Suburban mayors band together against property tax freeze
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City Hall is stepping into the statewide debate over freezing property taxes.
Mayors and city leaders from across suburban Chicago are opposing a permanent freeze on local property taxes, a cornerstone of Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s agenda.
In an opinion piece provided to The Associated Press in advance of its public release, officials representing more than 150 cities and villages say a freeze would handicap local government and do nothing to address the state’s budget problems…Please click here to read Kiannah Sepeda-Miller’s AP story in the Southern Illinoisian.