American Legislative Exchange Council| The Williams Report: A look at fiscal headlines from statehouses nationwide

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American Legislative Exchange Council| The Williams Report: A look at fiscal headlines from statehouses nationwideIllinois Press, Latest, Pension Reform, Press

by admin on July 20, 2016 with 0 comment

Taxpayers United of America’s Executive Director, Jared Labell, was quoted by American Legislative Exchange Council about pension reform. State Budgets Illinois: Governor Signs Stopgap Budget — But Relief from Stalemate Proves Temporary A deal cut by Illinois lawmakers and Governor Bruce Rauner will keep state government running for another six months. Just minutes after the …

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Government Pensions Gobbling Up Tax Dollars in Henry County

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Government Pensions Gobbling Up Tax Dollars in Henry CountyIllinois, Latest, Pension Reform

by admin on July 12, 2016 with 0 comment

View as PDF Geneseo, IL – Taxpayers United of America (TUA) has released its most recent government pension study exposing individual pensions for Henry County government retirees, as well as Geneseo and Kewanee municipal, local school, and police retirees. “There are more than 240 retired government teachers in Henry County collecting pensions that will accrue …

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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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Illinois’ SURS Schooling Taxpayers

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Illinois’ SURS Schooling TaxpayersIllinois, Latest, Pension Reform

by admin on March 31, 2016 with 1 comment

View as PDF CHICAGO—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of their updated analysis of Illinois’ State Universities Retirement System (SURS). “SURS is in dire need of significant pension reform, much like the other Illinois state pension funds. But since individual SURS retirees are some of the highest paid employees, and therefore biggest …

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Illinois’ SERS – Unchecked State-Sponsored Theft

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Illinois’ SERS – Unchecked State-Sponsored TheftIllinois, Latest, Pension Reform

by admin on March 24, 2016 with 0 comment

View as PDF CHICAGO—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of their updated analysis of Illinois’ State Employees’ Retirement System (SERS). “SERS is the third largest of the government employee pension funds in Illinois, but in some ways, it’s even more efficient at stealing wealth from hard-working taxpayers for the benefit of the …

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IMRF – The Gold Standard in Taxpayer Abuse

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IMRF – The Gold Standard in Taxpayer AbuseIllinois, Latest, Pension Reform

by admin on March 10, 2016 with 0 comment

View as PDF CHICAGO—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of their updated analysis of Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF). “The IMRF, although touted as the gold standard in government pension funds, is just as efficient at stealing taxpayer wealth to benefit the political elite as any Illinois State pension fund,” stated Jim …

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Madison Record|Haine and Haida among top IMRF beneficiaries in state; Though adequately funded, critic says pension system ‘just as efficient at stealing taxpayer wealth’

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Madison Record|Haine and Haida among top IMRF beneficiaries in state; Though adequately funded, critic says pension system ‘just as efficient at stealing taxpayer wealth’Illinois, Illinois Press, Latest, Pension Reform, Press

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President and founder of Taxpayers United of America (TUA), Jim Tobin, was quoted by Madison Record about the latest IMRF Pension data release. The top Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) beneficiaries in Madison and St. Clair counties are among the state’s highest paid. And both of them – a lawmaker and a judge – are …

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Madison Record|Taxpayers’ advocate trounces Illinois Teachers Retirement System: ‘Nothing compares to its fraud, waste and abuse’

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Madison Record|Taxpayers’ advocate trounces Illinois Teachers Retirement System: ‘Nothing compares to its fraud, waste and abuse’Illinois Press, Latest, Pension Reform, Press

by admin on March 7, 2016 with 1 comment

President and Founder of Taxpayers United of America (TUA), Jim Tobin, was quoted by Madison Record about the recent Teacher’s Retirement System pension data release. Former O’Fallon Township High School Superintendent Russell Clover who earns $185,465 in retirement is among the highest paid beneficiaries of the Teachers Retirement System (TRS), according to the Taxpayers United …

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