Hearing Against Illinois Tollway Authority Postponed Until Monday October 31st

CHICAGO–Circuit Court Judge Rita M. Novak has postponed the hearing for a restraining order against the Ill. Tollway Authority and Electronic Transaction Consultants Corporation, a Texas corporation.
The motion, filed by Taxpayers United of America, was originally scheduled to be heard on Oct. 26, 2011, but will now take place on Monday, October 31, 2011, at 11:15 a.m. in Room 2402 of the Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington Street. The restraining order is seeking to prevent the 90% toll tax increase from taking effect on Jan. 1, 2012.
Click here to view the motion filed by Taxpayers United of America
The lawsuit is asking the Court to certify the case as a class action on behalf of all tollway users. TUA will ask the court to enforce the original intent of the tollway legislation and end the Illinois tollway system. If the Court allows the temporary restraining order, it will then be asked to consider an injunction to stop the toll increase.
Click here to view the Ill. Tollway Authority’s Top 100 Salaries and Estimated Pension Payouts
Click here to view a PDF of this News Release.

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