Govt. School Employees and Retirees of Macon County Revel at Taxpayer Expense

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DECATUR–A new report by Taxpayers United of America (TUA) reveals that many government school employees and retirees of Macon County, Illinois receive lavish, gold-plated salaries and pensions that far exceed average annual wages of workers in the private sector.
“These outrageous government-employee pensions are bankrupting the state,” said Jim Tobin, TUA President. “Springfield House and Senate Democrats just temporarily raised the state personal income tax 67%, all $6.4 billion taxpayer dollars of which is being used to fund the state’s lavish retired government employee pension programs.” Read more

Gov't School Employees and Retirees of Iroquois County, IL Revel at Taxpayer Expense

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IROQUOIS COUNTY–A new report by Taxpayers United of America (TUA) reveals that many government school employees and retirees of Iroquois County, Illinois receive lavish, gold-plated salaries and pensions that far exceed average annual wages of workers in the private sector.
“These outrageous government-employee pensions are bankrupting the state,” said Jim Tobin, TUA President. “Springfield House and Senate Democrats just temporarily raised the state personal income tax 67%, all $6.4 billion taxpayer dollars of which is being used to fund the state’s lavish retired government employee pension programs.” Read more

Illinois Tollway Trolls Raking in Lavish Salaries and Pensions

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“Almost doubling cash tolls on the Illinois Tollway system cannot be justified under any circumstances,” testified Christina Tobin, Vice President of Taxpayers United of Illinois (TUA), speaking at the tollway public hearing held in Schaumburg on Tuesday. “While we suffer through the worst recession since the Great Depression, drivers will pay more to funnel cash into the pockets of well-connected contractors, big engineering companies, and excessive salaries and benefits of Tollway administrators.” Read more