Maria Pappas reveals the dirty not-so-secret inequity of TIFs.
Cook County’s treasurer of 20 years was a firecracker in the early 90s. Hell, she still is.
Homeowners’ rush to avoid losing money on the new Republican tax law is just the latest sign that the system for funding public education remains broken.
Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas adds more information to this year’s tax bill—here’s hoping she includes the TIF take on next year’s bill
Neil Steinberg writes a memoir
With Todd Stroger gone, where to look for the latest eyebrow-raising fiscal gamesmanship in Cook County? Look no further than Maria Pappas, the county treasurer who was once mentioned as a possible mayoral candidate.
CBS2 and the Better Government Association have taken Pappas to task for a series of creative employment arrangements that include having her former housekeeper and a $95,883-a-year driver-cum-project leader on staff.
Can Alexi Giannoulias shake off the problems plaguing his family’s bank to win Obama’s old Senate seat?