AG Lisa Madigan Provides Strong Arm in Commuter Shakedown

by admin on November 29, 2012 with 0 comment

View release as a PDF Chicago – Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today submitted notice to the Illinois Court of Appeals 1st District, of its intent to withdraw its complaint against the Illinois Toll Authority for the allegedly illegal continuation and increase of the Illinois toll tax. “The law that originally permitted this toll tax …

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Lisa Madigan Again Opposes Toll-Tax Rollback

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Lisa Madigan Again Opposes Toll-Tax Rollback

by admin on June 18, 2012 with 1 comment

View release as a PDF The office of Ill. Attorney General Lisa Madigan (D) again is asking Judge Rita M. Novak of the Circuit Court of Cook County to grant Madigan’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit that would roll back the toll-tax increase that went in to effect on January 1st. The suit, brought by …

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Taxpayers Try To Stop Lisa Madigan’s “Highway Robbery”

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Taxpayers Try To Stop Lisa Madigan’s “Highway Robbery”

by admin on February 9, 2012 with 0 comment

CHICAGO–Plaintiffs against the Ill. State Toll Highway Authority filed an amended complaint today in Cook County Circuit Court. Plaintiffs consist of James L. Tobin, Christina Marie Tobin, Kenneth Malo, John Guild, Rae Ann McNeilly, Paul Cassidy, Glenn Westphal and Carol Westphal. Plaintiffs are seeking a Declaratory Judgment, injunctive relief, and redress for the violation of …

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TUA vs. Illinois Tollway Authority & AG Madigan: The Sequel – February 7th!

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TUA vs. Illinois Tollway Authority & AG Madigan: The Sequel – February 7th!

by admin on February 6, 2012 with 2 comments

February 7, 2012: Judge Rita Novak, of the Cook County Circuit Court, will hear arguments to roll back the 90 percent January 1st toll tax increase, and end the tollway system in Illinois. In its amended complaint, Taxpayers United of America, (“TUA”), claims the Tollway Authority violated several statuatory requirements.  If the court agrees, it …

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Spit on the Law

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Spit on the Law

by admin on December 21, 2011 with 2 comments

Click here to view as a PDF                         Click here to view $100,000-plus salaries each year from tolls CHICAGO–Taxpayers United of America (TUA) President Jim Tobin called Tuesday’s hearing of his lawsuit against the Illinois Tollway Authority a “spectacle,” and labeled Judge Rita Novak’s decision yesterday rejecting an attempt to block the 90% percent tollway tax …

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