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Moving to Cook County was a bad choice

By Eric Allie, Illinois Policy Institute | Aug 15, 2017

The Illinois Policy Institute highlights the effects Cook County's soda tax could have on residents and businesses.

Property tax bill: May cause heart attack or stroke

By Eric Allie, Illinois Policy Institute | Jun 20, 2017

The Illinois Policy Institute brings focus to the rising Illinois property taxes.

We have to burn the village to save the village

By Eric Allie, Illinois Policy Institute | Jun 13, 2017

About one in six Illinois homeowners are seriously underwater, according to a report from the Illinois Policy Institute, which is 70 percent higher than the national average. And locally, homeowners in several communities suffer greater than the state average in being seriously under water - owing more than their home is worth. For instance, in East St. Louis, 41 percent of homeowners are under water; in Alton, 20 percent and in Belleville, 18 percent.

May the Farce be with us?

By Eric Allie, Illinois Policy Institute | Jan 5, 2016

It's a new year, and with that comes a new legislative session

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