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KSN News Wichita | Grassroots group brings pension reform message to Kansas

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Findings from TUA’s pension project on Wichita, Kansas, are featured in this story from KSN News Wichita. WICHITA, Kansas (KSN) — A grassroots group took their message of pension reform to Wichita hoping to shock citizens into action by releasing some stunning figures showing their estimates of what some city employees will make during their [...]


KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | Taxpayer group releases local officials’ salaries and estimated pensions

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Findings from TUA’s pension project on Wichita, Kansas, are featured in this story from KWCH 12 Eyewitness News. (WICHITA, Kan.)—Wichita City Manager Robert Layton, Police Chief Norman Williams, and Fire Chief Ron Blackwell are a just a few of the city employees Taxpayers United of America use as examples. The group, based in Chicago, was [...]


Salina Journal News | Taxpayer group takes issue with pensions

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Findings from TUA’s pension project on Saline, Kansas, are featured in this article at the Salina Journal News. Salina City Manager Jason Gage said Friday he would be “happy to retire” on the $2.35 million pension payout a national taxpayer advocacy group said Wednesday that he would take home after 35 years of working for [...]


KSALLink.com | Top 25 Local Government Salaries; Projected Lifetime Pensions Revealed

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Findings from TUA’s pension project on Saline, Kansas, are featured in this story from KSALLink.com. An organization that believes government pensions are out of control, and unsustainable, revealed the top 25 salaries and projected pensions from Saline County, the City of Salina, and Salina teachers Wednesday. Taxpayers United of America is currently traveling the country, [...]


Wichita Business Journal | Taxpayer group balks at pension payouts; officials say estimates are overblown

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Findings from TUA’s pension project on Saline, Kansas, are featured in this article from Wichita Business Journal. Advocacy group Taxpayers United of America has been touring Kansas this week criticizing what it says are excessive city, county and school district pension programs funded by property tax increases. The Salina Journal reports that according to the [...]


Kansas City Business Journal | Group rails against government pensions, names names

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Findings from TUA’s pension project on Kansas City, Kansas, are featured in this article from the Kansas City Business Journal. One of the largest taxpayer organizations in the United States is calling for reform of government worker pensions by revealing pension payouts to local officials, Fox4 reports. Taxpayers United of America claims many government employees [...]


KSALLink.com | Group to Reveal Local Government Salaries, Projected Pensions

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Findings from TUA’s pension project on Saline, Kansas, are featured in this story from KSALLink.com. An organization that believes government pensions are out of control, and unsustainable, will on Wednesday reveal the salaries and projected pensions of Salina and Saline County government employees. Taxpayers United of America is currently traveling the country, making stops in [...]


Fox 4 Kansas City | Group Predicts Huge Pensions Will Cause Kansas Catastrophe

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Findings from TUA’s pension project on Kansas City, Kansas, are featured in this story from Fox 4 Kansas City. To watch the report, click here. KANSAS CITY, Kan. — One of the largest taxpayer organizations in the United States is in Kansas, calling for reform of government worker pensions. Taxpayers United of America claims many [...]