Referenda

Berwyn SD 100 Misleads Voters On Huge Property Tax Increase

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View as PDF BERWYN—Berwyn School Dist. 100 is understating the impact on taxpayers of its property tax increase referenda. This is bureaucratic trickery intended to dupe Berwyn voters into approving the two property tax increase referenda on the March 18, 2014 ballot, according to Jim Tobin, Berwyn resident and President of Taxpayers United of America [...]


No Property Tax Increase is Temporary for Glenbard SD 87!

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View Release as PDF Chicago – “Glenbard SD 87 government bureaucrats are trying to pass a $35 million property tax increase referendum that will keep your property taxes from decreasing when the current bond debt is paid off,” stated Jim Tobin, president of Taxpayers United of America (TUA). “While home values have decreased, state income [...]


Village of Rochester to Vote on Home Rule March 18

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View Release as PDF “Rochester Village bureaucrats are hoping to strip voters of their right to vote on property tax increases by placing a Home Rule referendum on the March 18 ballot,” stated Jim Tobin, president of Taxpayers United of America (TUA). “Rochester government bureaucrats want to raise taxes at a time when we should [...]


Taxpayers Fight Back on Local Property Tax Increases

View Release as PDF Chicago – Illinois taxpayers are fighting local tax expansion and increase referenda with the help of Taxpayers United of America (TUA). TUA is helping activists in Johnsburg SD 12 and Huntley Park District to defeat property tax increase referenda that would prevent taxpayers from finally getting a property tax cut when [...]


Kane County Taxpayers Fight Back

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View Release as PDF North Aurora – Kane County taxpayers are fighting local tax expansion and property tax increase referenda with the help of Taxpayers United of America (TUA) and Kane Cares About Taxpayers. “The $13 million Kane County property tax increase referendum on the March 18 ballot is the most egregious grab for taxpayer [...]


S. Berwyn SD 100 – Biggest Property Tax Increase in Illinois!

View as PDF It is unbelievable that the government bureaucrats in South Berwyn’s SD 100 are expecting taxpayers to take another huge pay cut so the government bureaucrats can prop up their bloated salaries and benefits without anything to show for it. Just one of these two referenda would increase property taxes about $850 a [...]


Vote ‘No’ on Knox Community Schools’ Property Tax Increase Referendum!

View as PDF CHICAGO—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) is working with taxpayers in Indiana’s Knox Community School District to oppose the district’s property-tax-increase referendum that will appear on the district’s May 7, 2013 ballot. “This referendum is a money grab for the bureaucrats of the Knox government schools,” said Jim Tobin, TUA president. “Homeowners are [...]


Taxpayers Win Big in April 9 Election!

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View Release as PDF Chicago – Taxpayers United of America (TUA) helped local activists defeat 4 more property tax increase referenda. This makes our Illinois property tax increase referenda victories 197! We were also successful in 2 of 3 Home Rule battles. We have effectively helped taxpayers beat down 200 Home Rule referenda in our [...]


Taxpayers Fight Back on Local Tax Increases

View Release as PDF Chicago – Illinois taxpayers are fighting local tax expansion and increase referenda with the help of Taxpayers United of America (TUA). TUA is helping activists in Itasca SD 10 and McClellan CCSD 12 to defeat property tax increase referenda; Country Club Hills to repeal Home Rule, and in South Chicago Heights and Anna to stop Home [...]


Taxpayers of Golf SD 67 Win 3rd Battle Against Property Tax Increase

View Release as PDF Homeowners in Golf School District 67 overwhelmingly defeated a property-tax increase referendum on Tuesday, February 26, 2013. Taxpayers United of America (TUA) worked with local taxpayers, providing informational flyers and detailed information to assist in defeating this increase. “We have helped homeowners defeat 194 property-tax increase referendums since 1977,” said Jim [...]


Vote No on Golf School Dist. 67 Property Tax Increase Referendum – Again!

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View as PDF CHICAGO—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) is working with taxpayers in Golf School Dist. 67 to oppose the district’s property-tax-increase referendum that will appear on the district’s February 26, 2013 ballot. “This is the only property-tax-increase referendum on the February ballot in the entire State of Illinois,” said Jim Tobin, TUA president. “Homeowners [...]


Westmont First to Repeal Home Rule in 29 Years!

View release as a PDF Chicago – Taxpayers United of America (TUA) helped Westmont activists win repeal of Home Rule, the first repeal victory in Illinois in 29 years. Westmont is one of 5 Home Rule referenda defeated yesterday by activists, with the help of TUA. “Taxpayers are the big winners in Westmont where they [...]


Shhh! Maywood to Vote on Home Rule Nov. 6!

View release as a PDF CHICAGO- “Maywood Village bureaucrats are hoping voters aren’t prepared for the Home Rule referendum that will appear on the November 6 ballot,” stated Rae Ann McNeilly, director of outreach for Taxpayers United of America (TUA). “Maywood residents became victims of unlimited Home Rule taxing powers as a consequence of the [...]


Taxpayers Fight Home Rule Taxing Powers

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View release as PDF CHICAGO-”Home Rule” is one of the most financially devastating schemes Illinois politicians have ever come up with, according to Jim Tobin, President of Taxpayers United of America (TUA). “Home Rule means, literally, Home Rule Unlimited Taxing Power,” said Tobin. “A Home Rule municipality can create just about any tax under the [...]


Clean Sweep: TUA Defeats All 7 Tax-Increase Referenda

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View release as a PDF CHICAGO–The president of Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today announced that “the organization, its members and supporters defeated the 7 tax-increase referenda yesterday.” “It’s a great victory for Illinois taxpayers,” said Tobin. “The seven ballot measures are the largest number of tax-increase referenda we have opposed in a single election [...]


Taxpayers Oppose City of Princeton’s Referendum for ‘Unlimited Home Rule Taxing Power’ on March 20

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View release as PDF CHICAGO–The President of Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today urged voters in the City of Princeton, Illinois, to vote “NO” on the March 20 referendum to adopt unlimited home rule taxing power, adding, “Compared to the average income in Princeton, city politicians and bureaucrats already are living like kings.” “Right now, [...]


Taxpayers United Urges “NO” Vote on $400 March 20 Evanston-Skokie Sch. Dist. 65 Property Tax Increase Referendum

View release as a PDF CHICAGO–The President of Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today urged all voters in Evanston-Skokie School Dist. 65 to vote “NO” on the March 20 property tax increase referendum, adding, “Don’t build palaces for the bureaucrats.” “The salaries and benefits of government-school bureaucrats and teachers in Evanston-Skokie School Dist. 65 are [...]


TUA Opposes 7 Tax-Increase Referenda Scheduled For March 20 Election

  Click here to view as a PDF. CHICAGO–The president of Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today announced that the taxpayer organization is opposing 7 tax-increase referenda that will appear on the March 20 ballot in Illinois. “This is the largest number of tax-increase referenda appearing on a single date we have opposed since 1982,” [...]