NewsTalk 550 KFYI | Watchdog Group: More Money Going Toward Government Pensions

Findings from TUA’s pension project on Arizona  are featured in this article from NewsTalk 550 KFYI.
Making you more aware that a big chunk of your tax dollars pays for government pensions.
A fiscal watchdog group, Taxpayers United of America, is making its way across Arizona to spread that message to the people.  Organization Founder Jim Tobin says 80% of local government spending goes toward pensions and salaries.  He says the current system needs to be reformed, especially since half the states in the country do not release information on government pensions.  Reports on pensions are available to the public in Arizona.
Tobin points out that Wisconsin and California have actively helped to cut government hires and pensions.  He says he hopes our state will soon follow suit.

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