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Chicago Tax Increase

Will Speed Camera Cash Balance City Budget?

Posted 10.11.2012 | Chicago

Drivers may cringe at the sight of more speed-cameras on the road, but the devices are an important factor in Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to keep taxes ...

Cab Fuel Surcharge Going Back Into Effect

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The city's $0.50 taxicab fuel surcharge is going back into effect one minute after midnight, officials announced Wednesday. After seven straight days...

Daley's Fast Talk On Tax Hike

NBC Chicago | Steve Rhodes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Daley has learned a new word, and he can't stop using it. The term: abatement. Apparently he finds this noun more pleasing than the two words i...

Tax Increase Possible As City Budget Gap Reaches $520 Million

Chicago Tribune | Hal Dardick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Even after the city exhausts a $320 million rainy day fund created by leasing the city's parking meters, it still must find $520 million in costs savi...

New Year, New Taxes

Chicago Tribune | Hal Dardick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The pocketbooks of Chicago residents, workers and visitors won't be gobbled up by a big, single tax bite at the start of the year, but they could be n...

Chicago Sports Teams Lobbying Against Tax Increase

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago sports moguls are lobbying to block a City Hall squeeze play that might hurt their ability to compete for players. Mayor Daley want to raise ...