Category: News Releases

WBBM Exclusive – Illinois’ Cushiest Government Pension Deal

WBBM Exclusive – Illinois’ Cushiest Government Pension Deal

View as PDF Jim Tobin, president of Taxpayers United of America (TUA) will discuss with Pam Zekman exclusively, the ‘Cushiest Illinois Government Pension Deal’. 10:00 p.m. news on Channel 2 WBBM TV Today, Monday,...

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...

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...

Taxpayers of Golf SD 67 Win 3rd Battle Against Property Tax Increase

Taxpayers of Golf SD 67 Win 3rd Battle Against Property Tax Increase

View Release as PDF Homeowners in Golf School District 67 overwhelmingly defeated a property-tax increase referendum on Tuesday, February 26, 2013. Taxpayers United of America (TUA) worked with local taxpayers, providing informational flyers and...

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,...

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...

SD200 Hiking Property Taxes with $123 Million Cash Hoard!

SD200 Hiking Property Taxes with $123 Million Cash Hoard!

View this release as a PDF CHICAGO–Oak Park/River Forest High School Dist. 200 school board will vote on a property tax increase December 20 while sitting on a hoard of cash totaling $123 million,...