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Arlington Heights kills effort to stop ‘Bears tax’

Arlington Heights kills effort to stop ‘Bears tax’

The Arlington Heights Board voted unanimously to reject a citizen proposal to stop them from subsidizing the $5 billion Bears stadium development with taxpayer funds. Petition sponsors said they will pursue a ballot question.

By Patrick Andriesen

Linda Ekendahl

Linda Ekendahl

“I hope the property taxes don’t push me out into that level where I’m going to have to move because moving a business is also expensive. I’m hopeful it will work out, but I might have to be creative.”