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National Taxpayers United of Illinois President, Jim Tobin, appeared on WTTW Channel 11's "Chicago Tonight" on Tuesday, October 24th with two income tax increase proponents.

National Taxpayers United of Illinois President, Jim Tobin, appeared on WTTW Channel 11's "Chicago Tonight" on Tuesday, October 24th with two income tax increase proponents.

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ITEF Comment Vol. XII Issue 5

ITEF Comment Vol. XII Issue 5

It’s Time To Cut Illinois’s Electricity Taxes While lawmakers argue over extending the nine-year electricity rate freeze, Illinois Taxpayer Education Foundation examines Illinois tax policy on consumers electricity bills and comes to a startling...

NTUI Exposes The Truth About The "Tax-Swap" With HB750 and SB750

NTUI Exposes The Truth About The "Tax-Swap" With HB750 and SB750

The proponents of HB750 and SB750 are making some completely false and outrageous claims about this massive tax hike. But have no fear, National Taxpayers United of Illinois President, Jim Tobin, is scheduled to...

NTUI Releases 11th Tax Survey Of Illinois General Assembly

NTUI Releases 11th Tax Survey Of Illinois General Assembly

(CHICAGO) – National Taxpayers United of Illinois (NTUI), the largest taxpayer group in the state, released its 11th non-partisan Tax Survey of the Illinois General Assembly, revealing the tax and spending records of every...

Jeff Trigg’s letter was published in Crain’s Chicago Business that pointed out ridiculous electricity tax rates. “Illinois consumers of electricity are paying an overabundance of taxes that increase what consumers pay for electricity by...

Taxpayers To Pols: Cut Spending And Forget State Income Tax Hike

Taxpayers To Pols: Cut Spending And Forget State Income Tax Hike

The president of Illinois’ largest taxpayer organization today responded to Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley’s April 27 statement in which he supported substantially and permanently increasing the Illinois state income tax in exchange for...

"Our Governor Is A Bigger Crook Than Your Governor"

"Our Governor Is A Bigger Crook Than Your Governor"

The Daily Herald remembers who distributed the above slogan on a Christina Tobin designed bumper sticker in 2000 from a John Patterson page one Sunday story comparing George Ryan’s corruption with other states. Click...

Advancing Redfern Amendment Behind Record-Early General Assembly Adjournment

Advancing Redfern Amendment Behind Record-Early General Assembly Adjournment

FAIRFIELD-The chairman of the Illinois Forum today stated that the real reason for this year’s planned record-early adjournment of the Illinois General Assembly is the advancing Redfern Amendment to the Illinois Constitution.

Taxpayers Oppose "Blank Check" Peotone Airport Bill SB 2981

Taxpayers Oppose "Blank Check" Peotone Airport Bill SB 2981

CHICAGO-The president of Illinois’ largest taxpayer organization today asked members of the Illinois House of Representatives to vote “NO” on SB 2981, sponsored by St. Sen. Debbie Halvorson (D-40, Crete), which was quickly approved...

Jim Tobin says “These State Police are glorified chauffeurs.”

Jim Tobin says “These State Police are glorified chauffeurs.”

12/20/05 In a story about Illinois State Police corruption aired on WLS-TV ABC7 News December 20, 2005. VIEW THE TRANSCRIPT