COMMERCIAL BREAKDOWN – A Tribune Investigation Series

COMMERCIAL BREAKDOWN – A Tribune Investigation Series

COMMERCIAL BREAKDOWN Under Joseph Berrios, assessments of commercial and industrial properties defy logic, punish taxpayers and enrich lawyers By Jason Grotto and Sandhya Kambhampati A Chicago Tribune/ProPublica Illinois collaboration PUBLISHED: December 7, 2017 Amid...
How Cook County’s Democratic machine works

How Cook County’s Democratic machine works

How Cook County’s Democratic machine works The symbiotic relationship between property-tax lawyers and elected politicians The Economist | Nov 9th 2017 | CHICAGO “WE SUE the city every year,” says a wealthy Chicagoan who lives in an elegant apartment building in Gold...