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  • Kentucky 'dark-money' group grew rapidly in 2014 election cycle

    Kentucky 'dark-money' group grew rapidly in 2014 election cycle
    The Kentucky Opportunity Coalition, a conservative political nonprofit group, wasn’t very busy before last year. It didn’t raise or spend a single dollar in all of 2012. When the year ended, it had just $904 in its bank account. But its...
  • Will Jonathan Gruber kill Obamacare?

    Will Jonathan Gruber kill Obamacare?
    Was Obamacare sold on a pack of lies or just political spin? Questions like that have turned Jonathan Gruber, who helped create President Barack Obama's health care plan, into a possible threat to its survival. That's why Obamacare opponents can...
  • Seven US corporations paid more to their CEOs than to Uncle Sam in 2013

    Seven US corporations paid more to their CEOs than to Uncle Sam in 2013
    WASHINGTON — Seven of the 30 largest U.S. corporations paid more money to their chief executive officers last year than they paid in U.S. federal income taxes, according to a study released Tuesday that was disputed by at least one of the companies....
  • Naperville District 203 leaders seek tax increase

    Naperville District 203 leaders seek tax increase
    The average homeowner in Naperville Unit District 203 could end up paying an extra $102 for the district's portion of their property tax bills next year. The district is proposing a total property tax levy of $228.7 million, an increase of about 2.5...
  • Wilmette borrows $20 million to pay for flood control project

    Wilmette borrows $20 million to pay for flood control project
    With Wilmette borrowing $20.6 million to fund a stormwater management project, officials said residents will pay off the debt with an increase in their sewer rates, rather than higher property taxes. Due to the village's home rule status, officials were...
  • Park Ridge tax levy outlook not as grim as expected

    Park Ridge tax levy outlook not as grim as expected
    The outlook for Park Ridge's 2014 property tax levy has improved slightly, which means the city won't have to seek the 23.22 percent hike originally planned for next month, officials said. The currently proposed levy is now 22.09 percent higher than...
  • In Theory: Should nonprofits endorse candidates?

    According to a story on Politico.com, in the recent election some pastors across the nation endorsed candidates from the pulpit, ignoring IRS rules barring nonprofits from participating in political campaigns. Although that means they’re using tax...
  • Aundré Bumgardner: Carrying The Hopes Of His Party On His Slender Shoulders

     Aundré Bumgardner: Carrying The Hopes Of His Party On His Slender Shoulders
    State Rep.-elect Aundré Bumgardner of Groton is a socially progressive politician with a strong libertarian streak. An environmentalist who was endorsed by the NRA, he supports legalized abortion, reinstating tolls at the state's borders and an earned...
  • Hearing set on property tax levy for Northbrook Glenview District 30

    Hearing set on property tax levy for Northbrook Glenview District 30
    A slight increase in the 2014 property tax levy for Northbrook Glenview School District 30 will be discussed at a public hearing Dec. 11, followed by a school board vote. An initial vote by the board approved an increase of 1.5 percent for inflation and...
  • State filing liens at faster pace thanks to new software

    State filing liens at faster pace thanks to new software
    The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue is "cleaning out the queue" of old tax debts and is filing liens at an accelerated pace — thanks to the ongoing installation of a new tax software system. The result has been an autumn spike in business...
  • Steve Ballmer's Clippers purchase: Don't write off tax-break potential

    Steve Ballmer's Clippers purchase: Don't write off tax-break potential
    Baseball fans remember Bill Veeck mostly for his bizarre stunts. The maverick team owner once signed a player with dwarfism, then sent the 3-foot-7 batter to the plate to draw a walk. Another time, he let the crowd hold up placards to dictate in-...