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Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Ben Joravsky & Mick Dumke Take You Inside the News Before It Happens

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Richard Wronski:

By overwhelming numbers, Republican and Democratic voters alike oppose privatization of the tollway system and believe it would lead to higher tolls, according to a Tribune/WGN-TV poll.

The parking meter fiasco seems to have crippled privatization efforts locally, but for what it's worth you should take a look at Mick Dumke's interview with former Daley chief of staff and Mayer Brown privatization specialist John Schmidt.

Chris Fusco and Dave McKinney:

Under a new state law, you'll be forced to pay slightly more of your property tax bill up front so county agencies, municipalities, school districts and other local governments can improve their bottom lines.

As always, you'll find more on property taxes in our TIF archive.

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