Taxpayers Say Vote “NO” On CTA Tax-Increase Proposals!

CHICAGO—The president of Illinois’ largest taxpayer organization urged members of the state legislature to vote “No” on raising taxes to bail out the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA). “The problem is with the inefficiency, corruption and waste within the CTA itself, and with its union contracts that provide lavish retirement benefits that far exceed those in private industry,” said Jim Tobin, President of National Taxpayers United of Illinois (NTUI). Tobin cited some egregious examples of waste of financial resources: Read more

How Did Your State Representative And Senator Vote?

(CHICAGO) — National Taxpayers United of Illinois (NTUI), Illinois’ largest taxpayer organization, has released its 12th non-partisan Tax Survey of the Illinois General Assembly, revealing the tax and spending records of every member of the 94th  General Assembly from January 2005 to January 2007. Read more