Disclosure News Online | WHO’S COLLECTING THE BIGGEST ILLINOIS PENSIONS?

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Disclosure News Online | WHO’S COLLECTING THE BIGGEST ILLINOIS PENSIONS?Illinois, Illinois Press, Latest, News Releases, Pension Reform, Press, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on April 20, 2015 with 0 comment

Taxpayers United of America’s recent study of the top 200 Illinois pensioners was cited by Disclosure News Online. Before getting into the list of individuals with the biggest pensions in Illinois, here’s a look at the average pension payout in the state’s five pension systems and the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (you can view the rest of the …

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Killer Taxes Choke the Life Out of Will County

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Killer Taxes Choke the Life Out of Will CountyIllinois, Illinois Press, Latest, News Releases, Pension Reform, Press, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on April 15, 2015 with 1 comment

View as PDF Chicago, IL – Taxpayers United of America (TUA) has released its most recent government pension study exposing individual pensions for Joliet municipal, Will County, Will County government schools, and Joliet Junior College retirees. “Across the 5 state pension funds, there are more than 12,154 government pensioners collecting six-figure pensions and over 85,893 pensioners …

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Tax Freedom Day Arrives On April 24; Not So Fast, Illinois!

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Tax Freedom Day Arrives On April 24; Not So Fast, Illinois!Illinois, Illinois Press, Latest, Press, Taxpayer Alert

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View as PDF CHICAGO—Tax Freedom Day for the nation arrives on April 24, according to the non-partisan Tax Foundation in Washington, D.C. “Tax Freedom Day is the day when the nation as a whole has earned enough money to pay its federal, state, and local tax bill for the year,” said Jim Tobin, President of …

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Legalized Corruption:  Illinois’ Top 200 Government Pensions

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Legalized Corruption: Illinois’ Top 200 Government PensionsIllinois, Latest, Pension Reform, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on April 1, 2015 with 7 comments

View as PDF CHICAGO—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of their updated study of the top 200 pensioners of Illinois state pension funds, including SURS, TRS, IMRF, and GARS. “All 200 of these government pensioners are collecting more than $200,000 dollars a year in taxpayer funded pensions,” stated Jim Tobin, TUA president. “These …

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WQAD8 | Group aims to jump-start Illinois pension reform in Knox County

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WQAD8 | Group aims to jump-start Illinois pension reform in Knox CountyIllinois, Illinois Press, Latest, Pension Reform, Press, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on March 26, 2015 with 0 comment

Taxpayers United of America’s Jared Labell was quoted by WQAD 8 about TUA’s visit to Galesburg to release pension data. It’s a no-brainer that police and fire services are crucial in Galesburg. Officers and firefighters put their lives on the line every shift. At the same time, their pensions take a big bite out of …

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Knox County Government Pensions are Scandalous

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Knox County Government Pensions are ScandalousIllinois, Illinois Press, Latest, News Releases, Pension Reform, Press, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on March 25, 2015 with 0 comment

View as PDF Galesburg, IL – Taxpayers United of America (TUA) has released their most recent government pension study exposing individual pensions for Galesburg municipal, Knox County, Knox County government schools, and Carl Sandburg College retirees. “It’s no ‘phony scandal’ that government pensions are failed and taking their toll on Knox County taxpayers,” stated TUA’s operations …

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CAPCON | $23K School Employee Upset that MEA President’s Pension Spiked by $200K Union Salary

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CAPCON | $23K School Employee Upset that MEA President’s Pension Spiked by $200K Union SalaryLatest, News Releases, Pension Reform, Press, Taxpayer Alert, Uncategorized

by admin on March 10, 2015 with 0 comment

Taxpayers United of America’s Rae Ann McNeilly was quoted by CAPCON on an article about MEA president Steve Cook being considered a ‘school employee’ for Lansing Schools – where he doesn’t work. LaKiesha Allen is a 35-year old Lansing school secretary who pays the Michigan Education Association $38 a month in union dues from her …

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