Government Pensions Hold Freeport Property Owners Hostage

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View Release as PDF Freeport—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of a new study of the pensioners of Freeport municipal, Stephenson County governments, Stephenson County government schools, Freeport retired police and fire, and Highland Community College. “Illinois leaders, Gov. Patrick Quinn (D), Michael Madigan (D), and John Cullerton (D), are taking taxpayers …

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Dick Durbin Wants to Make a Victim out of YOU!

by admin on August 18, 2014 with 0 comment

View Release as PDF Chicago – Sen. Richard J. “Dick” Durbin (D-IL), denies citizens protection of their life and their property by pushing gun controls that take the ‘self’ out of self-defense, according to the president of Taxpayers United of America (TUA). “Can you imagine waiting for Chicago police to arrive to save you from …

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25th Anniversary of Rostenkowski Rout!

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25th Anniversary of Rostenkowski Rout!

by admin on August 5, 2014 with 0 comment

View Release as PDF CHICAGO – August 17, 2014 is the 25th anniversary of an event that energized an anti-tax movement in Illinois and across the United States. An angry crowd of 250 senior citizens protesting the Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act of 1988, signed by Pres. Ronald Reagan on July 01, 1988, chased down Congressman …

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Beware of Dick Durbin – if you Value Free Speech

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Beware of Dick Durbin – if you Value Free Speech

by admin on July 2, 2014 with 0 comment

U.S. Senator Richard J. “Dick” Durbin (D-IL) joined 40 other Democrat senators in sponsoring a constitutional amendment that would damage the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. The proposed amendment, SJ Res.19, would remove freedom of speech protection from certain political activities…

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Is Chicago Press Part of the Cabal that Supports Illinois’ High Tax Rates?

by admin on May 20, 2014 with 0 comment

The Illinois state corporate income tax continues to be understated by reporters and politicians, according to Jim Tobin, the president of one of the nation’s largest taxpayer groups, Taxpayers United of America (TUA). “The total Illinois corporate state income tax rate of 9.5% includes a base rate of 7% and another 2.5% on top of that, which was added by constitutional amendment in 1980,” says Tobin…

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