Category: Press

WI Pensions Receive Extensive Press Coverage

WI Pensions Receive Extensive Press Coverage

WISCONSIN– Taxpayers United of America has revealed the salaries and estimated pensions for Wisconsin government teachers and employees in an effort to bring transparency to the government pension system.  “In Wisconsin, transparency seems to...

TUA Receives Extensive Press Coverage with Release of Local Wisconsin Government Pensions and Salaries

TUA Receives Extensive Press Coverage with Release of Local Wisconsin Government Pensions and Salaries

WISCONSIN- Upon revealing the top government salaries and estimated pensions in four Wisconsin cities and counties last week, Taxpayers United of America (TUA) received extensive coverage from the local press in each community. TUA’s...

TUA takes issue with taxes for trinkets, on television

TUA takes issue with taxes for trinkets, on television

TUA President Jim Tobin appeared on CBS News Chicago Wednesday, to discuss the use of promotional trinkets, which costs Illinois taxpayers almost $1 million per year. Source: CBS News.

TUA's Jim Tobin discusses $184,000/year Daley pension plan on WBBM

TUA's Jim Tobin discusses $184,000/year Daley pension plan on WBBM

Retiring Chicago Mayor Richard Daley recently chose to exploit the laws of Illinois to maximize taxpayer expense for his lavish pension. Under the Illinois Retirement Systems Reciprocal Act, all his government jobs are being...

ITEF Springfield News Conference

15 reporters, including all 3 local network TV stations, attended ITEF’s Springfield news conference yesterday, January 12.  There, ITEF President Jim Tobin fielded questions regarding state revenues and what should be done to curb...