Category Archives: Economic Development

Illinois’ New Budget Has A Shortfall of $4 Billion Dollars


Gov. J.B. Pritzker says Illinois’ budget is balanced ”for the first time in decades.” That’s the claim he made upon signing Illinois’ $40 billion budget for 2020. Pritzker’s claim is simply not true. According to the state’s own actuarial calculations, … Continue reading

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Weed Backers: Senate passes legal pot bill, sends it to House


With the clock ticking to adjournment, the Illinois Senate quickly passed a comprehensive measure to legalize recreational marijuana. The Illinois Senate voted 38-17 to approve the legislation after about 40 minutes of debate. It must still pass the Illinois House.  … Continue reading

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This is How Teens Use Social Media to Advertise “Smoke Weed Day”, April 20, 2019


So this is how the teens get the word out on social media. April 20 has been declared smoke weed day. If you want to get a contact high or smoke with them here is your invite. If you are … Continue reading

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Six Socialists on Chicago City Council


Six Socialists on Chicago City Council “Chicago will soon have more socialist City Council members than any major U.S. city in modern history,” said CDSA co-chairs Lucie Macias and Leonard Pierce in a Wednesday op-ed for the Chicago Tribune. Of … Continue reading

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New owner to shutter Westlake Hospital


Two weeks after acquiring three former Tenet Healthcare hospitals, Pipeline Health has plans to shutter Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park. — Read on http://www.chicagobusiness.com/health-care/new-owner-shutter-westlake-hospital Just two weeks after acquiring three former Tenet Healthcare hospitals, Pipeline Health has plans to shutter one … Continue reading

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The Power to Tax Is Also The Power To Destroy


It’s no mystery why the people of Illinois find themselves in this mess. Lawmakers are making extravagant promises to give people things with other people’s money. Amusement taxes are just the latest and most convenient device to help them achieve … Continue reading

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The Property Tax Appeal Game in Cook County


The property-tax-assessment process in Cook County is convoluted by design. But here’s how it works in simple terms: First, the Cook County Assessor’s Office assesses the value of every property in the county. The value of any given property is … Continue reading

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The New Year Sees No Relief For Illinoisans’ From Ever Growing Property Tax Bills


A major reason for Illinoisans’ daunting property tax bills is the record number of local government bodies they’re supporting. Illinois, for example, is home to nearly 860 school districts, fifth-highest in the nation. Meanwhile, those districts serve the fifth-lowest number of … Continue reading

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Local Governments’ Alarming Capital Spending Ratios — Strong Towns


There are many ways for state and local governments to run hidden deficits, one of which is deferred maintenance. But it turns out there is a way to measure the extent to which local governments kick the maintenance can down … Continue reading

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Illinois Has Lost Governnmental Review By Newspapers


America’s newspapers are vanishing, with Illinois losing more than most twitter.com/ilwatchdog/status/1055445139395620864

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