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With effective property tax rates already 5.7%, Harvey is a bloodless turnip. Where else will the courts order higher taxes?
The Wall Street Journal and FOX Business are among those who botched this one worst.
The can has now been kicked on all four city pensions, as shown on the chart.
If you don't know that state and local budgets are deceitful and nearly meaningless, or you don't know why that's so important to understanding our crisis, spend a few minutes watching the video.
We know more now, but distortions abound and key points remain unreported or unknowable.
Cook County’s Outrageous Attempt To Charge Plaintiffs $17 Million In Beverage Tax Case – WP Original
Sanctions against the county's lawyers? Maybe, but without a firm and unequivocal decision against Cook County a dangerous precedent will be set.
And here's a promise: The trend will continue.
Shame on everybody who has let SB1 get as far along as it has with such little understanding, Republicans and Democrats alike.