Government Pensions Hold Freeport Property Owners Hostage

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

by admin on August 20, 2014 with 0 comment

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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Dick Durbin Wants to Make a Victim Out of YOU!featured, Illinois, Latest, News Releases

by admin on August 18, 2014 with 0 comment

Chicago – Sen. Richard J. “Dick” Durbin (D-IL), denies citizens protection of their life and their property by pushing gun controls that take the ‘self’ out of self-defense, according to the president of Taxpayers United of America (TUA). “Can you imagine waiting for Chicago police to arrive to save you from an armed assault?…

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25th Anniversary of Rostenkowski Rout!

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25th Anniversary of Rostenkowski Rout!Illinois, Latest

by admin on August 5, 2014 with 0 comment

CHICAGO – August 17, 2014 is the 25th anniversary of an event that energized an anti-tax movement in Illinois and across the United States. An angry crowd of 250 senior citizens protesting the Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act of 1988, signed by Pres. Ronald Reagan on July 01, 1988, chased down Congressman Dan Rostenkowski (D-IL), chairman of the House

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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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Power Structure Turns Back Riverside-Brookfield School District 208 Electioneering Lawsuitfeatured, Illinois, Items of Interest, Latest, Lawsuits, Riverside-Brookfield, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on November 6, 2013 with 0 comment

View Release as PDF CHICAGO—The president of Taxpayers United of America (TUA) condemned the unresponsiveness of the legal system in Illinois, which denied an appeal by taxpayers who sued Riverside-Brookfield Sch. Dist. 208 for illegal electioneering. “It’s mindboggling the extent to which local judges protect the status quo, even in the face of convincing evidence …

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