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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Public Sector Employees making over $100, 000 in Chicago while the city is broke/raising taxes

Chicago’s Overtime Costs ‘Out of Control’ Watch CBS News – Chicago segment here Chicago is in trouble and continues to flirt with junk bond status. Can Mayor Rahm Emanuel Manage Chicago? Adam Andrzejewski , CONTRIBUTOR  Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Since 2011, more than 20,000 shootings and homicides have left the city scarred. City …

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Illinois will soon have the strongest statewide protections for immigrants in the country

Steve Balich Editor Note:     Illinois is taxing its’ citizens out of the State. Public Sector Pensions are unsustainable. Yet our leaders want to burden the broken out of cash system with more immigrants getting all sorts of welfare and benefits while at the same time over crowding the justice system and educational system. …

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