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Occupy Chicago Protesters Seek Justice

Occupy Chicago Protesters Seek Justice

Carrying a sign that said “Honk to Indict Banksters,” Mary O’Sullivan waved and gave a thumbs up to drivers who honked in approval at her sign. “I want to bring attention to all the crimes. It’s amazing how many crimes our government is committing that are being unpunished,” said O’Sullivan, 72, who has been unemployed […]

TIF Surplus Met With Questions from Aldermen

Carole Brown, chair of Chicago’s TIF Reform Task Force, said Monday that the city has approximately $100 million in surplus TIF money, which should be returned to the general fund. Brown said 20 to 30 percent of the city’s TIF funds, which total about $550 million, were surplus. Brown was appointed in May by Mayor […]

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