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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“Sleazy Lincoln” Commentary Sparks Humorous Exchange on BlogTEF, Uncategorized

by admin on May 26, 2010 with 0 comment

It’s not surprising that our recent Anti-Abe commentary has been met with some resistance here in the “Land of Lincoln.”  One of the more comical exchanges involves our Research Director, Dennis Constant, and Ken Lowe of the Herald-Review. A post to his blog, “Roll Call,” read as follows: “Today’s baffling fax comes courtesy of Dennis …

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STAND Demonstration Against Eminent Domain in PeotoneUncategorized

by admin on May 26, 2010 with 0 comment

CHICAGO—On Thursday, May 20, STAND (Shut This Airport Nightmare Down) held a press conference and demonstration against the state’s use of eminent domain to forcefully take property near Peotone for the proposed South Suburban Airport. The FAA is at least two or three years from approving/disapproving this measure. Regardless, the Illinois Department of Transportation began …

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