Pension Winners in the General Assembly Retirement System

Jim Tobin’s National Taxpayers United of Illinois has revealed the top 50 pensions for the General Assembly Retirement Fund. It doesn’t have many pensioners, but the legislative retirement fund has some big payouts. Part of the reason is that statewide … Continue reading

Jim Tobin’s Group Names Pat Quinn “Tax Villain”

Here’s the press release.  You will note the “Grafton Township Hall bill” whose number is Senate Bill 3010. TAXPAYERS NAME GOV. PATRICK QUINN “TAX VILLAIN” CHICAGO—The president of Illinois’ largest taxpayer organization today named Gov. Patrick Quinn (D) its “Tax … Continue reading

8th District Watch – Joe Walsh Announces Supporters, Endorsements

The following press release from congressional candidate Joe Walsh is presented for your information: Lake Zurich, IL, January 12, 2010. Joe Walsh Candidate for Congress in the IL  8th District is announcing support and endorsements. Walsh continues to receive endorsements … Continue reading

National Taxayer United’s Jim Tobin’s Tax Accountability Group’s Endorsements

With the primary election coming up in about five weeks, active citizens are starting to think more seriously about narrowing down their choices for contested offices. At Zane Seipler’s fund raiser Wednesday night, for example, one person concluded that Andy … Continue reading

Jack Franks Comes Out on Top of "Taxpayer Friends" List

McHenry County State Rep. Jack Franks is the only Democrat who made the “Taxpayer Friends” list of National Taxpayers United of Illinois. He scored 69% on NTU’s Tax Survey, tying with Republicans Sandy Cole, Bill Mitchell,  Ruth Munson, Dennis Reboletti, … Continue reading

Term Limits for Leaders

I’m pretty amazed that the issue I stressed when I ran for governor against Rod Blagojevich and Jim Ryan in 2002 is getting attention during this year when the media is pushing reform: Term Limitsfor Leaders When my Libertarian Party … Continue reading

National Taxpayers United of Illinois Names State Senator Chris Lauzen Best "Taxpayers Friend"

National Taxpayers United of Illinois has issued a laudatory press release about U.S. congressional candidate Chris Lauzen. It follows: NATIONAL TAXPAYERS UNITED OF ILLINOIS NAMES STATE SENATOR CHRIS LAUZEN, CANDIDATE FOR THE 14TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT BEST “TAXPAYERS’ FRIEND” IN THE … Continue reading

National Taxpayers United of Illinois Names State Senator Chris Lauzen Best "Taxpayers Friend"

National Taxpayers United of Illinois has issued a laudatory press release about U.S. congressional candidate Chris Lauzen. It follows: NATIONAL TAXPAYERS UNITED OF ILLINOIS NAMES STATE SENATOR CHRIS LAUZEN, CANDIDATE FOR THE 14TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT BEST “TAXPAYERS’ FRIEND” IN THE … Continue reading