Wisconsin Reporter | Will taxpayers have to pay for frivolity of John Doe prosecutors?

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Wisconsin Reporter | Will taxpayers have to pay for frivolity of John Doe prosecutors?Press, Wisconsin Press

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TUA’s pension project on Wisconsin government employees is utilized in this story from the Wisconsin Reporter about the John Doe investigation targeting Wisconsin conservative groups. By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter MADISON, Wis. — Frivolous. That’s the word that U.S. District Judge Rudolph Randa has repeatedly applied to motions filed by John Doe prosecutors-turned-defendants in a …

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Wisconsin Reporter | DPI’s highest compensated employees get richer

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Wisconsin Reporter | DPI’s highest compensated employees get richerPress, Wisconsin Press

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TUA Executive Director Rae Ann McNeilly was quoted by the Wisconsin Reporter about the highest compensated public employees within the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. By Ryan Ekvall | Wisconsin Reporter MADISON, Wis. — The past two years have been good to high-level administrators in state Superintendent Tony Evers’ Department of Public Instruction. More than …

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CBS 58 News | Wisconsin Pension Double Dippers Persist Through Loopholes

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CBS 58 News | Wisconsin Pension Double Dippers Persist Through LoopholesPress, Wisconsin Press

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President Jim Tobin and Executive Director Rae Ann McNeilly were interviewed by CBS 58 News for a story about double dipping within the Wisconsin pension system. MADISON — A Wisconsin legislative audit shows thousands of state employees are retiring, and getting rehired by their former employer a few months later. This is what many call …

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WLUK-TV FOX 11 | Open government doesn’t apply to Wis. pension recipient payouts

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WLUK-TV FOX 11 | Open government doesn’t apply to Wis. pension recipient payoutsPress, Wisconsin Press

by admin on February 12, 2014 with 0 comment

Findings from TUA’s pension project on the state of Wisconsin are featured in this news story from WLUK-TV Fox 11. MADISON – Wisconsin boasts the best state retirement pension system in the country. State figures show the plan holds more than $90 billion in trust. But specifics on the amounts paid out to individuals is …

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Wisconsin Reporter | Report shines light on government employee salaryPress, Wisconsin Press

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Findings from TUA’s pension project on Dane County, Wisconsin, are featured in this story from Watchdog.org. By Ryan Ekvall | Wisconsin Reporter MADISON – Want to increase your salary? Join the Dane County government workforce. Hundreds of public employees in Madison and throughout Dane County take home more than the average Wisconsin family, raking in six figure salaries and …

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Watchdog.org | Madison mayor: Government shutdown worse than 1960s leftist bombingsPress, Wisconsin Press

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Findings from TUA’s Wisconsin pension project are featured in this story from Watchdog.org. By Ryan Ekvall | Wisconsin Reporter MADISON — The 1960s and ’70s leftists who bombed government buildings and killed Americans were less damaging than the partial federal government shutdown – so said Madison Mayor Paul Soglin, introducing Vietnam War-era domestic terrorist Bill …

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Shawano Leader | Group accuses Madsen of withholding public records

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Shawano Leader | Group accuses Madsen of withholding public recordsPress, Wisconsin Press

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Findings from TUA’s pension project on Shawano County, Wisconsin, are featured in this story from the Shawano Leader. The leader of a Chicago-based organization claims Shawano County Administrative Coordinator Tom Madsen is withholding public records. Madsen says a spam filter is to blame. Jim Tobin, president of the Taxpayers United Alliance (TUA), said in a …

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Wisconsin Reporter | Tax avenger takes message to small-town WIPress, Wisconsin Press

by admin on August 22, 2013 with 0 comment

Findings from TUA’s pension project on Shawano County, Wisconsin, are featured in this story from the Wisconsin Reporter. By Ryan Ekvall | Wisconsin Reporter SHAWANO — Jim Tobin is frustrated, and he’ll tell you so. “It’s been so difficult getting the information from these lazy … bureaucrats,” Tobin said in a phone interview Tuesday. Tobin …

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