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Civic Federation offices are closed today (1/16) for Martin Luther King Day and will reopen tomorrow morning (1/17).
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01.11.17

The following letter to the editor was published the week of January 8, 2017.

January 1 marked the beginning of the 19th month in which Illinois has operated without a comprehensive, balanced budget. To be clear, recently expired “stopgap” measures should not be considered a budget,...

01.05.17

Annually the Civic Federation releases a report on consumer taxes in the City of Chicago. Consumer taxes are charges for the consumption of goods or services and can be charged directly to consumers through retail transactions or passed onto consumers by businesses. This blog highlights the new...

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ICYMI: A Review of Medicaid Expansion in Illinois under the Affordable Care Act https://t.co/8NHT6bKu6Z
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.: ’s $4.6B Municipal Employees Pension Fund had $18.6B in liabilities as of 12-31-15 https://t.co/NE8pyuVbCp
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ICYMI: Table shows 12 selected communities’ effective property tax rates in tax year 2014:… https://t.co/V0JB9YEuZP