The 2011 tax hikes cost the state economy $55.8 billion in real GDP from 2012-2016.View Report
Chicago has some of the highest taxes on travelers in the nation.
Forrest Claypool will step down as the head of Chicago Public Schools after the CPS inspector general recommended his firing.
A year after announcing the Mars Wrigley Confectionery project, the candy giant will scrap its plans to expand its Chicago presence and instead encamp in Newark, New Jersey.
A new study shows the Windy City’s financial troubles persist, despite a series of tax increases.
The Chicago Transit Authority’s latest budget proposal includes 25-cent fare hikes.
Chicago City Council continues its tradition of putting popular but toothless measures on the ballot to protect incumbent power and block real reform.
Increases in several taxes mean a higher tax bill for taxpayers.
Under the guise of rehabilitating underserved communities, City Hall preps another massive tax transfer to a private company.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s budget proposal includes jacked-up costs for business licenses and stricter noncompliance penalties.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s proposed increase in the city’s amusement tax is nothing but the continued nickel-and-diming of Chicagoans.