Northwest Herald|Voter advocacy groups to host home rule event in Woodstock

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Northwest Herald|Voter advocacy groups to host home rule event in WoodstockIllinois Press, Latest, Press

by admin on May 2, 2016 with 0 comment

Taxpayers United of America’s President, Jim Tobin, was quoted by the Northwest Herald about his speech on May 11th about “Home Rule is Home Ruin” WOODSTOCK – In response to a special census that could result in Woodstock’s recognized population growing above 25,000 and giving the city home-rule status, a taxpayer advocacy group will give …

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Madison Record|No exit strategy from Illinois budget standoff

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Madison Record|No exit strategy from Illinois budget standoffIllinois Press, Items of Interest, Latest, Press

by admin on April 21, 2016 with 0 comment

Director of Operations for Taxpayers United of America’s, Jared Labell, had his letter to the editor about Illinois’ budget featured by Madison Record. To the Editor: Eight members of Illinois’ General Assembly met on Monday at a forum to discuss the state’s prolonged budget impasse. Although the legislators agreed in general that reforms are necessary …

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Alton Daily News|Tax On Drivers Postponed

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Alton Daily News|Tax On Drivers PostponedIllinois Press, Latest, Press

by admin on April 21, 2016 with 0 comment

Director of Operations at Taxpayers United of America’s, Jared Labell, was quoted by Alton Daily News about I Ride. Amid an outpouring of angry reactions about a measure to tax Illinois drivers by the mile, Illinois Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, says he won’t advance his proposal. Cullerton took to social media late Friday to …

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WQAD|New proposal would tax Illinois drivers per mile

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WQAD|New proposal would tax Illinois drivers per mileIllinois Press, Latest, Press

by admin on April 21, 2016 with 0 comment

Director of Operations at Taxpayers United of America’s, Jared Labell, was quoted by WQAD about I Ride. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A new proposal could tax Illinois drivers by the mile and mean devices are used to track the distance they travel. The proposal from state Senate President John Cullerton to pay for fixing Illinois’ …

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ABC KHQA|Lawmakers propose new mile tax for Illinois drivers

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ABC KHQA|Lawmakers propose new mile tax for Illinois driversIllinois Press, Latest, Press

by admin on April 21, 2016 with 0 comment

Director of Operations at Taxpayers United of America’s, Jared Labell, was quoted by ABC KHQA about I Ride. “I Ride” would track drivers’ miles through a required odometer in each vehicle. It would track the amount of miles each resident drives on Illinois roads. Illinois senate president John Cullerton proposed the bill. “After a couple …

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Chicago Tribune|Palatine teachers lock in 10-year contract with 6 years of 4% raises

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Chicago Tribune|Palatine teachers lock in 10-year contract with 6 years of 4% raisesIllinois Press, Latest, Press

by admin on April 21, 2016 with 0 comment

Executive Director of Taxpayers United of America, Rae Ann Mcneilly, was quoted by Chicago Tribune about Palatine-area elementary schoolteachers new contract. Palatine-area elementary schoolteachers have locked in a virtually unheard of 10-year contract that provides average raises of 4 percent in each of its last six years. Negotiated in part by a district personnel chief …

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WGN|Lawmaker proposes taxing Illinois residents for miles they drive

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WGN|Lawmaker proposes taxing Illinois residents for miles they driveIllinois Press, Latest, Press

by admin on April 14, 2016 with 0 comment

Taxpayers United of America’s (TUA) Director of Operations, Jared Labell, was interviewed by WGN about a bill that would tax drivers by the mile. Illinois lawmakers are considering a bill that would tax drivers by the mile. It’s called “I-Ride” and under the plan the state would monitor car odometer readings or install devices that …

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