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

by admin on March 9, 2016 with 0 comment

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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State Data Lab|The Ruling Class: Judges’ Retirement System

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State Data Lab|The Ruling Class: Judges’ Retirement SystemIllinois Press, Latest, Pension Reform, Press

by admin on March 3, 2016 with 1 comment

State Data Lab, a project by Truth In Accounting, featured Taxpayers United of America’s recent JRS data release. Includes “… “Our analysis of JRS reveals more of the same taxpayer abuse that we have found across the state’s government pension system. Not only do these judges benefit from the redistribution of taxpayer wealth, they also …

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Northwest Herald|From the Editor’s Desk: Five land on top 200 teachers’ pension list

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Northwest Herald|From the Editor’s Desk: Five land on top 200 teachers’ pension listIllinois, Illinois Press, Latest, Pension Reform, Press

by admin on March 3, 2016 with 0 comment

Taxpayers United of America’s data release of the top 200 Illinois Teacher’s Retirement System pensions was used by Northwest Herald. Five McHenry County educators appear on the latest Taxpayers United of America’s top 200 Illinois Teachers’ Retirement System pensioners list, which was released Wednesday. TUA is a tax accountability organization led by President Jim Tobin. …

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Medill Reports Chicago|As state’s finances sink, anti-tax group lets barbs, blame fly

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Medill Reports Chicago|As state’s finances sink, anti-tax group lets barbs, blame flyIllinois, Illinois Press, Latest, Pension Reform

by admin on March 3, 2016 with 0 comment

Taxpayers United of America’s president, Jim Tobin, was quoted by Medill Reports Chicago about the latest data release of the top 200 Illinois Teachers’ Retirement System pensions.. Taxpayers United of America President Jim Tobin called Wednesday for Illinois taxpayers to oust Speaker of the House Michael Madigan in the upcoming March primary. As lawmakers continue …

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