TUA’s Director of Operations, Jared Labell, was interviewed by Russ Wishtart of Click, Bang! Radio about Taxpayers United of America’s involvement in stopping the latest tax hike attempt on Tobacco products.
TUA president and founder, Jim Tobin, was quoted by WCMY radio , about the recent Illinois General Assembly Retirees’ pension release.
Excerpted data from TUA’s list released Tuesday.
|Illinois General Assembly retirees’ pensions as of January 27, 2016|
|reported by Taxpayers United of America|
|Projections assume life expectancy of 85 and 3% cost of living adjustment compounded annually|
|Name||Current Annual Pension||Member Contributions to Pension Fund||Age at Retirement||Total Pension Collected to Date||Estimated Lifetime Pension Payout||Employee Contribution % of Estimated Lifetime Payout|
|Peg M. Breslin||$ 112,754||$ 60,556||56||$ 1,220,719.79||$ 3,317,816||1.8%|
|Patrick D. Welch||$ 85,533||$ 129,138||56||$ 810,456.80||$ 2,813,172||4.6%|
|Tom P. Walsh||$ 59,099||$ 91,139||55||$ 994,563.35||$ 1,447,408||6.3%|
|J. Dennis Hastert||$ 28,026||$ 19,806||55||$ 413,518.22||$ 772,468||2.6%|
|Gary G. Dahl||$ 24,465||$ 49,965||70||$ 115,274.13||$ 363,819||13.7%|
TUA president and founder, Jim Tobin, was interviewed on the Declare Your Independence with Ernest Hancock radio show January 13th 2016. The hour-long discussion covers a range of topics, including government pensions in Arizona and Illinois, upcoming elections, and government tax schemes.