The Chicago Independent Venue League shouldn’t have to push back against the Live Nation handouts in the Lincoln Yards development—but City Hall doesn’t protect Chicago’s homegrown music scene.
Emanuel’s handpicked Community Development Commission rubber-stamps a TIF deal in Uptown.
As schools starve, Mayor Emanuel delivers a $5 million subsidy to Vienna Beef.
Sara Lee says, “Thanks, Chicago, for giving us millions of dollars.”
The city’s piggy banks are empty, but at his last City Council meeting Mayor Daley committed to spending millions more out of the city’s tax increment financing program.
The city’s Community Development Commission gives the mayor-elect millions of additional tax increment financing dollars to play with.
The Englewood TIF coughs up $3 million to help bridge Chicago’s budget gap.
The developer who allegedly bribed Ike Carothers got more than just a zoning change.
Is someone using the proposed North Pullman TIF to scare the neighbors into selling cheap?
Anthony Beale proposes a TIF that — believe it or not — just might make sense.