Sunday, February 10, 2008

What A Novel Idea!

CHICAGO (STNG) ― Under legislation proposed by State Rep. John Fritchey (D-Chicago), Cook County taxpayers would be given information with their tax bills about how their taxes are impacted by the numerous existing tax increment financing (TIF) districts.

Fritchey's announcement Friday came just days after thousands of homeowners received their latest property tax bills in the mail.
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  1. "Just like anything else, if a TIF, and the use of the dollars created by it, makes sense, it should be able to withstand some sunlight," Fritchey said.


  2. I'm contributing money to Fritchey's campaign the next time he runs. We need to encourage more politicians who believe in the notion of transparency.