October/31/2017 9:40AM
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Anonymous sources close to the effort told WTTW that the approximately $2 billion package is what Illinois state government, Cook County and the city of Chicago would be willing to offer Amazon for the retailer’s coveted second North American headquarters, dubbed HQ2. Though the exact breakdown of which entities would pay for what is not Read the full article…

May/21/2015 5:04AM
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The Supreme Court of Illinois handed down a verdict that public pensions can’t be adjusted. What does that mean for the state and city of Chicago,  bankruptcy? No other answer. The credit rating for the city was downgraded to junk bonds after the court verdict. Why, the credit agencies know the unfunded pension liabilities can’t be paid? The media Read the full article…

January/08/2011 16:34PM
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It’s getting closer. Illinois is planning to borrow money and raise taxes. In my case the result of that will be a possible loss of several thousand dollars to the state. I can switch my state of residency to Arizona by extending my time there a month. If Illinois goes from 3% to 5% as Read the full article…