If you’re looking for a steady flow of taxes to pay off the city’s pension obligations, look no further than the invisible tax hike that starts with a T and ends with an F.
Tonight, a fund-raiser to help the 49th Ward committeeman pay off about $500,000 worth of medical bills.
One of the great ongoing charades in Chicago politics unfolded earlier this week. On Wednesday, Mayor Emanuel unveiled his 2012 budget, boasting that he had not raised the property tax. And then on Thursday, Cook County clerk David Orr released his annual TIF report, which shows that city property taxpayers paid an extra $510 million […]
Cook County Clerk David Orr tallies up the 2009 TIF take.
Alderman Joe Moore tells how he got his first job with the city.
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Cook County Clerk David Orr’s annual TIF report inspires Medill student Adam Verwymeren to write another installment of “TIFs for Tots.”
County Clerk David Orr’s 2007 TIF report shows that the city collected $555 million off its 155 TIF districts–and that might not be enough.