Category: Pension Reform

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...

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,...

Cook County Proposes Huge Tax Hike on Poor

Cook County Proposes Huge Tax Hike on Poor

View release as a PDF Chicago–Cook County Board boss Toni Preckwinkle’s promotion of a $1.00-per-pack tax increase on cigarettes as a humanitarian initiative has questionable motives, according to Rae Ann McNeilly, director of outreach...

Adams County Crushed by Government Pensions

Adams County Crushed by Government Pensions

View release as a PDF Quincy—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of a new pension study for the Quincy municipal government employees, Adams County government employees and Adams County government teachers....

New Hampshire Taxpayers Still Face Crushing Government Pensions

New Hampshire Taxpayers Still Face Crushing Government Pensions

View release as a PDF Manchester—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of a new pension study for the cities of Manchester, Concord, and Nashua; the counties of Merrimack and Hillsborough; and...

Pensions and Politics as Usual

Pensions and Politics as Usual

View release as a PDF CHICAGO – It’s politics as usual in Chicago, despite growing national attention to the government employee pension crisis, according to the president of one of the country’s largest taxpayer...

Chicago Homeowners To See Big Property Tax Hikes Due To Government-School Retiree Pensions

Chicago Homeowners To See Big Property Tax Hikes Due To Government-School Retiree Pensions

View release as a PDF CHICAGO–Not only are Chicago homeowners going to see big increases in their property taxes due to the unconscionable 16% pay raise offered to striking Chicago government-school teachers, but the...

Charlotte Taxpayers Grapple With Crushing Government Pensions

Charlotte Taxpayers Grapple With Crushing Government Pensions

View release as a PDF Charlotte—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of a new pension study of Charlotte Municipal and Mecklenburg County government retirees. “North Carolina lawmakers have only flirted with...