Jim Tobin

Taxpayer Group: 11,000 State Retirees Get Six-Figure PensionsA taxpayer group that monitors the state’s pension problems said there are more retired state workers than ever drawing pensions of more than $100,000 per year.
Conservative Watch Dog: Pensions Could Bankrupt Illinois By 2015A conservative watch dog group is warning of dark days ahead for the entire state unless Illinois mends it's financial ways, and soon
2 Investigators: State Police Retirees Draw Six-Figure PensionsRetire at 50 and collect more than $100,000 a year – that’s the plan for a special group of state workers. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Judge Dismisses Lawsuit To Block Toll HikesA Cook County judge has rejected an anti-tax advocate’s bid to block the nearly 90 percent rate hike scheduled to go into effect on the Illinois Tollway system next year.
Daley's Pension Plan Renews Calls For ReformThere are renewed calls for changes in the way government pensions are funded in Illinois, following a report on the kind of pensions Mayor Richard M. Daley is in line for.
All Different Taxes Jack Up Gas Prices Even MoreChicago has some of the highest gas prices in the nation, and it’s no surprise – not with all we’re paying at the pump.