Category Archives: Illinois Pensions
The governor’s office issued a concerning response to a simple request for the numbers backing up his “fair tax” proposal.
More than a week after claiming his income tax proposal would raise $3.4 billion in new revenue, Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s office now claims it can’t find the math used to calculate that number. This doesn’t inspire confidence in the governor’s … Continue reading
This is an interesting read: https://www.scribd.com/document/398670302/Madigan-Michael-J-PDF-Condensed Chicago’s most powerful alderman is out on bond. A yearslong federal investigation brought forth one count of attempted extortion for Ald. Ed Burke in January. But reports this … Continue reading
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