Illinois High Taxes and Corruption Go Hand-In-Hand

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 Roof

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 Debt

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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Power Structure Turns Back Riverside-Brookfield School District 208 Electioneering Lawsuit

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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Yes, Pres. Cullerton, Impending Bankruptcy IS a Crisis!

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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