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Government Pensions Hold Freeport Property Owners HostageIllinois, Latest, Pension Reform, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on August 20, 2014 with 2 comments

Freeport—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of a new study of the pensioners of Freeport municipal, Stephenson County governments, Stephenson County government schools, Freeport retired police and fire, and Highland Community College. “Illinois leaders, Gov. Patrick Quinn (D), Michael Madigan (D), and John Cullerton (D), are taking taxpayers in Stephenson County…

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Illinois High Taxes and Corruption Go Hand-In-Handfeatured, Illinois, Items of Interest, Latest, News Releases, Pension Reform

by admin on May 19, 2014 with 0 comment

High taxes and corruption go hand-in-hand in Illinois, according to Jim Tobin, President of Taxpayers United of America (TUA). “Illinois is easily the most corrupt state in the union,” said Tobin. “The previous front-runner, Louisiana, is now a distant second. And the mother-lode of corruption is the Democrat machine of Cook County, which runs roughshod over the entire state.”

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Government Pensions Drive Peoria Property Taxes Through the Rooffeatured, Illinois, Latest, Pension Reform

by admin on April 22, 2014 with 0 comment

View as PDF PEORIA—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of a new pension study of the pensioners of Peoria municipal and county government, Peoria County government schools, and Illinois Central College. “Illinois leaders, Gov. Patrick Quinn (D), Michael Madigan (D), and John Cullerton (D), continue to fail in their duty to taxpayers …

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Rockford & Winnebago County Taxpayers Crushed by Gov. Pension Debtfeatured, Illinois, Items of Interest, Latest, News Releases, Pension Reform, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on April 2, 2014 with 0 comment

View Release as PDF ROCKFORD—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of a new pension study of the pensioners of Rockford Municipal government, Winnebago County government, Winnebago government teachers, and Rock Valley College. “Illinois leaders, Gov. Patrick Quinn (D), Michael Madigan (D), and John Cullerton (D), continue to fail in their duty to …

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Springfield Tax Villains Push to Raise State Income Tax on 85% of Illinoisansfeatured, Illinois, Latest, News Releases, Pension Reform, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on February 24, 2014 with 1 comment

View as PDF CHICAGO—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) has released the list of Illinois state legislators who have supported one or more resolutions that seek to add an amendment to the Illinois Constitution to implement a graduated state income tax, announced Jim Tobin, TUA President. “Led by machine bosses Gov. Patrick J. Quinn (D), House …

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Illinois’ Proposed Pension ‘Reform’ is a Rotten Deal for Taxpayersfeatured, Illinois, Items of Interest, Latest, News Advisory, News Releases, Pension Reform, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on December 3, 2013 with 0 comment

View as PDF CHICAGO—The so-called “pension reform plan” being pushed through by Ill. Sen. Pres. John J. Cullerton (D), Ill. House Speaker Michael J. Madigan (D), Senate Minority Leader Christine Rodogno (R), and House Minority Leader Jim Durkin is being kept a secret from legislators and taxpayers, but smells like a rotten deal for taxpayers, …

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Yes, Pres. Cullerton, Impending Bankruptcy IS a Crisis!featured, Illinois, Latest, News Releases, Pension Reform

by admin on November 4, 2013 with 1 comment

View as PDF CHICAGO—Ill. Senate President, John Cullerton is putting Illinois at risk of going under by denying that the state’s pension systems are in crisis, according to the Executive Director of Taxpayers United of America (TUA). “Illinois’ five government-employee pension plans have a deficit of at least $100 billion,” said Rae Ann McNeilly, of …

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Green Bay Taxpayers Duped by Government Pension SecrecyLatest, News Releases, Pension Reform, Wisconsin

by admin on October 30, 2013 with 1 comment

View as PDF Green Bay—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of its study of the Green Bay Municipal, Brown County, and Brown County Government school employees. “The State of Wisconsin, hiding behind a secrecy law, refuses to release actual pension payments derived from huge taxpayer subsidies. Because we have a right to …

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