KGAN CBS 2 | Pension Protest Over Government Workers

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KGAN CBS 2 | Pension Protest Over Government WorkersIowa Press, Press

by admin on January 19, 2012 with 0 comment

Rae Ann McNeilly, TUA’s Director of Outreach, discussed Cedar Rapids’ pension payout system on KGAN CBS 2. To watch the report, click here. (KGAN) CEDAR RAPIDS—How much money are government and city workers making during retirement? Too much, says Taxpayers United of America. “We don’t want to villify the people who are receiving salaries and …

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Eastern Iowa Government | National taxpayer group says Cedar Rapids’ and Iowa City’s top-paid employees will see more than $2 million in lifetime pension payouts

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Eastern Iowa Government | National taxpayer group says Cedar Rapids’ and Iowa City’s top-paid employees will see more than $2 million in lifetime pension payoutsIowa Press, Press

by admin on January 18, 2012 with 0 comment

TUA’s pension project on Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is featured in this article from Eastern Iowa Government. January 18, 2012, 2:17 pm By Rick Smith/SourceMedia Group News CEDAR RAPIDS — A national “taxpayers” group stopped here Wednesday to say it’s time for the state of Iowa and Iowa’s local governments and schools to move public employees …

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The Republic (Associated Press) | Group to release pension data for Iowa workers

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The Republic (Associated Press) | Group to release pension data for Iowa workersIowa Press, Press

by admin on January 18, 2012 with 0 comment

Findings from TUA’s pension project on Iowa are featured in this Associated Press article at The Republic. IOWA CITY, Iowa — A national group campaigning to cut pension benefits for government employees says it’s coming to eastern Iowa to expose the workers who are expected to make the most in retirement. Taxpayers United of America …

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WHO Newsradio 1040 | Group  calls for pension reform in Iowa

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WHO Newsradio 1040 | Group calls for pension reform in IowaIowa Press, Press

by admin on January 17, 2012 with 0 comment

TUA’s pension project on Iowa is featured in this story at WHO Newsradio 1040. A non-partisan taxpayers rights organization is urging Iowa to reform its pension system for public employees. Taxpayers United of America, based in Chicago, wants states to switch from a traditional pension system, to a contribution system, like a 401k, and require …

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