MLive.com | Issues that brought Detroit to bankruptcy haunt other Michigan cities

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MLive.com | Issues that brought Detroit to bankruptcy haunt other Michigan citiesMichigan Press, Press

by admin on November 15, 2013 with 0 comment

Findings from TUA’s pension project on Grand Rapids, Michigan are featured in the following article at MLive.com. As headlines mount for the largest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy, Detroit is now the undisputed punching bag for all that can go wrong in a community. But just how immune is the rest of Michigan to Detroit’s …

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Grand Rapids Business Journal | Group labels city, county pensions ‘gold plated’

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Grand Rapids Business Journal | Group labels city, county pensions ‘gold plated’Michigan Press, Press

by admin on December 12, 2011 with 0 comment

Findings from TUA’s pension project on Grand Rapids, Michigan are featured in the following Grand Rapid Business Journal article. By Business Journal Staff Published: December 12, 2011 A group called Taxpayers United of America made a visit here last week to announce that retired Grand Rapids and Kent County government employees are receiving “lavish, gold-plated pensions,” and …

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AnnArbor.com | 7 retired Ann Arbor city employees collecting pensions above $100K a year

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AnnArbor.com | 7 retired Ann Arbor city employees collecting pensions above $100K a yearMichigan Press, Press

by admin on December 9, 2011 with 0 comment

Findings from TUA’s pension project on Ann Arbor, Michigan, are featured in the following article from AnnArbor.com. A new report released by Taxpayers United of America claims many retired Ann Arbor city government employees are receiving lavish taxpayer-funded pensions. The group released a list of the city’s Top 50 pensioners this week. All of them …

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The Detriot News | Group: Wayne County pensions high

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The Detriot News | Group: Wayne County pensions highMichigan Press, Press

by admin on December 8, 2011 with 0 comment

Findings from TUA’s pension project on Wayne County, Michigan, are featured in the following Detroit News article. Detroit —A national taxpayers’ group is accusing Wayne County of fattening pensions, releasing a report Wednesday showing 40 retirees have pensions of more than $100,000. “We have found the amounts are very high,” said Christina Tobin, vice president …

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The Detroit News | Group: 40 Wayne County retires make $100K or more in pensions

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The Detroit News | Group: 40 Wayne County retires make $100K or more in pensionsMichigan Press, Press

by admin on December 7, 2011 with 0 comment

Findings from TUA’s pension project on Wayne County, Michigan, are featured in the following Detroit News article. Christine MacDonald/ The Detroit News Detroit — Forty ex-Wayne County employees retired with annual pensions of more than $100,000, according to a report released today by a national taxpayers’ rights group. Among the top annual pensions to retirees: …

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