Northwest Herald|Taxpayers United of America’s president talks home rule in Woodstock

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Northwest Herald|Taxpayers United of America’s president talks home rule in WoodstockIllinois Press, Latest, Press

by admin on May 18, 2016 with 0 comment

Jim Tobin, President of Taxpayers United for America, was quoted by the Northwest Herald about his speech “Home Rule is Home Ruin” presented in Woodstock IL. WOODSTOCK – With the possibility of Woodstock becoming home rule, local voter advocacy group Voters in Action is encouraging residents to be informed and know what the designation could …

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Woodstock Seeks to Reach Further Into Taxpayers’ Pockets

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Woodstock Seeks to Reach Further Into Taxpayers’ PocketsIllinois, Latest, Pension Reform

by admin on May 12, 2016 with 0 comment

Woodstock—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of their updated analysis of salaries and pensions for Woodstock municipal government employees. “Woodstock government bureaucrats are trying to seize the opportunity to steal even more of taxpayers’ hard-earned cash by adopting Home Rule for its greedy empire building,” stated Jim Tobin, TUA president. “There are …

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Wirepoints|The Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund’s Shameful Bragging Tour – WP Original

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Wirepoints|The Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund’s Shameful Bragging Tour – WP OriginalIllinois Press, Latest, Press

by admin on May 10, 2016 with 0 comment

Taxpayers United of America was quoted about the IMRF pensions by Wirepoints. “Gall: Brazen boldness coupled with impudent assurance and insolence.” –  Merriam-Webster Dictionary By: Mark Glennon* IMRF, the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, went on a “statewide informational tour” last week. It was basically a brag fest. Illinois taxpayers should be appalled. IMRF is the …

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Taxpayers Remain Victorious for 24 Years!

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Taxpayers Remain Victorious for 24 Years!Illinois, Latest, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on May 5, 2016 with 0 comment

View as PDF Chicago – Taxpayers United of America (TUA) and Illinois’ taxpayers were victorious once again in defeating the implementation of a graduated state income tax. TUA and its membership of tens of thousands of Illinois taxpayers have helped defeat every such attempt since 1992. Jim Tobin, TUA’s founder and president, says that Illinois’ …

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Northwest Herald|Voter advocacy groups to host home rule event in Woodstock

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Northwest Herald|Voter advocacy groups to host home rule event in WoodstockIllinois Press, Latest, Press

by admin on May 2, 2016 with 0 comment

Taxpayers United of America’s President, Jim Tobin, was quoted by the Northwest Herald about his speech on May 11th about “Home Rule is Home Ruin” WOODSTOCK – In response to a special census that could result in Woodstock’s recognized population growing above 25,000 and giving the city home-rule status, a taxpayer advocacy group will give …

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Illinois Taxpayers Work One-Third of the Year for Government

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Illinois Taxpayers Work One-Third of the Year for GovernmentIllinois, Latest, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on April 29, 2016 with 0 comment

View as PDF Chicago—April 29 marks Tax Freedom Day for Illinoisans, indicating the point in 2016 when taxpayers stop laboring to fund local, state, and federal governments with their taxes and finally begin to keep their hard-earned money. “Illinois ranks 44th for its Tax Freedom Day in 2016, one of the latest in the nation” …

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