St. Clair, Madison counties home to multimillion-dollar property tax slush funds

By Chris Lentino
Property taxes are set to increase in Madison and St. Clair counties, and local taxpayers should know that through TIF districts, politicians divert tax dollars that could go toward schools, libraries and public services to separate accounts that foster a lack of transparency and accountability.

TAGS: Dan Beiser, Jay Hoffman, Katie Stuart, Madison County, property taxes, St. Clair County