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Vote 'No' on Knox Community Schools’ Property Tax Increase Referendum!

View as PDF CHICAGO—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) is working with taxpayers in Indiana’s Knox Community School District to oppose the district’s property-tax-increase referendum that will appear on the district’s May 7, 2013 ballot. “This referendum is a money grab for the bureaucrats of the Knox government schools,” said Jim Tobin, TUA president. “Homeowners are

Gov. Daniels: Release Indiana's Public Pension Numbers!

Gov. Daniels: Release Indiana's Public Pension Numbers!

CHICAGO – Taxpayers United of America Vice President, Christina Tobin, called on Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels to set the standard for transparency by leading his state to release its government pension data.

“I have written a letter to Gov. Daniels, urging him to change the culture of secrecy surrounding government employee pension benefit amounts. He can champion enforcement of Indiana’s existing freedom of information law: IC 5-14-3-1, regarding access to public records, viz, : “…all persons are entitled to full and complete information regarding the affairs of government…”

Please click below to view the letter:

“Indiana has refused to release the names and pension amounts for its retired employees at every level of government. There is a culture of resistance and secrecy around the salaries of current employees as well. Indiana State and local government officials have been more resistant in providing salary data than any other state in which we have researched the government pensions”, said Tobin.

“In states like Indiana that refuse to disclose individual pensions, we estimate pensions for current employees using their current salaries and the specific pension rules for the fund in which they participate. While this provides a reasonable estimate, the people have a right to know actual pension amounts.”

TUA Calls for Government Pension Reform in Lake County

Click here to view Lake Counties To 100 Salaries Click here to view Indiana’s Top 25 Pensions Click here to view the Indiana’s State Employees Benefits Merrillville–A report released today by Taxpayers United of America (TUA) reveals that local and state government employees are not only receiving generous salaries, but that over a normal lifetime,

Lavish, Gold-Plated Pensions Turning Retired Government Employees into Pension Millionaires

Lavish, Gold-Plated Pensions Turning Retired Government Employees into Pension Millionaires

Click here to view Indiana’s Top 25 Pensions Click here to view Indiana’s State Judges Pensions Click here to view Indiana’s State Employees Pension Click here to view Indianapolis’s Top 100 Teacher’s Salaries & Estimated Pensions. INDIANAPOLIS–A report released today by Taxpayers United of America (TUA) reveals that Indianapolis government employees are not only receiving

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