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Palatine Patch | Study: Former Palatine Employees Among Top Illinois Pensioners

Palatine Patch | Study: Former Palatine Employees Among Top Illinois Pensioners

Findings from TUA’s Illinois pension project are featured in this story from the Palatine Patch. Two former District 15 employees and one former District 211 employee made the Taxpayers United of America list of...

Northwest Herald | Schaumburg: Here's why pensions need fixing

Northwest Herald | Schaumburg: Here's why pensions need fixing

Findings from TUA’s Illinois pension project are featured in this story from the Northwest Herald. The public pension news this week didn’t originate out of Springfield, where lawmakers wasted another week without passing real...

News Radio 960 KZIM | Morning News Watch with Faune Riggin

Jim Tobin, President of Taxpayers United for America, appeared on News Radio 960 KZIM to discuss Illinois’ pension problem, along with proposed cigarette tax increases. To listen, click on the player below. [audio:http://www.taxpayersunitedofamerica.org/wp-content/uploads/NewsRadio960kzim.mp3|titles=Jim Tobin on News Radio...

Police Pay and Benefits Higher Than More Dangerous Jobs

View as PDF CHICAGO—Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics do not support the perception that police officers have very high-risk jobs, or that there is a “war on cops,” according to Jim Tobin,...

Vote 'No' on Knox Community Schools’ Property Tax Increase Referendum!

Vote 'No' on Knox Community Schools’ Property Tax Increase Referendum!

View as PDF CHICAGO—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) is working with taxpayers in Indiana’s Knox Community School District to oppose the district’s property-tax-increase referendum that will appear on the district’s May 7, 2013 ballot....