN CBS 2 | Pension Protest Over Government Workers

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KGAN CBS 2 | Pension Protest Over Government WorkersIowa Press, Press

by admin on January 19, 2012 with 0 comment

Rae Ann McNeilly, TUA’s Director of Outreach, discussed Cedar Rapids’ pension payout system on KGAN CBS 2. To watch the report, click here. (KGAN) CEDAR RAPIDS—How much money are government and city workers making during retirement? Too much, says Taxpayers United of America. “We don’t want to villify the people who are receiving salaries and …

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Eastern Iowa Government | National taxpayer group says Cedar Rapids’ and Iowa City’s top-paid employees will see more than $2 million in lifetime pension payouts

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Eastern Iowa Government | National taxpayer group says Cedar Rapids’ and Iowa City’s top-paid employees will see more than $2 million in lifetime pension payoutsIowa Press, Press

by admin on January 18, 2012 with 0 comment

TUA’s pension project on Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is featured in this article from Eastern Iowa Government. January 18, 2012, 2:17 pm By Rick Smith/SourceMedia Group News CEDAR RAPIDS — A national “taxpayers” group stopped here Wednesday to say it’s time for the state of Iowa and Iowa’s local governments and schools to move public employees …

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Gov. Branstad and IA General Assembly: Release Iowa’s Public Pension Numbers!

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Gov. Branstad and IA General Assembly: Release Iowa’s Public Pension Numbers!Iowa, Latest, News Releases, Pension Reform

by admin on January 18, 2012 with 0 comment

CHICAGO – Taxpayers United of America (TUA) Vice President, Christina Tobin, called on Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and the Iowa General Assembly to set the standard for transparency by releasing its government pension data. “I have written letters to Gov. Branstad and the members of the General Assembly, urging them to change the culture of …

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