Category Archives: referendum

Taxpayers need to do their homework on school referendums


Voters in many areas across Illinois will go to the polls in the Primary in March  to elect politicians. Some will also make choices about school spending that will have a more direct impact on household budgets. Before Election Day, … Continue reading

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Illinois’ school debt is higher than national average and most neighboring states


Illinoisans are struggling under the highest property tax burdens in the country. Many of the reasons for those high taxes are known ­– too many local governments,  and rising pension costs. What taxpayers don’t always recognize that local school districts … Continue reading

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Public pot consumption will only be allowed at dispensaries and smoke shops — dashing hopes of bars and restaurants


Pot dispensaries and special smoke shops will be the only place you can publicly consume marijuana next year under a change to state law approved by lawmakers Thursday. After criticism from health advocates, lawmakers moved to curtail provisions in the … Continue reading

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Community Meeting at Washington School to Discuss a Tax Referendum for Schiller Park School Referendum on October 22 at 6:30 pm


At the December, 2019, Board of Education meeting , school board members will vote on placing a facility referendum for Washington School on the March 17, 2020, ballot. On Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at 6:30 pm at Washington School there … Continue reading

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Leyden High School District 212 Posts A Link For Anonymous Information in Ongoing Gang Activity Investigation to Assist Area Polices


Here is a link to the anonymous reporting form. Please don’t spread rumors that could be false. Even with good intentions, it just causes panic. Instead, report posts using this. persevere. safe2speakup.com/onlinebully?wo… These moments don’t define Leyden and we will … Continue reading

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Illinois Taxes Too High For Chicago To Open A Casino, A Bit Ironic


Illinois residents face taxes all of the time, but now Mayor Lightfoot complaining that Illinois taxes are too high to open a financially successful Chicago casino. Gee whiz, how did they screw that up? Chicago tries for decades to get … Continue reading

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COOK COUNTY HOME VALUES DOWN 31%, PROPERTY TAXES UP 22% SINCE 2007


Cook County homeowners have yet to recover much of the home value they lost after the 2007 housing market crash. But that hasn’t stopped county homeowners’ property tax bills from climbing. Average home prices in Cook County are 31% lower … Continue reading

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Cook County judge rules Illinois lawmakers cannot reject their own pay raises


State lawmakers were wrong to freeze their own pay between 2009 and 2016, said a Cook County judge who ruled in favor of two former state senators who want their back pay. On July 2, Cook County Circuit Judge Franklin … Continue reading

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Former Alderman and Schiller Park Lobbyist Hires Criminal Defense Lawyers as Feds’ Net Widens


Since last fall, the IRS has slapped two liens on Zalewski and his wife. On Oct. 12, 2018, the Zalewskis were hit with a lien for $85,864 for unpaid income taxes in 2013, 2014 and 2015. On March 15, 2019, … Continue reading

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Every U.S. Census since 1850 Asked About Citizenship Status Until Obama Administration Removed That Question.


There’s a lot of whining by various factions of the U.S. media, because the Presidential Administration wishes to reinstate that the 2020 U.S. Census would ask about Citizenship-Immigration status.   What they don’t tell you, is that the Citizenship question has … Continue reading

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