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07.16.18

The State of Illinois collected over $900 million more in revenues than previously forecast in the budget year that just ended, apparently resulting in a lower than expected year-end backlog of unpaid bills.

The State’s general operating revenues for fiscal year 2018 were $37.7 billion,...

06.29.18

Beginning in August 2018, establishments with liquor licenses in unincorporated areas of Cook County will be able to offer video gaming on automated gambling machines based on an ordinance amendment passed by the Cook County Board of Commissioners earlier this month. Video gaming refers to...

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Tweets by @CivicFederation

The Civic Federation
The City of Chicago is currently being reassessed and will see the reassessed value incorporated into their second… https://t.co/MvX5gTGNjO
The Civic Federation
Part of the complexity of the property tax system in Cook County is that properties are reassessed on a triannual b… https://t.co/Mqm0BcGale
The Civic Federation
The South Suburbs were reassessed in 2017 and are seeing the impact of the reassessment on their second installment… https://t.co/5YsYUPgA3y