Wisconsin

Green Bay Taxpayers Duped by Government Pension Secrecy

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 [...]


Wisconsin Government Pension Multimillionaires Protected by Secrecy Law

View Release as PDF Madison—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of its study of the Wisconsin State, University of Wisconsin, Madison Municipal, Dane County, and Dane County Government school employees. “The State of Wisconsin refuses to release actual pension payments, hiding behind a secrecy law, the huge subsidies from taxpayers. Because we [...]


Shawano City and County Gov. Bureaucrats Work Feverishly to Hide from Taxpayers

Shawano—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of its study of the Shawano County, Shawano Municipal, and Shawano government school employees. “The State of Wisconsin refuses to release actual pension payments in an effort to hide the huge subsidies from taxpayers. We can’t let them get away with that so we estimate the [...]


Shhh! Top Secret Milwaukee Multi-Million $$ Government Pensions

View release as a PDF Milwaukee—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of its study of the Milwaukee County, Milwaukee Municipal, and Milwaukee government school employees. “The State of Wisconsin refuses to release actual pension payments in an effort to hide the huge subsidies from taxpayers. We can’t let them get away with [...]


9,900 Illinois Government Pensioners With Annual Pension Over $100k

View as PDF Chicago—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of its annual study of the top government pensions in the State of Illinois. “Illinois House Speaker, Michael Madigan (D), and Senate Majority Leader, John Cullerton (D), continue their political charade of pension reform while the number of six-figure pensioners grows 47% in [...]


Police Pay and Benefits Higher Than More Dangerous Jobs

View as PDF CHICAGO—Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics do not support the perception that police officers have very high-risk jobs, or that there is a “war on cops,” according to Jim Tobin, President of Taxpayers United of America. “Police-organization bureaucrats repeatedly state that there is a ‘war on cops’ in order to justify [...]


Just another $10 Million Government Pension

View as PDF CHICAGO —All across the country, millions of government pensioners are contract-bound to receive lifetime pension payouts, each in the millions of dollars, along with taxpayer- funded, premium healthcare insurance, according to Rae Ann McNeilly, executive director of Taxpayers United of America (TUA). “There has been a flurry of reaction to the ‘discovery’ [...]


Happy Birthday to the Federal Reserve – 100 Years of War, Welfare, and Pork

View as PDF By Dennis Constant December 2013 is the 100th birthday of the Federal Reserve System (Fed). The Federal Reserve Act was conceived and described in a preliminary version in November 1910, at a secret meeting in the private resort of J. P. Morgan on Jekyll Island, off the coast of Georgia. Republican Senator [...]


Lincoln Brutalized the Country and Shredded the Constitution

View as PDF Up until Lincoln’s war, the states assumed they had the right to leave the Union, and, in fact, they did have that right. Neither the 1777 Articles of Confederation nor the 1789 U.S. Constitution prohibited secession. Slavery was not the reason for the War Between the States. Lincoln had other motives when he [...]


Taxpayers Demand Spending Cuts – Oppose Raising Federal Debt Limit

View release as a PDF CHICAGO–House Republicans must stand fast and oppose raising the federal debt limit. President Obama needs to come down from his high horse and work to cut spending, according to the president of one of the nation’s largest taxpayer groups. “The federal government spends 40% more than it takes in. This [...]


It’s a Spending Problem, Not a Revenue Problem – Even in Shawano, Wisconsin!

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View release as a PDF SHAWANO—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) released salaries and estimated pension payouts for Shawano School District government employees. “At a time when bureaucrats are trying to raise property taxes, one might think that they tighten their own belts, but not in Shawano, Wisconsin! They intend to also give themselves a 2% [...]


Wausau Hides Government Pension Payments

View release as a PDF WAUSAU—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) released estimated pension payouts for Wausau and Marshfield area government employees. Wisconsin refuses to release government pensions, ignoring citizens’ right to review all payments funded by taxes. TUA, who last year released pension estimates for state employees and eight Wisconsin cities, calculated estimated pensions for [...]


Top Oshkosh and Fond du Lac Gov’t Pension Estimates Released

View release as a PDF OSHKOSH—Free and Equal (F&E) and Taxpayers United of America (TUA) released estimated pension payouts for Oshkosh and Fond du Lac area government employees. Wisconsin refuses to release government pensions, ignoring citizens’ right to review all payments funded by taxes. TUA, who last year released pension estimates for state employees and [...]


Lavish, Gold-Plated Pensions Making Millionaires Of Eau Claire, WI-Area Government Employees

Click here to view University of Wisconsin Eau Claire top government salaries and estimated pensions. Click here to view Eau Claire County, WI Government Schools top salaries and estimated pensions. Click here to view City of Eau Claire, WI top government salaries and estimated pensions. Click here to view the top Eau Claire County, WI [...]


Lavish, Gold-Plated Pensions Making Millionaires of Wisconsin Government Employees

Click here to view top government salaries and pensions for the State of Wisconsin. Click here to view University of Wisconsin Madison top government salaries and estimated pensions. Click here to view City of Madison top government salaries and estimated pensions. Click here to view Dane County Government Schools top salaries and estimated pensions. Click [...]


Lavish, Gold-Plated Pensions Making Millionaires Of Milwaukee, WI-Area Government Employees

Click here to view University of Wisconsin Milwaukee top government salaries and estimated pensions. Click here to view City of Milwaukee, WI top government salaries and estimated pensions. Click here to view Milwaukee County, WI Government Schools top salaries and estimated pensions. Click here to view the top Milwaukee County, WI salaries and estimated pensions [...]


Shawano Radio Station WTCH-AM Shortchanges Area Taxpayers With Blackout Of TUA Local Government Pension Plan Report

Click here to view this News Release as a PDF. Click here to view a scanned copy of the TUA front page story in the Shawano Leader. Click here to view the top Shawano County Government School salaries and estimated pensions. SHAWANO–The Vice-President of Taxpayers United of America (TUA), a leading national taxpayer organization, today [...]


Lavish, Gold-Plated Pensions Making Millionaires Of Racine, WI-Area Government Employees

Click here to view Racine County, WI’s top government salaries and estimated pensions. Click here to view the City of Racine, WI top government salaries and estimated pensions. Click here to view the top Racine County, WI Government School salaries and estimated pensions. RACINE–A report released today by Taxpayers United of America (TUA) reveals that [...]


High Salaries and Lavish Pensions to Make Millionaires of Many Shawano, WI-Area Government Employees

Click here to view Shawano County, WI’s top government salaries and estimated pensions. Click here to view the City of Shawano, WI’s top government salaries and estimated pensions. Click here to view the top Shawano County, WI Government School salaries and estimated pensions. SHAWANO–Employees of the Shawano School District, City of Shawano, and Shawano County [...]


La Crosse, WI Government Employees Rake in Generous Salaries and Lavish, Gold-Plated Pensions

Click here to view the City of La Crosse, WI’s top 25 government salaries and estimated pensions. Click here to view La Crosse County, WI government school’s top salaries and estimated pensions. Click here to view UW- La Crosse’s top 100 salaries and estimated pensions. LA CROSSE–A report released today by Taxpayers United of America [...]


Brown County and Green Bay Government Employees Rake in Generous Salaries and Lavish, Gold-Plated Pensions

Click here to view the city of Green Bay’s top government salaries and estimated pensions. Click here to view UW Green Bay’s top salaries and estimated pensions. Click here to view Brown County’s top government salaries and estimated pensions. Click here to view Brown County government school’s top salaries and estimated pensions. GREEN BAY–A report [...]


Appleton, WI Government Employees Rake in Generous Salaries and Lavish, Gold-Plated Pensions

Click here to view the city of Appleton, WI’s top government salaries and estimated pensions. Click here to view Outagamie County, WI’s top government school salaries and estimated pensions. Click here to view Outagamie County, WI’s top government salaries and pensions. APPLETON–A report released today by Taxpayers United of America (TUA) reveals that government employees [...]


Kenosha, WI Government Employees Rake in Huge Salaries and Lavish, Gold-Plated Pensions

Click here to view Kenosha, WI government school’s top salaries and estimated pensions. Click here to view Kenosha County, WI’s top government salaries and estimated pensions. Click here to view the city of Kenosha, WI’s top salaries and estimated pensions. KENOSHA–A report released today by Taxpayers United of America (TUA) reveals that government employees of [...]


City and County of Shawano, Wisconsin, Stonewalling FOIA Requests

Click here to view this News Release as a PDF. SHAWANO, WI— “Both the City and County of Shawano, Wisconsin, are stonewalling Freedom of Information Requests (FOIA),” charged Christina Tobin, Vice President of Taxpayers United of America (TUA). “On April 26, 2011, over two months ago, we submitted FOIA requests to the City and County [...]