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From the Editorial Board: State’s video-gambling bust a cautionary tale for Chicago: https://t.co/CdSnv7nLFe

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01.09.19

Update: Collection of the City of Chicago’s tax on other tobacco products has been moved from a starting date of March 1, 2019 to no sooner than April 1, 2019 or 60 days following the plaintiff’s deadline to file an appeal, according to the City of Chicago’s Office of Budget and Management....

12.28.18

The following are the five most read posts presented by the Civic Federation blog in 2018 in chronological order. The posts examine issues related to property taxes, Chicago Public Schools and jail population data.

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Tweets by @CivicFederation

The Civic Federation
“Off-track betting, video poker and increases in sin taxes all have failed to keep pace with the demand [for govern… https://t.co/aUxZ3mESi5
The Civic Federation
From the Editorial Board: State’s video-gambling bust a cautionary tale for Chicago: https://t.co/CdSnv7nLFe
The Civic Federation
A Pennsylvania commission on pensions concludes after subtracting fees and adjusting for the risk of various asset… https://t.co/OzgCTcC2b7