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  • Quinn pension plan could shift costs to schools

    Quinn pension plan could shift costs to schools
    As Gov. Pat Quinn seeks to overhaul Illinois' public employee pension system, one of the more politically tricky elements also happens to be the one he's talking about the least. The Democratic governor is calling on universities, community colleges...
  • Bell assessed illegal sewer fees

    Bell assessed illegal sewer fees
    The city of Bell assessed property owners for sewer fees without getting required voter approval, according to the state controller's office, marking the second time auditors have found that taxpayers in the working-class city were overcharged. In a...
  • Gloucester personal property tax collections take big jump

     
    At the end of the 2009-10 budget year on June 30, Gloucester County had collected $252,743 less than anticipated from real estate taxes. You may or may not be shocked by that, depending on what happened with your real estate......
  • Segal and Jacobs scrap over tax stances in Orange mayor race

     
    Orange County mayor candidate Bill Segal issued a press release Wednesday saying that his opponent Teresa Jacobs will tell a “tall tale”  in a TV debate tonight, and it's about her stance on the Amendment 1 property tax cut measure that...
  • Batchelor opposes Orange school tax

     
    Dick Batchelor says he is opposed to the 1-mill property tax that the Orange County School Board has before voters in Tuesday's election.  We don't know if it is a well planned last minute effort to kill the tax or he's just a last minute kind of guy,...
  • Joe Berrios thinks you're an idiot

     
    This ad from Democratic Cook County Assesor candidate Joe Berrios is insulting to the voter and assumes an utter lack of knowledge about the function of the office for which he is running. Under incumbent assessor (James) Houlihan, your home......
  • Deciphering the proposed constitutional amendments

     
    After picking candidates, voters in Tuesday???s election will be confronted with proposed amendments to the state Constitution. They???re on critical issues: reforming the way legislative districts are drawn, changing the system governing land use plans,...
  • A little light reading on Election Day

     
    Highlights from FUNDING OUR FUTURE --Reforming Illinois Tax Policy (.pdf), an 84-page report released Friday by the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability: (The) inability of the voting public to connect the taxes they pay to the services they demand......
  • Where was the anti-tax crowd in Orange?

     
    One of the mysteries of this week's election results is the success of Orange County's property tax referendum for schools. The measure passed with nearly 55 percent of the vote. It'll add another mill to the county's property tax rate, which means...
  • Supervisors to weigh if boat tax changes will hold water

     
    During the Oct. 5 Board of Supervisors meeting, a personal property tax discussion turned to boats and the question came up of whether or not the county can distinguish between watermen boats and recreational boats. The purpose was to figure......
  • City may soon roll out China's first property tax

     
    Chongqing, a sprawling southwestern municipality in China about the size of Maine, may soon introduce the nation’s first property tax. The plan, which was reported in state media Sunday, would be aimed at high-end housing, seen as driving increasingly...