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  • Bell to repay $2.9 million in property tax overcharges [Updated]

     
    The city of Bell will pay back $2.9 million in property tax overcharges uncovered by auditors from the state controller's office and take immediate steps to lower property taxes to the legally allowable rate, interim City Administrator Pedro Carrillo...
  • Bell residents ‘outraged’ by property tax overcharging

     
    Bell's interim City Manager Pedro Carrillo said the city plans to take "appropriate action" at a council meeting on Monday that could result in lower property taxes. Carrillo's statement comes in response to findings by state Controller John Chiang that.....
  • Grace period this fall for those who owe state taxes

     
    Posted by Monique Garcia at 5:12 p.m.; updated at 6:26 p.m. Taxpayers who owe the state will be able to pay up without facing fines for five weeks this fall. Gov. Pat Quinn quietly signed a measure into law today......
  • Quinn rips Brady's business acumen

     
    Posted by Monique Garcia at 2:20 p.m. Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn attacked his Republican challenger's business acumen today, calling Sen. Bill Brady "an expert at layoffs." The shot came as the governor talked up a small business job creation tax......
  • Daley calls Rostenkowski the 'nation's congressman' at funeral

     
    The casket of former U.S. Rep. Dan Rostenkowski is brought into St. Stanislaus Kostka Church. (Nancy Stone/Tribune) Posted by Tribune staff at 4 a.m.; last updated at 11:58 a.m. Chicago's political class is gathered at a North Side church this......
  • Lake School Board candidate didn’t disclose large property-tax debt

     
    Lake County School Board candidate JoAnn Jones and her husband owe about $180,000 in back property taxes. Jones, a teacher who’s seeking the seat from District 3 in Tuesday’s primary election, said in a financial-disclosure form she filed with th...
  • Bell city leaders approve reforms in wake of salary scandal

     
    After nearly nine hours, the Bell City Council voted early Tuesday to roll back property taxes, cede control of the next municipal election to L.A. County and cut copying fees for public records -- the latest concessions by leaders in......
  • Brady won't say where he'll cut the budget until after the election

     
    Posted by Ray Long at 3:35 p.m. SPRINGFIELD — Republican governor candidate Bill Brady maintains he can balance the budget by making cuts, but today he indicated he won't tell the public where he'd wield the ax until after the......
  • The big flaw in Marco and Jeb’s education plan

     
         I am a well-known shill for Jeb Bush's education reforms because the proof of their success is in the data.      The genius of the reforms is that they have most benefited low-income, minority kids. This ino...
  • Magic have not talked with Nuggets about Carmelo, Otis Smith says

     
    Orlando Magic President of Basketball Operations Otis Smith said Tuesday afternoon that the Magic have not had talks with the Denver Nuggets about acquiring Carmelo Anthony....
  • California exhausts film tax credit funds for the year

     
    As New York celebrates the long-awaited renewal and expansion of its film tax credit program, California confronts a sobering reality: Its film tax credit money for the current year has run dry. The California Film Commission has allocated all of......