AG Lisa Madigan Provides Strong Arm in Commuter ShakedownIL Toll Tax, Illinois, Latest, Lawsuits, News Releases

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

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Taxpayers Try To Stop Lisa Madigan’s “Highway Robbery”IL Toll Tax, Latest, Lawsuits, News Releases

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!IL Toll Tax, Latest, Lawsuits, News Advisory, Press Calls

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 LawIL Toll Tax, Latest, News Releases

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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No Thanks, Lisa! A Madigan Christmas Gift: 90% Toll-Tax Increase on January 1st!IL Toll Tax, Latest, News Releases

by admin on December 20, 2011 with 2 comments

Click here to view as a PDF Judge Rita Novak, of the Cook County Circuit Court, granted Lisa Madigan’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit that would have stopped the January 1st toll/tax increase. The suit, brought by Jim Tobin, President of Taxpayers United of America, (“TUA”), also sought Court declarations that the Tollway Authority is …

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Judge To Rule On Illegal Toll Tax Increase Defended By AG Lisa Madigan On TuesdayIL Toll Tax, Latest, News Releases

by admin on December 19, 2011 with 1 comment

Click here to view as a PDF CHICAGO–On December 20, 2011, Judge Rita Novak of the Cook County Circuit Court will hear arguments by Taxpayers United of Illinois (TUA) and other plaintiffs aimed at stopping the impending January 1, 2012 toll tax increase. TUA President Jim Tobin has filed suit to stop the increase, order …

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Court To Rule On Giant Toll Tax Increase December 20th!

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Court To Rule On Giant Toll Tax Increase December 20th!IL Toll Tax, Latest, News Releases

by admin on December 13, 2011 with 1 comment

December 20, 2011: Judge Rita Novak, of the Cook County Circuit Court, will hear arguments to stop the impending January 1st toll tax increase. Jim Tobin, President of Taxpayers United of America, (“TUA”), has filed suit to: 1) stop the increase 2) order the Tollway Authority to comply with the law that requires it to …

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Hearing Against Illinois Tollway Authority Postponed Until Monday October 31stIL Toll Tax, News Releases

by admin on October 26, 2011 with 0 comment

CHICAGO–Circuit Court Judge Rita M. Novak has postponed the hearing for a restraining order against the Ill. Tollway Authority and Electronic Transaction Consultants Corporation, a Texas corporation. The motion, filed by Taxpayers United of America, was originally scheduled to be heard on Oct. 26, 2011, but will now take place on Monday, October 31, 2011, …

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