If city and state officials are successful in their effort to persuade the behemoth online retailer to build a second headquarters here, Chicagoans can all expect to pay big.
President Obama and Mayor Emanuel tout a $70 million grant for a site that already received $10 million in public subsidies.
As schools starve, Mayor Emanuel delivers a $5 million subsidy to Vienna Beef.
Mayor Emanuel praises United for returning money it was required to return anyway
Sara Lee says, “Thanks, Chicago, for giving us millions of dollars.”
United Airlines is set to get a $35.4 million handout from the city. Is anything in place to make sure taxpayers are getting their money’s worth?
Here’s one promo screening I don’t mind flacking: Michael Moore’s new documentary, Capitalism: A Love Story, screens at City North 14, 2600 N. Western, on Thursday, October 1, 8 PM, with proceeds to benefit Warehouse Workers for Justice. Introducing the film will be leaders of the December 2008 worker sit-in at Republic Windows and Doors, […]
The city explains–in a manner of speaking–why it has so little evidence that it monitored its $10 million TIF deal with Republic Windows and Doors.
Two aldermen call for TIF reform, starting with transparency.
City officials tell aldermen they can’t recover any of the $10 million they gave Republic Windows and Doors to stay in Chicago.
Republic Windows and Doors received $9.6 million in TIF assistance from the city.