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Government Pensions Hold Freeport Property Owners HostageIllinois, Latest, Pension Reform, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on August 20, 2014 with 2 comments

Freeport—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of a new study of the pensioners of Freeport municipal, Stephenson County governments, Stephenson County government schools, Freeport retired police and fire, and Highland Community College. “Illinois leaders, Gov. Patrick Quinn (D), Michael Madigan (D), and John Cullerton (D), are taking taxpayers in Stephenson County…

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Dick “Disaster” Durbin Votes Against Taxpayers 97% of the Time!featured, Items of Interest, Latest, News Advisory, News Releases, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on June 9, 2014 with 0 comment

Illinois Senator Richard J. “Dick” Durbin has been a “disaster” for Illinois, according to Jim Tobin, president of Taxpayers United of America (TUA). “Since Durbin came on the scene in 1997, this ultra-left-wing senator has ravaged taxpayers year-after-year,” said Tobin…

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Is Chicago Press Part of the Cabal that Supports Illinois’ High Tax Rates?featured, Items of Interest, Latest, News Releases, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on May 20, 2014 with 0 comment

The Illinois state corporate income tax continues to be understated by reporters and politicians, according to Jim Tobin, the president of one of the nation’s largest taxpayer groups, Taxpayers United of America (TUA). “The total Illinois corporate state income tax rate of 9.5% includes a base rate of 7% and another 2.5% on top of that, which was added by constitutional amendment in 1980,” says Tobin…

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Excellence in Truthful Reporting: WI’s Struggle to Reformfeatured, Items of Interest, Latest, News Advisory, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on May 12, 2014 with 0 comment

View News Advisory as PDF Taxpayers United of America (TUA) recognizes outstanding journalists who shed light on the ongoing, difficult process of true reform in the government pension and compensation systems. “Reform isn’t a one step process, and in order to keep the government bureaucrats moving in the right direction, it takes strong leadership, profound …

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Liar, Liar Dick on Fire!featured, Items of Interest, Latest, News Releases, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on April 9, 2014 with 0 comment

View Release as PDF Illinois Senator Richard “Dick” Durbin is not only a habitual liar, but most of the time he gets away with it, according to wizbangblog.com, the media network focusing on news, politics, and entertainment. In its February 11, 2014 article, “Senator Dick Durbin Lies With Impunity,” Warner Todd Huston wrote, “Senator Dick …

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Tax Freedom Day Comes Late For Illinois – The 7th Highest Tax Statefeatured, Items of Interest, Latest, News Advisory, News Releases, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on April 8, 2014 with 0 comment

View Release as PDF The non-partisan Tax Foundation in Washington, DC, just released its annual calculations for its Tax Freedom Day (TFD), and the news is not good. Tax Freedom Day is the day when US taxpayers have earned enough money to pay their total tax bill for the year. After that day, the money …

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Rockford & Winnebago County Taxpayers Crushed by Gov. Pension Debtfeatured, Illinois, Items of Interest, Latest, News Releases, Pension Reform, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on April 2, 2014 with 0 comment

View Release as PDF ROCKFORD—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of a new pension study of the pensioners of Rockford Municipal government, Winnebago County government, Winnebago government teachers, and Rock Valley College. “Illinois leaders, Gov. Patrick Quinn (D), Michael Madigan (D), and John Cullerton (D), continue to fail in their duty to …

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