Pension Problems Hit Madison and St. Claire Counties

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Pension Problems Hit Madison and St. Claire CountiesUncategorized

by admin on August 26, 2015 with 0 comment

View as PDF  East St. Louis, IL – Taxpayers United of America (TUA) has released its most recent government pension study exposing individual pensions for Madison and St. Claire County government schools and county governments; Belleville, Collinsville, Alton, and Edwardsville municipal governments; and Southwestern Illinois College and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. “These government pensions explain …

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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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Sauk Valley | Easy to make public resent state pensioners

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Sauk Valley | Easy to make public resent state pensionersIllinois Press, Latest, News Releases, Pension Reform, Press, Uncategorized

by admin on March 9, 2015 with 0 comment

Rae Ann McNeilly was quoted in an article by SaukValley.com about TUA’s study on Lee and Whiteside County pensions. Political solutions usually have winners and losers. That’s not going to be the case with whatever fix the Illinois Legislature eventually makes to the state’s public employee pension systems. Everybody is going to lose. Or, at …

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Chicago Tribune | Watchdog group puts spotlight on six-figure pensions in Lake County

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Chicago Tribune | Watchdog group puts spotlight on six-figure pensions in Lake CountyIllinois Press, Latest, Pension Reform, Press, Uncategorized

by admin on March 9, 2015 with 0 comment

Jim Tobin and Jared Labell of Taxpayers United of America were featured by the Chicago Tribune discussing the public pensions of Lake County and Waukegan retirees. Nearly 900 retirees from Lake County government, Lake County public schools and the College of Lake County collect six-figure annual pensions — including 14 whose pensions pay out more …

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Dixon & Sterling Government Bureaucrats Still Stealing From Taxpayers

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Dixon & Sterling Government Bureaucrats Still Stealing From TaxpayersIllinois, Latest, Pension Reform, Rae Ann McNeilly, Taxpayer Alert, TEF, Uncategorized

by admin on February 11, 2015 with 0 comment

View as PDF Dixon, IL – Lee and Whiteside County area government pensions are decimating area taxpayers according to a study by the state’s largest taxpayer group, Taxpayers United of America (TUA). The study reveals the individual pensions paid to the retirees of Sterling, Dixon, Lee County, Whiteside County government employees. “Our study shows that …

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Warning: Illinois’ Cigarette Tax Policy Hazardous to Your Health!

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Warning: Illinois’ Cigarette Tax Policy Hazardous to Your Health!Illinois, Latest, News Releases, Rae Ann McNeilly, Uncategorized

by admin on February 10, 2015 with 0 comment

View as Pdf Chicago – In its latest study that compares cigarette tax rates to cigarette smuggling rates, the Tax Foundation confirms our long-held position that the egregious cigarette tax hikes in Illinois, Cook County, and Chicago promote crime and present greater danger to residents, according to Taxpayers United of America (TUA). “Illinois’ cigarette smuggling …

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Private Workers Three Times More Likely to be Jobless than Government EmployeesUncategorized

by admin on August 26, 2010 with 0 comment

By Edward J. O’Boyle, Ph.D (8-6-10) Drawing on data collected through its Current Population Survey, the Bureau of Labor Statistics every month publishes the rate of unemployment by age, gender, race, class of worker, disability status, industry, veteran status, educational attainment, occupation, and marital status. In addition, it publishes the rate for native-born workers along …

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