Category: Illinois

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...

LaSalle County Largesse Crushing Taxpayers

LaSalle County Largesse Crushing Taxpayers

View Release as PDF Ottawa, IL —Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of a new pension and salary study of the employees of LaSalle County government employees, LaSalle County government teachers,...

Quinn, Cullerton & Madigan Fail – Kane and Kendall County Taxpayers Crushed by Hundreds of Pension Millionaires

Quinn, Cullerton & Madigan Fail – Kane and Kendall County Taxpayers Crushed by Hundreds of Pension Millionaires

View Release as PDF Aurora—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of a new pension study of the employees of the Cities of Aurora and Yorkville, Kane and Kendall Counties, Kane and...

Jim Tobin Talks About Pensions and the Illinois State Financial Crisis

Jim Tobin Talks About Pensions and the Illinois State Financial Crisis

View Release as PDF Chicago – Jim Tobin, president of Taxpayers United of America (TUA) will be a guest on Truth Talk Radio with Bailey and Binsner on WEFT 90.1 on Wednesday, March 6,...

Chicago Police Sergeants Wise to Reform Pensions

Chicago Police Sergeants Wise to Reform Pensions

View Release as PDF CHICAGO—The Chicago Police Sergeants’ Association is to be commended for its realistic appraisal of the crisis in state and local pensions, and for its sensible decision to embrace a pension-reform...

Hundreds of Bloomington – Normal Government Retirees Become Pension Millionaires at Taxpayer Expense

Hundreds of Bloomington – Normal Government Retirees Become Pension Millionaires at Taxpayer Expense

View Release as PDF Bloomington—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of a new pension study of the employees of the Cities of Bloomington and Normal, McLean County, McLean County government schools,...

Myths About Average Government Pension$ Debunked

Myths About Average Government Pension$ Debunked

View Release as PDF CHICAGO—Illinois politicians and government union bosses are trying to deflect criticism of their lavish, gold-plated pensions by throwing out a deceptive “average” pension figure of $30,000, according to the president...

Wilmette School District 39 Fails To Provide Evidence That Its April 2011 Referendum Ballot Language "Followed Illinois Law"

Wilmette School District 39 Fails To Provide Evidence That Its April 2011 Referendum Ballot Language "Followed Illinois Law"

View as PDF CONTACT: Herbert Sorock (847) 251-8955 (h) email: h.sorock@gmail.com WILMETTE, IL –Wilmette School District 39 has failed to substantiate its December 3, 2012, claim in a media release that its April 2011...

Hundreds of DeKalb Government Retirees Become Multi-Millionaires at Taxpayer Expense

Hundreds of DeKalb Government Retirees Become Multi-Millionaires at Taxpayer Expense

View as PDF DeKalb—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of a new pension study of the employees of the City of DeKalb, DeKalb County, DeKalb County government schools, and Northern Illinois...

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...