WTOL 11 | Group pushing for transparency, change in public employee pension system

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WTOL 11 | Group pushing for transparency, change in public employee pension system

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Findings from TUA’s pension project on Toledo, Ohio, are featured in this story from WTOL 11. TOLEDO, OH (WTOL) – A group called Taxpayers United of America was in Toledo Thursday pushing for reform in the way Ohio handles public employee pensions. The group says employee pension information should be made public.  They also want …

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WKBN 27 First News | Pensions of Public Workers Exposed

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WKBN 27 First News | Pensions of Public Workers Exposed

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Findings from TUA’s pension project on Youngstown, Ohio, are featured in this article at WKBN 27 First News. A grassroots, non-profit organization is exposing the top salaries and pensions for government employees in Youngstown. The group Taxpayers United of America made a stop in Youngstown on Tuesday during its Ohio tour. The group said it’s …

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Columbus Dispatch | Pension reform sought by taxpayers group

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Columbus Dispatch | Pension reform sought by taxpayers group

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Findings from TUA’s pension project on Columbus, Ohio, are featured in this article at the Columbus Dispatch. An anti-pension group was in Columbus yesterday, decrying the fact that some high-paid government employees can get large cumulative pension payments after retirement. Taypayers United of America, which was founded in Illinois and is expanding into other states, …

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Toledo Blade | Group says Toledo officials’ pensions top $3 million

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Toledo Blade | Group says Toledo officials’ pensions top $3 million

by admin on February 9, 2012 with 0 comment

Findings from TUA’s pension project on Toledo, Ohio, are featured in this article from the Toledo Blade. A Chicago-based advocacy group released Thursday a report estimating the top lifetime pension amounts due to Toledo and Lucas County public officials at between $3 million and $4 million. Taxpayers United of America, which bills itself as a …

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89.7 NPR News (Associated Press) | Conservative Report Targets Central Ohio Pensions

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89.7 NPR News (Associated Press) | Conservative Report Targets Central Ohio Pensions

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Findings from TUA’s pension project on Columbus, Ohio, are featured in this Associated Press article at 89.7 NPR News. (The original version of this article referred to TUA as a “conservative” group.  The error has been omitted below.) A national group that works to cut pension benefits for government employees is highlighting some payouts to …

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WFMJ NBC | Watchdog group calls for pension reform In Ohio

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WFMJ NBC | Watchdog group calls for pension reform In Ohio

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Findings from TUA’s pension project on Youngstown, Ohio, are featured in this article at WFMJ NBC. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A taxpayer watchdog group is challenging Ohio lawmakers to release public employee pension records and support pension reform. Taxpayers United of America contends that employee pension payouts are public information paid for with taxpayer dollars, but …

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The Republic (Associated Press) | Taxpayers group questioning public pensions making sweep of Ohio to highlight government costs

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The Republic (Associated Press) | Taxpayers group questioning public pensions making sweep of Ohio to highlight government costs

by admin on February 7, 2012 with 0 comment

Findings from TUA’s pension project on Columbus, Ohio, are featured in this Associated Press article at The Republic. (The original version of this article referred to TUA as a “conservative” group.  The error has been omitted below.) COLUMBUS, Ohio — A national group campaigning to cut pension benefits for government employees has released data singling …

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