Category: California

Police Pay and Benefits Higher Than More Dangerous Jobs

View as PDF CHICAGO—Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics do not support the perception that police officers have very high-risk jobs, or that there is a “war on cops,” according to Jim Tobin,...

Just another $10 Million Government Pension

View as PDF CHICAGO —All across the country, millions of government pensioners are contract-bound to receive lifetime pension payouts, each in the millions of dollars, along with taxpayer- funded, premium healthcare insurance, according to...

Taxpayers Demand Spending Cuts – Oppose Raising Federal Debt Limit

Taxpayers Demand Spending Cuts – Oppose Raising Federal Debt Limit

View release as a PDF CHICAGO–House Republicans must stand fast and oppose raising the federal debt limit. President Obama needs to come down from his high horse and work to cut spending, according to...

Good Taxpayer News from the West Coast

Good Taxpayer News from the West Coast

View release as a PDF California taxpayers are fighting the good fight, holding their own, and have achieved victories that are not reflected in the negative press the state has been getting recently. The...

No More Dialogue – Solution Is Here

No More Dialogue – Solution Is Here

View release as a PDF SAN FRANCISCO— It’s time to get the special interest money out of the electoral process. Free and Equal (F&E) and Taxpayers United of America (TUA) released lifetime pension payouts...

Governor Brown Fails Fresno

Governor Brown Fails Fresno

View release as a PDF FRESNO— Governor Brown only missed his budget by about $16 billion and still hasn’t connected the dots between the crisis and the government employee pensions. While residents across Fresno...

Governor Brown Fails Contra Costa

Governor Brown Fails Contra Costa

View release as a PDF PLEASANT HILL— Governor Brown only missed his budget by about $16 billion and still hasn’t connected the dots between the crisis and the government employee pensions. While residents across...

Uniting in the Pension Fight

SAN FRANCISCO – Christina Tobin, Founder and Chair of Free and Equal Elections Foundation and Vice-President of Taxpayers United of America, has been invited to attend the Pacific Research Institute’s discussion of public pensions....

Brown will save California?

Brown will save California?

View release as a PDF SACRAMENTO— Lucky, lucky California! Today, Governor Brown announced a new budget! He was ‘off’ $16 billion on his last budget. But this time, yes this time, he’s sure he’s...