TUA Receives Excellent Press Coverage With Release of New York Pension Info

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TUA Receives Excellent Press Coverage With Release of New York Pension InfoLatest, New York, Pension Reform

by admin on March 29, 2012 with 0 comment

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 …

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Capitol Confidential | Here’s your Top 100 state employee pensions and for schools too

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Capitol Confidential | Here’s your Top 100 state employee pensions and for schools tooNew York Press, Press

by admin on March 24, 2012 with 0 comment

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 …

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TimesUnion.com | Public pension ‘millionaires’ club

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TimesUnion.com | Public pension ‘millionaires’ clubNew York Press, Press

by admin on March 23, 2012 with 0 comment

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 …

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Metro New York | Group: Scale back lavish NY pensions

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Metro New York | Group: Scale back lavish NY pensionsNew York Press, Press

by admin on March 23, 2012 with 0 comment

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 …

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Clean Sweep: TUA Defeats All 7 Tax-Increase Referenda

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Clean Sweep: TUA Defeats All 7 Tax-Increase ReferendaIllinois, Latest, News Releases, Pension Reform, Referenda, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on March 22, 2012 with 1 comment

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 …

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Shame on New York: Pensions Kept in the Dark!Latest, New York, Pension Reform

by admin on March 22, 2012 with 1 comment

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. …

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New York: Government Pensions Revealed, Not Yet Relieved!Latest, New York, Pension Reform

by admin on March 21, 2012 with 1 comment

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. …

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News Talk 1240 WRTA | Taxpayer Group: Pensions Out of Control

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News Talk 1240 WRTA | Taxpayer Group: Pensions Out of ControlPennsylvania Press, Press

by admin on March 20, 2012 with 0 comment

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 …

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