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Iowa Government Pen$ion$; WOW!

Iowa Government Pen$ion$; WOW!

IOWA – Taxpayers United of America has released the top pension estimates for Iowa government teachers and  employees. “We are shedding light at last, on the problems with Iowa’s government pension system,” said Christina Tobin, Vice President of Taxpayers United of America (TUA), and founder and President of ‘Free and Equal Elections.’ “Minimal reform has

Davenport Iowa: Government Pensions Top Secret

DAVENPORT—A report released today by Taxpayers United of America (TUA) reveals salaries and top pension estimates for the government employees of the city of Davenport and Scott County. These government employees are not only receiving generous salaries, but as retirees, many will become pension millionaires. Iowa bureaucrats refuse to release pension figures, so total pension payouts were estimated* for this report.

“One really has to question why Iowa lawmakers keep individual pension information in a shroud of secrecy. Prohibiting public review of this information sends a message to taxpayers that lawmakers are more concerned with protecting abusers and double-dippers than imposing adequate reforms on a system that holds taxpayers hostage,” said Christina Tobin, TUA Vice President.

“Davenport and Scott County taxpayers struggle through this recession with average wages of $36,000 while government employees really rake it in for as many as 30 years of retirement.”

Gov. Branstad and IA General Assembly: Release Iowa’s Public Pension Numbers!

Gov. Branstad and IA General Assembly: Release Iowa’s Public Pension Numbers!

CHICAGO – Taxpayers United of America (TUA) Vice President, Christina Tobin, called on Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and the Iowa General Assembly to set the standard for transparency by releasing its government pension data. “I have written letters to Gov. Branstad and the members of the General Assembly, urging them to change the culture of

Cedar Rapids & Iowa City : Government Pensions Top Secret

CEDAR RAPIDS—A report released today by Taxpayers United of America (TUA) reveals salaries and top pension estimates for the government employees of the cities of Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, Linn and Johnson Counties,  and area government teachers.  These government employees are not only receiving generous salaries, but as retirees, many will become pension millionaires. Iowa bureaucrats refuse to release pension figures, so total pension payouts were estimated* for this report.

“One really has to question why Iowa lawmakers keep individual pension information in a shroud of secrecy. Prohibiting public review of this information sends a message to taxpayers that lawmakers are more concerned with protecting abusers and double-dippers than imposing adequate reforms on a system that holds taxpayers hostage,” said Christina Tobin, TUA Vice President.

“Cedar Rapids and Iowa City taxpayers struggle through this recession with average wages of $30,000 to $43,000, while government employees really rake it in for as many as 30 years of retirement.”

Des Moines Iowa: Government Pensions Top Secret

DES MOINES—A report released today by Taxpayers United of America (TUA) reveals salaries and top pension estimates for the government employees of the cities of Des Moines, Ames, Boone; the counties of Polk and Story, Iowa government teachers, as well as Iowa State employees.  These government employees are not only receiving generous salaries, but as retirees, many will become pension millionaires. Iowa bureaucrats refuse to release pension figures, so total pension payouts were estimated* for this report.

“One really has to question why Iowa lawmakers keep individual pension information in a shroud of secrecy. Prohibiting public review of this information sends a message to taxpayers that lawmakers are more concerned with protecting abusers and double-dippers than imposing adequate reforms on a system that holds taxpayers hostage,” said Christina Tobin, TUA Vice President.

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Des Moines, Iowa City Government Top 25 Estimated Pensions

Ames, Iowa City Government Top25 Estimated Pensions

Boone, Iowa City Government Top 25 Estimated Pensions

Polk County, Iowa Government Top 25 Estimated Pensions 

Polk County Iowa Government Teachers Top 25 Estimated Pensions 

Story County, Iowa Government  Top 25 Estimated Pensions  

Story County, Iowa Government Teachers Top 25 Est. pensions

Iowa University Top 100 Estimated Pensions  

Iowa State Judges Top 25 Estimated Pensions

Iowa State Legislators Top 25 Estimated Pensions

Iowa State Police and Fire Top 25 Estimated Pensions

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