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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...

Mayor Emanuel: Fire Striking Teachers, Or Be Fired Yourself

Mayor Emanuel: Fire Striking Teachers, Or Be Fired Yourself

View release as a PDF CHICAGO–Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel should, for once, take the side of Chicago taxpayers and fire the city’s striking teachers, said Jim Tobin, President of Taxpayers United of America (TUA)....

Platinum Pensions Crushing Taxpayers in Greensboro NC

Platinum Pensions Crushing Taxpayers in Greensboro NC

View release as a PDF Greensboro—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of a new pension study of Greensboro and Winston-Salem municipal, and Guilford and Forsyth County government retirees. “North Carolina lawmakers...

Raleigh Taxpayers Crushed by Platinum Government Pensions

Raleigh Taxpayers Crushed by Platinum Government Pensions

View release as a PDF Raleigh—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of a new pension study of Raleigh, Wake County, and North Carolina State government retirees. “North Carolina lawmakers have only...

Chicago Teachers’ Strike Would Be Just Plain Stupid!

Chicago Teachers’ Strike Would Be Just Plain Stupid!

View release as a PDF CHICAGO–Chicago teachers, who are the second-highest paid big-city teachers in the nation, are demanding an unconscionable pay hike while workers in the private sector struggle to keep their jobs,...