NEW YORK – Taxpayers United of America has released the top pension estimates for New York State government teachers and employees. “We are shedding light at last, on the problems with New York’s government pension system,” said Christina Tobin, Vice President of Taxpayers United of America (TUA), and founder and President of Free and Equal
Findings from TUA’s pension project on New York State are featured in this piece from ABC News 10. Click on the image below to watch the video. ALBANY, N.Y. – A press conference was held Tuesday to discuss the results of a new pension study. The study exposes the top pensions for retired government employees
Findings from TUA’s pension project on New York State are featured in this article at Capitol Confidential. We’ve had lists for some time now of state and local public employee salaries and pensions, starting first with the Empire Center and then followed by newspapers including our own. The phenomenon has spread over the past few
Findings from TUA’s pension project on New York State are featured in this article at TimesUnion.com. ALBANY — A fiscally conservative advocacy group from the Midwest arrived in Albany to propose an intriguing math experiment: If retired public employees maxed out their pensions by retiring early at age 55 and living to the ripe old
TUA’s defeat of 7 tax-increasing referenda was mentioned at the end of the following article by the Daily Herald. Despite a tender economy, a healthy majority of voters in Libertyville and Kildeer felt paying more out of pocket would be worth the investment in terms of better roads. And though nearly an even split, voters
Findings from TUA’s pension project on New York State are featured in this article at Metro New York. A report released Thursday by the group Taxpayers United of America accuses state government employees of getting way too much in their retirement pensions. One schoolteacher on Long Island, for example, could stand to collect nearly $12
View release as a PDF CHICAGO–The president of Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today announced that “the organization, its members and supporters defeated the 7 tax-increase referenda yesterday.” “It’s a great victory for Illinois taxpayers,” said Tobin. “The seven ballot measures are the largest number of tax-increase referenda we have opposed in a single election
View release as a PDF NEW YORK—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) released a report this week revealing top government employee pensions with estimated lifetime payouts, for several New York counties as well as New York’s state government retirees, and statewide government teachers. Several New York cities, including NYC, have refused to provide the data requested.
View release as a PDF ROCHESTER—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today revealed retired government employee pensions for Monroe, Erie, and Onondaga Counties. Many New York government employees are becoming pension millionaires when retired. “Many government retirees make more in pension payments than the private sector taxpayers make in salaries,” stated Christina Tobin, TUA Vice President.
Findings from TUA’s pension project on Altoona and Blair County are featured in this article at News Talk 1240 WRTA. A national organization says public pensions are drowning local municipalities financially and leaving taxpayers on the hook for their costs. Representatives from Taxpayers United of America paid a visit to Altoona on Tuesday to highlight
View release as a PDF ALBANY—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today revealed retired government employee pensions for the County of Albany, New York’s state government retirees, and statewide government teachers. Many New York government employees are becoming pension millionaires when retired. “Many government retirees make more in pension payments than the private sector taxpayers make
Findings from TUA’s pension project on Philadelphia are featured in this article at newsworks.org. A tax-reform group from Illinois is advocating for sweeping changes to state and local government pension programs by making an example of top-earning former Philadelphia municipal employees. Retired Philadelphia Police Commissioner Sylvester Johnson tops their list with an annual pension of