Category Archives: Economy

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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Morton Schapiro, Northwestern officials say Harvard trial won’t affect admissions


  As the Harvard admissions lawsuit placing a microscope on the practice of affirmative action in higher education goes to trial, Northwestern officials say the outcome shouldn’t affect University admissions. The lawsuit charging Harvard University with systematic discrimination against Asian-Americans … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Febreze ??? Does the Extensive Usage of the Synthetic Air Freshner Pose a Significant Health Risk ?


If you use synthetic air fresheners in your car and/or living space and or associated with your clothes, you should know that you’re likely increasing risk of developing a variety of health problems. Headaches, earaches, depression, an irregular heart beat, … Continue reading

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O’Hare Area Is Getting a New Highway: I 490


I 490 is currently under construction to link I 90 (Jane Addams Tollroad) to I 294 (TriState Tollroad) with interchanges at Green Street/Franklin Avenue and at the intersect of I 294 and County Line Road, with the major interchange at … Continue reading

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Questions and Answers About The I 294 Expansion in The Schiller Park Area by Illinois Tollroad Commission Representatives


Questions and answers were asked by residents of Schiller Park after the Illinois Tollroad completed their presentations, which can be seen at this link:

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I 294 Construction Projects 2018-2025 as Presented by the Illinois Tollroad Commission Representatives to Schiller Park Residents on 9/19/2018


Go to this link to see the presentation by representatives of the Illinois Tollroad Commission of the I 294 expansion projects designed and scheduled to be built from 2018 – 2025 and understand how this will impact you as a … Continue reading

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Are Chicago Area School Superintendents Seeking To Protect Their “Turf” By Restricting Competition Without Considering the Best Interests of the Families and Students by Opposing HR 610 ?


Currently, throughout the Chicagoland area various persons purportedly speaking in behalf of school districts are panic peddling concerns by area Superintendents, regarding a US Congress House Bill (HR 610) that was introduced for consideration by the US House of Representatives … Continue reading

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