Category: Illinois Press

News Radio 960 KZIM | Morning News Watch with Faune Riggin

Jim Tobin, President of Taxpayers United for America, appeared on News Radio 960 KZIM to discuss Illinois’ pension problem, along with proposed cigarette tax increases. To listen, click on the player below. [audio:http://www.taxpayersunitedofamerica.org/wp-content/uploads/NewsRadio960kzim.mp3|titles=Jim Tobin on News Radio...

Whiteout Press | List of highest government pension recipients in US

Whiteout Press | List of highest government pension recipients in US

Findings from TUA’s nationwide pension project are featured in this story from Whiteout Press. May 1, 2013. San Francisco. The taxpayer watchdog group Taxpayers United of America just released a list of the highest,...

Fox 32 Chicago | Taxpayers United of America wants hiring freeze until pension crisis fixed

Fox 32 Chicago | Taxpayers United of America wants hiring freeze until pension crisis fixed

TUA’s recommendation for a freeze of all Illinois government-employee hiring was featured on Fox 32 Chicago. CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) – Taxpayers United of America wants the Illinois government to freeze employee hiring until pension...

News Radio WJPF | Illinois Tax Freedom Day featuring Jim Tobin

News Radio WJPF | Illinois Tax Freedom Day featuring Jim Tobin

Jim Tobin, President of Taxpayers United for America, appeared on News Radio WJPF to discuss Illinois Tax Freedom Day and TUA’s study on the highest pensions in Illinois. To listen, click on the image...

Daily Herald | Why DuPage voters rejected property tax hikes

Daily Herald | Why DuPage voters rejected property tax hikes

TUA’s work in helping local activists defeat 4 property-tax-increase referenda was featured in the Daily Herald. Experts used to say the best time to ask voters for a tax increase is when there are...

News Tribune | How much are you paying for someone else's retirement?

News Tribune | How much are you paying for someone else's retirement?

Findings from TUA’s pension project on LaSalle County, Illinois, are featured in this story from the News Tribune. OTTAWA — About 80 percent of every tax dollar you pay goes directly into funding pension...

Daily Herald | Watchdog group battles Dist. 10 over tax increase

Daily Herald | Watchdog group battles Dist. 10 over tax increase

TUA’s work in helping Itasca taxpayers oppose a property-tax-increase referendum was featured in the Daily Herald. A government watchdog group is leading opposition to a property tax increase Itasca Elementary District 10 is seeking to...

The Times | Tax activist to discuss county government pensions, salaries

The Times | Tax activist to discuss county government pensions, salaries

The Times highlighted TUA’s upcoming press conference in Ottawa, Illinois. Tax activist Jim Tobin, president of Taxpayers United of America, will discuss local pension and salary payouts during a public news conference at 11...