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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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RT : . on how Illinois bet on video gambling and lost: "As states and cities across the country consider ga… https://t.co/4BAsS2u2Ox
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A cautionary tale from , and this morning—future infrastructure maintenance and improv… https://t.co/rwaDUKj7Dd
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Table shows change in effective property tax rates between tax years 2007 and 2016 for Cook County and the collar c… https://t.co/dhpDObPvth