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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Taxpayers Struggle to Support Stunning Tucson Government Pensions

View release as a PDF TUCSON—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of a new pension study of Tucson government retirees. “Arizona lawmakers have made modest attempts to undo the damage of administrations past, that have made budget-crushing deals with union bosses whose only concern is their own job security,” stated Jim Tobin,

Taxpayers Struggle To Support Stunning Phoenix Government Pensions

View release as a PDF PHOENIX—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of a new pension study of Phoenix and Arizona State government retirees. “Arizona lawmakers have made modest attempts to undo the damage of administrations past, that have made budget-crushing deals with union bosses whose only concern is their own job security,”

Florida Pension Estimates Produce Great Press Coverage for TUA

Florida Pension Estimates Produce Great Press Coverage for TUA

View release as a PDF Last week, Taxpayers United of America released the top pension amounts for Florida government employees. Director of Outreach, Rae Ann McNeilly, held press conferences in Miami, Orlando, Tallahassee, and Jacksonville. TUA received the following great press coverage: WCTV Eyewitness News | Group Says Florida’s Pension Systems are Crushing the Middle

West Orlando Online News | Study: Florida Government Pensions Crushing Middle Class

West Orlando Online News | Study: Florida Government Pensions Crushing Middle Class

Findings from TUA’s pension project on Orlando, Florida, are featured in this article from the West Orlando Online News. A just-released study by the Taxpayers United of America (TUA) finds that some Orlando government employees and Orange County government teachers are on track to collect huge pension payouts, and if Florida’s current government pension systems continue,

TheLedger.com | Battle Looms Over State Pensions

TheLedger.com | Battle Looms Over State Pensions

Findings from TUA’s pension project on Tallahassee, Florida, are featured in this article from TheLedger.com. Florida’s pension plan for public workers faces a legal showdown in early September before the state’s highest court. On the morning of Sept. 7, the Florida Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case in which the justices will decide the

Jacksonville Hides Stunning Government Pension Payments from Taxpayers

View release as a PDF JACKSONVILLE—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) released estimated pension payouts for Jacksonville and Duval County government employees and Duval County government teachers. Florida refuses to release actual government pensions, ignoring citizens’ right to review all payments funded by taxes. TUA calculated estimated pensions for government employees based on actual salaries of

Tallahassee Hides Stunning Government Pension Payments from Taxpayers

View release as a PDF TALLAHASSEE—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) released estimated pension payouts for Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida State, University of Florida government employees and Leon County government teachers. Florida refuses to release actual government pensions, ignoring citizens’ right to review all payments funded by taxes. TUA calculated estimated pensions for government employees based

Orlando Hides Stunning Government Pension Payments from Taxpayers

View release as a PDF ORLANDO—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) released estimated pension payouts for Orlando government employees and Orange County government teachers. Florida refuses to release actual government pensions, ignoring citizens’ right to review all payments funded by taxes. TUA calculated estimated pensions for government employees based on actual salaries of current government employees

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