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ITEF Comment Vol. X Issue 3

ITEF Comment Vol. X Issue 3

Illinois “Revenue Crisis” Lie Continues As State Revenue Rises Higher While Illinois politicians and media spread lies about the “crisis” in state revenue, the Illinois Comptroller’s numbers continue to prove that the “revenue crisis”...

ITEF Comment Vol. X Issue 3

ITEF Comment Vol. X Issue 3

Illinois “Revenue Crisis” Lie Continues As State Revenue Rises Higher While Illinois politicians and media spread lies about the “crisis” in state revenue, the Illinois Comptroller’s numbers continue to prove that the “revenue crisis”...

ITEF Comment Vol. X Issue 2

ITEF Comment Vol. X Issue 2

Politicians Still Scamming Illinois Taxpayers With “Revenue Crisis”Lie No deception propagated by Illinois politicians and the sympathetic press is so injurious to Illinois taxpayers, or so blatantly untrue, as the long-running “revenue crisis” lie....

Jim Tobin was on Ken DeCoster's show again on Rockford's WNTA 1330 AM.

Jim Tobin was on Ken DeCoster's show again on Rockford's WNTA 1330 AM.

This time Jim criticized the state school mandates for driver’s education and physical education. For more information on these topics, click here for the news release.

TAXPAYERS URGE GOVERNOR TO KEEP PROMISE, STOP INCOME-TAX HIKE

TAXPAYERS URGE GOVERNOR TO KEEP PROMISE, STOP INCOME-TAX HIKE

4/21/04 (CHICAGO) — The president of Illinois’ largest taxpayer group this week urged Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D) to actively oppose Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn’s (D) proposed 100 percent Income-Tax Increase Amendment, currently in the...

Government Schools Not Underfunded, Need To Stop Overspending

Government Schools Not Underfunded, Need To Stop Overspending

Many programs have been mandated in government schools through a process that caters to special interests and career politicians, improving money-making opportunities for government school teachers but doing nothing for students. Mandates inflate the...

Jim Tobin was a guest on Mark Mayhew's show on Rockford's WNTA 1330 AM.

Jim Tobin was a guest on Mark Mayhew's show on Rockford's WNTA 1330 AM.

Jim discussed the failings of the Illinois public school system and how the Illinois GOP is falling through a legal noose of their own design: A law aimed at preventing Libertarians from getting on...

Jim Tobin faces off with Lt. Gov Pat Quinn (D) in a televised debate.

Jim Tobin faces off with Lt. Gov Pat Quinn (D) in a televised debate.

On “Chicago Tonight” on Chicago’s WTTW Channel 11, Tobin criticized Quinn’s plan to raise some Illinoisians’ state income taxes 100 percent (and give a measly $200 “property tax rebate” bribe for each homeowner) through...