McHenry County: More Than 1,000 Government Pension Millionaires

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McHenry County: More Than 1,000 Government Pension MillionairesIllinois, Latest, Pension Reform, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on May 19, 2015 with 0 comment

View as PDF CHICAGO—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of their updated study of the top pensioners of McHenry County, McHenry County government schools, McHenry County College, and McHenry and Crystal Lake municipalities. “Well over 1,000 of the McHenry area government pensioners receive multi-million dollar lifetime pension payouts,” stated Jim Tobin, TUA …

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Illinois General Assembly Working to Steal the Rest of Your Money

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Illinois General Assembly Working to Steal the Rest of Your MoneyIllinois, Latest, Pension Reform, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on May 11, 2015 with 1 comment

View as PDF Chicago – Taxpayers United of America (TUA) urges Illinois General Assembly to defeat HB 3695, which calls for a new property tax earmarked for funding the Chicago government pensions. Summary of HB 3695 – Amends the School Code. Provides that a separate tax shall be levied by the Chicago Board of Education for …

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Chicago Sun-Times | Counterpoint: Abolish taxpayer funded financial aid altogether

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Chicago Sun-Times | Counterpoint: Abolish taxpayer funded financial aid altogetherIllinois, Illinois Press, Items of Interest, Latest, Press, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on May 4, 2015 with 0 comment

The Illinois General Assembly is considering a bill that would expand the state’s higher education financial-aid considerations at public universities to include students who are undocumented but meet requirements for in-state tuition. The students would be eligible for funds administered by the state, state agencies and the universities. First, it is immoral to force taxpayers, many …

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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

by admin on April 2, 2015 with 0 comment

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 9 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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