Home Chicago News Homeowners Trying To Lower Cook County Property Taxes Hit ‘Record High’ –... Homeowners Trying To Lower Cook County Property Taxes Hit 'Record High' - DNAinfo Chicago April 21, 2017 16 0 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Based on the board’s report for 2015, some 64.1 percent of appeals by property owners in the city of Chicago resulted in a tax reductions, saving property owners $125 million. ShareTwitterEmailPrintGoogleFacebook Read Article Recent Wirepoints Originals J.B. Pritzker, Here’s a Simple Test of What You’re Made Of – WP Original May 29, 2017 Yes or no, J.B. Unbelievable: Illinois House Votes With Senate To Hand Over Public Assets To Bondholders – Wirepoints Original May 26, 2017 Watch the video of the bill's sponsor, Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie, lying shamelessly about its purpose. Brace for a Major Worsening in Illinois’ Fiscal Crisis – Wirepoints Original May 23, 2017 A far deeper crisis for Illinois is inevitable, we've long said, but it's now more imminent because that certainty is becoming more obvious. New Stanford Study Exposes Illinois Pensions as the Farce They Are – Wirepoints Original May 16, 2017 Using a "market value" discount rate, just to keep Illinois pensions from sinking further into debt, the state would have to contribute "well over twice of what it actually contributed." Chicago and Cook County are toast, too. Why Won’t Illinois Political Reporters Ask Meaningful Questions? – WP Original May 11, 2017 Just ask, and keep asking. It's really not that hard.