Quote of the day: Taxpayers deserve to know how TIF money is spent

“At a time when many homeowners are reeling from skyrocketing property taxes, and money is tight for so many families, people should absolutely be able to know how and where the over $400 million collected by TIFs is being spent.”

– Rep. John Fritchey (11th District), on a proposal that would provide taxpayers with detailed information about how TIF money is collected and spent. Cook County Commissioner Mike Quigley has pursued similar TIF reform over the years.

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