Fewer taxing bodies means fewer Illinoisans leaving, Will County Board member says

Fewer taxing bodies means fewer Illinoisans leaving, Will County Board member says REAL ESTATE Glenn Minnis | Nov 9, 2017 Will County Board member Steve Balich is worried that township leaders opposing a property tax freeze are really angling for another tax increase. “When I hear townships oppose freezing taxes, it tells me those elected officials from …

Read More

Majority  of Illinois students below grade level in math, English

Steve Balich Editors Note:   If teacher and administrative pay in Illinois is one of the highest in the U.S. and teacher evaluations are at 97% positive why are Illinois students on average doing poorly. Could it be that high salary does not make a good teacher, and that the learning environment may be the problem. …

Read More

Government is Taking Your Home. Will You Take It Back?

Government is Taking Your Home. Will You Take It Back?   Illinois is becoming a home equity desert. The highest property taxes in the nation are stripping families of both their home’s value and their ability to get a return on the largest investment most will make in their lifetime. Breaking: Illinois’ property tax system …

Read More