Daily Herald|Taxpayers question park district’s spending on food, gifts for staff

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Daily Herald|Taxpayers question park district’s spending on food, gifts for staffIllinois, Illinois Press, Latest, Press

by admin on August 12, 2015 with 0 comment

Taxpayers United of America’s operations director, Jared Labell, was interviewed by Daily Herald in an article about Wildwood Park District’s expenses  Critics say spending on staff should go to facilities; district defends itself Among the thousands of dollars in credit card charges for food, gift cards and employee awards under scrutiny in a small Lake …

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Policy group offers plan to fix Illinois pension problems|The State Journal-Register

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Policy group offers plan to fix Illinois pension problems|The State Journal-RegisterIllinois Press, Latest

by admin on June 24, 2015 with 0 comment

TUA’s Jared Labell was quoted by The State Journal-Register about battling the state’s pension crisis, during the pension release of Springfield and Sangamon County. The director of a conservative fiscal policy interest group thinks he has a plan to shore up Illinois’ pension woes. Taxpayers United of America Director of Operations Jared Labell said in …

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QC | Former Moline superintendent tops Q-C pension list

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QC | Former Moline superintendent tops Q-C pension listIllinois, Illinois Press, Latest, Pension Reform, Press

by admin on May 7, 2015 with 0 comment

Taxpayers United of America’s operations director, Jared Labell, was quoted by QC Online in an article about Taxpayers United of America’s recent pension release for both Rock Island County and Moline. A look at the pension list Top Rock Island County pensions by city, county and school district. Does not include, among others, state employees such …

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Quad-City Times | AFSCME, taxpayer group disagree on Illinois pensions

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Quad-City Times | AFSCME, taxpayer group disagree on Illinois pensionsIllinois, Illinois Press, Latest, Pension Reform, Press

by admin on May 7, 2015 with 1 comment

Taxpayers United of America’s operations director, Jared Labell, was quoted by Quad-City Times in an article about Taxpayers United of America’s recent pension release for both Rock Island County and Moline. Visit website to see pension information According to Jared Labell, of the Taxpayers United of America organization, the group’s website lists individual pensions of Rock …

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WQAD8 | Taxpayers United: Illinois taxpayers subsidizing six-figure pensions

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WQAD8 | Taxpayers United: Illinois taxpayers subsidizing six-figure pensionsIllinois, Illinois Press, Latest, Pension Reform, Press

by admin on May 7, 2015 with 2 comments

A Chicago-based group is calling for pension reform, and is highlighting what it calls some of the top area pensions to make its case. Taxpayers United of America’s operations director, Jared Labell, was quoted by WQAD8 in an article about Taxpayers United of America’s recent pension release for both Rock Island County and Moline. According to …

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It’s a Spending Problem in Rock Island County

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It’s a Spending Problem in Rock Island CountyIllinois, Illinois Press, Latest, Pension Reform, Press

by admin on May 6, 2015 with 0 comment

View as PDF Rock Island, IL – Taxpayers United of America (TUA) has released its most recent government pension study exposing individual pensions for Rock Island municipal, Moline Municipal, East Moline Municipal, Rock Island County, Rock Island County government schools, and Black Hawk College. “These government pensions explain why bureaucrats in Rock Island County keep …

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Chicago Sun-Times | Counterpoint: Abolish taxpayer funded financial aid altogether

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Chicago Sun-Times | Counterpoint: Abolish taxpayer funded financial aid altogetherIllinois, Illinois Press, Items of Interest, Latest, Press, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on May 4, 2015 with 0 comment

The Illinois General Assembly is considering a bill that would expand the state’s higher education financial-aid considerations at public universities to include students who are undocumented but meet requirements for in-state tuition. The students would be eligible for funds administered by the state, state agencies and the universities. First, it is immoral to force taxpayers, many …

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The Herald News | Pension issues highlighted in Taxpayers United report

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The Herald News | Pension issues highlighted in Taxpayers United reportIllinois, Illinois Press, Latest, News Releases, Pension Reform, Press

by admin on April 20, 2015 with 0 comment

Taxpayers United of America’s operations director, Jared Labell, was quoted by The Herald-News in an article about Taxpayers United of America’s recent pension release for both Will County and Joliet. The two top police officials in Elwood also get two of the highest pensions from the Joliet Police Department, according to a report last week from …

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