Niles-Morton Grove Patch | 50 Retired School Superintendents with the Fattest Pensions in Illinois

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Niles-Morton Grove Patch | 50 Retired School Superintendents with the Fattest Pensions in Illinois

by admin on July 17, 2014 with 0 comment

TUA’s annual study of the top Illinois pensioners was featured in this article from the Niles-Morton Grove Patch. School superintendents make a lot of money, and consequently make a lot with their pensions. Here are the 50 who make the most. As you’d probably expect, a good chunk of individuals receiving the fattest Illinois pensions …

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Wisconsin Reporter | Will taxpayers have to pay for frivolity of John Doe prosecutors?

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Wisconsin Reporter | Will taxpayers have to pay for frivolity of John Doe prosecutors?

by admin on June 24, 2014 with 0 comment

TUA’s pension project on Wisconsin government employees is utilized in this story from the Wisconsin Reporter about the John Doe investigation targeting Wisconsin conservative groups. By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter MADISON, Wis. — Frivolous. That’s the word that U.S. District Judge Rudolph Randa has repeatedly applied to motions filed by John Doe prosecutors-turned-defendants in a …

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ABC 7 Chicago | Temporary tax increase not so temporary?

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ABC 7 Chicago | Temporary tax increase not so temporary?

by admin on May 28, 2014 with 1 comment

TUA President Jim Tobin was featured in a story from ABC 7 Chicago about Illinois’ “temporary” tax increase. To see the video, click on the image below, or go to the ABC 7 website here. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WLS) — Illinois lawmakers will apparently balance next year’s budget without the state’s temporary income tax increase. The …

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Wisconsin Reporter | DPI’s highest compensated employees get richer

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Wisconsin Reporter | DPI’s highest compensated employees get richer

by admin on May 12, 2014 with 0 comment

TUA Executive Director Rae Ann McNeilly was quoted by the Wisconsin Reporter about the highest compensated public employees within the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. By Ryan Ekvall | Wisconsin Reporter MADISON, Wis. — The past two years have been good to high-level administrators in state Superintendent Tony Evers’ Department of Public Instruction. More than …

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