Illinois budget deal penalizes cities that impose sales taxes

Illinois budget deal penalizes cities that impose sales taxes By Michael Carroll | Illinois News Network Aug 30, 2017 Shutterstock photo ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK A little-discussed provision of the Illinois state budget deal approved this summer is putting a crimp in the budgets of local governments that impose their own sales taxes. A summary of …

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GOP lawmakers say the time to deal with TIFs in school funding formula is now

GOP lawmakers say the time to deal with TIFs in school funding formula is now By Greg Bishop | Illinois News Network Shutterstock photo ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK Tax Increment Finance (TIF) districts in Illinois hide property wealth from the state in the areas where they exist. TIFs affect the formula for how much money the …

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DuPage County Board Member Tonia Khouri Announces Candidacy for State Representative in 49th District

DuPage County Board Member Tonia Khouri Announces Candidacy for State Representative in 49th District Incumbent Rep. Mike Fortner is not seeking reelection Tonia Khouri seeks to put her experience saving millions of dollars for DuPage County residents to much-needed use in Springfield. August 17, 2017 – After the Illinois General Assembly refused to cut spending …

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