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Jim Tobin had another great interview with Ken DeCoster on Rockford's WNTA 1330 AM!

Jim Tobin had another great interview with Ken DeCoster on Rockford's WNTA 1330 AM!

Jim took on the bipartisan gang of politicians that is forcing Peotone-area taxpayers off their land for a state airport boondoggle that the airlines don’t want to use! Best quote: “Anybody who supports Peotone...

Tobin Asks Gov. Blagojevich: Kill Peotone Boondoggle And Stop Terrorizing Homeowners

Tobin Asks Gov. Blagojevich: Kill Peotone Boondoggle And Stop Terrorizing Homeowners

CHICAGO-The president of National Taxpayers United of Illinois (NTUI) announced that yesterday, he sent a letter to Gov. Rod Blagojevich asking him to kill the proposed Peotone Airport boondoggle and stop terrorizing homeowners in...

Tobin To Blago: Scrap State Police, Reimburse Taxpayers

Tobin To Blago: Scrap State Police, Reimburse Taxpayers

NTUI president Jim Tobin yesterday sent Gov. Rod Blagojevich a letter asking the Governor to “reform the corrupt and wasteful procedures” uncovered by WLS-TV ABC7 News’ I-Team investigation of “numerous and disturbing irregularities regarding...

“These state police are glorified chauffeurs. I think it’s a total waste of taxpayers dollars.”

“These state police are glorified chauffeurs. I think it’s a total waste of taxpayers dollars.”

11/19/04 Jim Tobin interviewed in an WLS-TV ABC7 News exposé of Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s “Secret Service”! Jim’s footage was aired in Part Two of this Special Eyewitness Report on Gov. Blago’s gross misuse of...

Jim Tobin discussed the 67% state income-tax hike proposal in an hour-long appearance on News Radio 1470 WMBD’s Dan DiOrio Show out of Peoria.

Jim Tobin discussed the 67% state income-tax hike proposal in an hour-long appearance on News Radio 1470 WMBD’s Dan DiOrio Show out of Peoria.

11/16/04 Jim railed against HB750, which would raise or create 4 different state taxes to put more money into overpaid government school teachers’ and administrators’ pockets. Read more about HB750 here.

ITEF Comment Vol. X Issue 5

ITEF Comment Vol. X Issue 5

In Orwellian Scenario, Big Spender Madigan Becomes “Fiscal Conservative” In one of the strangest cases of political duplicity in recent memory, Ill. House Speaker and Chicago machine boss Michael Madigan (D-22, Chicago) has morphed...

ITEF Comment Vol. X Issue 5

ITEF Comment Vol. X Issue 5

In Orwellian Scenario, Big Spender Madigan Becomes “Fiscal Conservative” In one of the strangest cases of political duplicity in recent memory, Ill. House Speaker and Chicago machine boss Michael Madigan (D-22, Chicago) has morphed...

ITEF Comment Vol. X Issue 4

ITEF Comment Vol. X Issue 4

ILLINOIS’ $6.4 BILLION OVERSPENDING ORGY THREATENS TAXPAYERS It’s now official: The State of Illinois’ Fiscal Year 2004 revenue increased more than $5 billion over its FY2003 revenue, while the amount of money spent by...

ITEF Comment Vol. X Issue 4

ITEF Comment Vol. X Issue 4

ILLINOIS’ $6.4 BILLION OVERSPENDING ORGY THREATENS TAXPAYERS It’s now official: The State of Illinois’ Fiscal Year 2004 revenue increased more than $5 billion over its FY2003 revenue, while the amount of money spent by...

Since releasing ITEF’s findings on FY2004 state revenue, and calling for a 10-cent gas tax cut, we have received statewide media coverage.

Since releasing ITEF’s findings on FY2004 state revenue, and calling for a 10-cent gas tax cut, we have received statewide media coverage.

5/20/04 Jim Tobin did radio interviews on Carbondale’s WINI, Rockford’s WNTA, Wheaton’s WDCB Public Radio, twice on the Illinois Radio Network, twice on Chicago’s WBBM CBS News Radio, KMOX AM 1120 news radio in...