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Extravagant Pensions of Jo Daviess County Gov't Retirees Surpass Private Sector Wages

Extravagant Pensions of Jo Daviess County Gov't Retirees Surpass Private Sector Wages

JO DAVIESS COUNTY- The sky-high pensions of Jo Daviess County’s retired government employees exceed the wages of those in the private sector. Those receiving the largest annual pensions are retired government-school educators. At $108,569...

Lavish, Gold-Plated Pensions Of Rock Island County-Area Retired Government Employees Far Exceed Wages Of Workers In Private Sector

Lavish, Gold-Plated Pensions Of Rock Island County-Area Retired Government Employees Far Exceed Wages Of Workers In Private Sector

MOLINE–A new report by pension researcher Bill Zettler reveals that Rock Island, Henry and Mercer County-area retired government employees receive lavish, gold-plated pensions that far exceed actual wages of workers in the private sector....

Private Workers Three Times More Likely to be  Jobless than Government Employees

Private Workers Three Times More Likely to be Jobless than Government Employees

By Edward J. O’Boyle, Ph.D (8-6-10) Drawing on data collected through its Current Population Survey, the Bureau of Labor Statistics every month publishes the rate of unemployment by age, gender, race, class of worker,...

We're on Facebook!

We're on Facebook!

National Taxpayers United of Illinois has expanded its marketing and Web presence to Facebook. Facebook is a free social networking service connecting individuals to their friends.

STAND Demonstration Against Eminent Domain in Peotone

STAND Demonstration Against Eminent Domain in Peotone

CHICAGO—On Thursday, May 20, STAND (Shut This Airport Nightmare Down) held a press conference and demonstration against the state’s use of eminent domain to forcefully take property near Peotone for the proposed South Suburban...

Tax Accountability Endorses Adam Andrzejewski for Governor

Tax Accountability Endorses Adam Andrzejewski for Governor

CHICAGO–Tax Accountability, the political action arm of National Taxpayers United of Illinois, has endorsed Hinsdale businessman Adam Andrzejewski for Governor in the February 2, 2010, Republican gubernatorial primary.

Stop Quinn's 67% State Income Tax Hike

Stop Quinn's 67% State Income Tax Hike

Illinois Governor Patrick Quinn wants to raise your state income taxes up to 67%. He claims this is necessary to fill an $11.5 billion state budget gap. What he doesn’t say is that the...

Jim Tobin to Speak at Elgin Meeting

Jim Tobin to Speak at Elgin Meeting

Jim Tobin, President of National Taxpayers United of Illinois, will be speaking at the August 26th Fox Valley Libertarian Party (FVLP) meeting.  He will discuss the proposed 67% state income tax increase and on...

Jim Tobin to Speak at July 4th Tea Party!

Jim Tobin to Speak at July 4th Tea Party!

NTUI’s President Jim Tobin will speak at the July 4th Tea Party at Chicago’s Navy Pier. The event starts at noon and is sponsored by FreeAndEqual.org and ReTeaParty.com. If you would like more information...

NTUI Continues Tax Tour Opposing “Gold-Plated” Govt. Pensions in Peoria!

NTUI Continues Tax Tour Opposing “Gold-Plated” Govt. Pensions in Peoria!

Peoria – NTUI President Jim Tobin held a press conference in Peoria on May 26, 2009 to oppose Gov. Quinn’s tax increases.  The Conference was covered by 2 TV networks, as well as the...