Category Archives: Taxation

‘We Are Not Going To Let Them Close These Doors at Westlake Hospital !’


‘We Are Not Going To Let Them Close These Doors!’ — Read on thevillagefreepress.org/2019/02/18/we-are-not-going-to-let-them-close-these-doors/ Advertisements

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Schiller Park, Where Are The Street Lights ? 💡💡💡


Where are the street lights in the 3800-3900  block of Denley Avenue in Schiller Park ?   So if you look closely, the Com Ed  street lights are located on the poles they are positioned to light the private apartment … Continue reading

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Leaving Legislature lucrative for Ed Burke brother now drawing $160K in pensions


Chicago and Illinois taxpayers are still supporting ex-state Rep. Dan Burke. Despite losing a reelection bid last year, the brother of Ald. Edward M. Burke gets two taxpayer-subsidized pensions — expected to pay him a total this year of nearly … Continue reading

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Interesting Position: Teachers union seeks 5 percent raises, says ‘rich people’ will pay for them


Teachers union seeks 5 percent raises, says ‘rich people’ will pay for them. Chicago Teachers Union leaders on Tuesday submitted their first contract proposals — including 5-percent pay raises — to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office, though most negotiations are expected … 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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Of toilets and contractors: Is Pritzker up to the job of renovating Illinois? – Chicago Tribune


  Of toilets and contractors: Is Pritzker up to the job of renovating Illinois? – Chicago Tribune — Read on http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-pritzker-toilet-unions-mansion-20181015-story,amp.html

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The “Magic” in School District Education Settlement Agreements


  As any lawyer or hearing officer will attest, it is almost always better to settle a case than to go to hearing. There are several reasons for this. First, it avoids the delay, expense, uncertainty, and emotional strain associated … 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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