FoxNews.com |  Why we are on the brink of the greatest Depression of all time

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FoxNews.com | Why we are on the brink of the greatest Depression of all timeIllinois Press, Press

by admin on August 24, 2012 with 0 comment

TUA’s study on Illinois government employees making over $425,000 per year was referenced in an article by Wayne Allen Root at Fox News.com. Everywhere from FoxNews.com to CNBC.com, I suddenly see commentators warning of pending doom, economic collapse, and a new Great Depression. Welcome to my club. Perhaps America’s politicians and economists should have paid attention …

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It’s a Spending Problem, Not a Revenue Problem – Even in Shawano, Wisconsin!

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It’s a Spending Problem, Not a Revenue Problem – Even in Shawano, Wisconsin!Latest, Pension Reform, Taxpayer Alert, Wisconsin

by admin on August 20, 2012 with 0 comment

View release as a PDF SHAWANO—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) released salaries and estimated pension payouts for Shawano School District government employees. “At a time when bureaucrats are trying to raise property taxes, one might think that they tighten their own belts, but not in Shawano, Wisconsin! They intend to also give themselves a 2% …

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Examiner.com | Watchdog exposes Tollway cops taking home millions

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Examiner.com | Watchdog exposes Tollway cops taking home millionsIllinois Press, Press

by admin on August 17, 2012 with 0 comment

TUA’s release on Illinois Tollway retirees’ pension amounts was featured in the following article at examiner.com. August 16, 2012. Springfield. A taxpayer watchdog group examined payroll and pension benefits for employees of the Illinois Tollway System. What they found surprised even their investigators. Among other shocking data, the information revealed that of the five highest …

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Colorado Springs & Pueblo CO Hide Stunning Government Pension Payments From TaxpayersColorado, Latest, Pension Reform

by admin on August 16, 2012 with 0 comment

View release as a PDF COLORADO SPRINGS—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) released estimated pension payouts for Colorado Springs, Pueblo City and County, El Paso County and area government school employees. Colorado refuses to release actual government pensions, ignoring citizens’ right to review all payments funded by taxes. TUA calculated estimated pensions for government employees based …

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Illinois Tollway Retirees Get Wealthy For Doing NothingIllinois, Latest, Pension Reform

by admin on August 15, 2012 with 1 comment

View release as a PDF CHICAGO—Some Illinois Tollway employees retire very early, and often become pension millionaires over their long retirement, according to the President of Taxpayers United of America (TUA). “Our organization has obtained the names, annual pension figures and amounts-paid-to-date for former employees of the Illinois Tollway system,” said Jim Tobin, TUA President, …

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Denver Hides Stunning Government Pension Payments From TaxpayersColorado, Latest, Pension Reform

by admin on August 15, 2012 with 0 comment

View release as a PDF DENVER—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) released estimated pension payouts for Denver municipal, Denver Schools, and Colorado State government employees. Colorado 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 …

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Appeal Filed in Illegal Electioneering Suit Against Riverside Brookfield SD208Latest, Lawsuits, News Releases, Riverside-Brookfield

by admin on August 9, 2012 with 0 comment

View release as a PDF Chicago – Anthony J Peraica & Associates is appealing Judge Leroy K. Martin’s July 17, 2012 ruling to dismiss with prejudice, a lawsuit they filed against Riverside Brookfield School District 208. The suit, in which Peraica and Taxpayers United of America (TUA) are plaintiffs, charges the school district with illegal …

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Atty. General Lisa Madigan Continues Fight to Protect Highway Robbery

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Atty. General Lisa Madigan Continues Fight to Protect Highway RobberyIL Toll Tax, Latest, Lawsuits, News Releases

by admin on August 8, 2012 with 0 comment

View release as a PDF CHICAGO–Taxpayers United of America (TUA) filed an appeal to Judge Rita M. Novak’s dismissal with prejudice in its suit to repeal the 2012 toll tax increase of 87%. “Attorney General Lisa Madigan is doing her best to sustain the toll tax increase that is tantamount to highway robbery,” stated Jim …

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