Sun Sentinel | Should Florida teachers get big hike in pay?

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Sun Sentinel | Should Florida teachers get big hike in pay?

by admin on February 12, 2013 with 0 comment

Rae Ann McNeilly, Executive Director of Taxpayers United for America, was quoted in the Sun Sentinel on a proposed pay hike for Florida teachers. After years of frozen wages, pension reforms that ate into their pay and a new accountability system that will base pay on performance, the subject of teacher salaries in Florida is …

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West Orlando Online News | Study: Florida Government Pensions Crushing Middle Class

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West Orlando Online News | Study: Florida Government Pensions Crushing Middle Class

by admin on July 16, 2012 with 0 comment

Findings from TUA’s pension project on Orlando, Florida, are featured in this article from the West Orlando Online News. A just-released study by the Taxpayers United of America (TUA) finds that some Orlando government employees and Orange County government teachers are on track to collect huge pension payouts, and if Florida’s current government pension systems continue, …

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TheLedger.com | Battle Looms Over State Pensions

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TheLedger.com | Battle Looms Over State Pensions

by admin on July 16, 2012 with 0 comment

Findings from TUA’s pension project on Tallahassee, Florida, are featured in this article from TheLedger.com. Florida’s pension plan for public workers faces a legal showdown in early September before the state’s highest court. On the morning of Sept. 7, the Florida Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case in which the justices will decide the …

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