An expert in government subsidies for film production says it’s a “race to the bottom.”
Word was that construction had already started on a new film studio at the Ryerson steel plant on the west side. But the deal is still in the discussion stage, and Cornell University professor Susan Christopherson suggests it may not be a boon for Chicago if it goes through.
Wal-Mart and its chief City Council booster, 21st Ward alderman Howard Brookins Jr., are reviving their six-year campaign to open a store on a south-side property that was once home […]
Anthony Beale proposes a TIF that — believe it or not — just might make sense.
With other job and business options limited, aldermen talk about bringing more Wal-Marts to Chicago.