6 Democrats Stand in the Way of Illinois Economic RecoveryIllinois, Latest, News Releases

by admin on October 30, 2012 with 0 comment

View release as a PDF Chicago – “Six Springfield Democrats, any six Democrats or all Springfield Democrats, need to be fired in order to demote Speaker Madigan to House Minority Leader,” stated Jim Tobin, president of Taxpayers United of America. “Illinois is desperate for real change and it will only be realized by firing Speaker …

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Tax Accountability Announces 2012 EndorsementsItems of Interest, Latest, News Releases

by admin on October 29, 2012 with 0 comment

View release as a PDF Chicago—Today, Tax Accountability, the political action arm of Taxpayers United of America (TUA), announced its Illinois candidate endorsements for the November 6, 2012 general election. “This is an important time to elect lawmakers at all levels of government, who promise to vote against any and all tax increases,” said Jim …

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Cook County Proposes Huge Tax Hike on PoorIllinois, Latest, News Releases, Pension Reform, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on October 26, 2012 with 0 comment

View release as a PDF Chicago–Cook County Board boss Toni Preckwinkle’s promotion of a $1.00-per-pack tax increase on cigarettes as a humanitarian initiative has questionable motives, according to Rae Ann McNeilly, director of outreach for Taxpayers United of America (TUA). “Such an increase targets those who can least afford it,” said McNeilly. “Smoking is most prevalent among …

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VIDEO: Magnum TI and the Case of Illinois’ Fiscal Crisis (featuring Big Cheese Madigan)

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VIDEO: Magnum TI and the Case of Illinois’ Fiscal Crisis (featuring Big Cheese Madigan)Illinois, Latest, Pension Reform

by admin on October 23, 2012 with 1 comment

View release as a PDF Chicago – Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released a video with an important message for voters: vote out of office those Springfield Democrats responsible for the huge 67% personal income tax increase and end Michael Madigan’s reign as House Majority Leader. “Boss Madigan has been speaker of the Illinois …

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Adams County Crushed by Government PensionsIllinois, Items of Interest, News Releases, Pension Reform

by admin on October 23, 2012 with 2 comments

View release as a PDF Quincy—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of a new pension study for the Quincy municipal government employees, Adams County government employees and Adams County government teachers. “Illinois lawmakers have only flirted with reforms of the government pension system,” stated Jim Tobin, president of TUA. “Illinois is in …

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Westmont Bureaucrats Desperate to Protect Home Rule Taxing PowerIllinois, Items of Interest, Latest, News Releases

by admin on October 17, 2012 with 2 comments

View release as a PDF Chicago – “Westmont residents stand to keep a lot more of their hard-earned money if they vote “YES” to end home rule on November 6,” stated Rae Ann McNeilly, director of outreach for Taxpayers United of America (TUA). “Home Rule always means higher taxes. Bureaucrats try to sell home rule …

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