Crisis and Optimism in Rauner’s Second State of the State Address

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Crisis and Optimism in Rauner’s Second State of the State AddressIllinois, Items of Interest, Latest, Pension Reform, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on January 27, 2016 with 0 comment

View as PDF Chicago—Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner delivered his second State of the State address to the Illinois General Assembly today, beginning his second year as governor by outlining a number of ambitious priorities for his administration in the coming months. Jared Labell, director of operations for Taxpayers United of America (TUA), said that taxpayers …

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Effingham and Jefferson County Gov. Pensions  Consuming Taxpayers’ Dollars

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Effingham and Jefferson County Gov. Pensions Consuming Taxpayers’ DollarsIllinois, Latest, Pension Reform, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on December 15, 2015 with 0 comment

View as PDF Effingham, IL—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of their study of the government pensions for Effingham and Jefferson Counties, as well as Effingham and Mt. Vernon municipal and local government schools. “Well over 500 government retirees in Effingham and Jefferson counties will receive multi-million dollar pension payouts over the …

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Busting Tax Schemes for Decades

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Busting Tax Schemes for DecadesItems of Interest, Latest, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on December 10, 2015 with 0 comment

View as PDF Chicago—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) have fought against higher taxes, reckless spending, and government largesse for nearly forty years. As we look back at our decades of activism and education of taxpayers, TUA is releasing some footage from our archives featuring our president and founder, Jim Tobin. In April of 1991, Illinois State …

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Shawano Gov. Schools Seek to Increase Debt to $43.3 Million

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Shawano Gov. Schools Seek to Increase Debt to $43.3 MillionItems of Interest, Latest, Press, Taxpayer Alert, Wisconsin Press

by admin on October 7, 2015 with 0 comment

View as PDF Shawano, WI – Taxpayers United of America (TUA) urges Shawano School District taxpayers to VOTE NO on the $14 million property tax increase referendum November 3, 2015. “Government school bureaucrats in Shawano suffer from the same policies that are destroying cities across the country….borrow, spend, rinse, repeat!” stated Jim Tobin, TUA president …

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Kankakee on the Brink With Gov. Pension Liabilities

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Kankakee on the Brink With Gov. Pension LiabilitiesLatest, Pension Reform, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on September 16, 2015 with 1 comment

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

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Property Tax Assessment Appeal Seminar for Berwyn Township

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Property Tax Assessment Appeal Seminar for Berwyn TownshipEvents, Illinois, Items of Interest, Latest, News Releases, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on August 18, 2015 with 0 comment

Jim Tobin, President of Taxpayers United of America, will be hosting a property tax assessment appeal seminar with Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Dan Patlak on Thursday, August 27, 2015, at the Berwyn Public Library for taxpayers seeking to appeal their 2015 property tax assessments.

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Illinois Budget Impasse Preferable to Business as Usual

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Illinois Budget Impasse Preferable to Business as UsualIllinois, Items of Interest, Latest, Pension Reform, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on July 30, 2015 with 0 comment

View as PDF  Chicago—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) released five analyses of the ongoing Illinois budget dispute over the past two weeks, outlining various ways the Illinois General Assembly and Governor Bruce Rauner (R) could implement reforms to pass the state’s first balanced budget since 2001. “Taxpayers need Illinois’ political class to properly address the …

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