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Tax Increment Financing District

Gary airport project funding still in whirlwind

 The Gary/Chicago International Airport is spending down a multimillion taxpayer fund in order to pay the bills for its $166 million expansion project, following a stalled move to borrow $35 million at summer's end.

January 25, 2014 10:00 pm Related

South Holland hires firm to study TIF district changes

SOUTH HOLLAND | The Village Board this week hired a firm to study a tax increment financing district along the Bishop Ford Freeway to determine if any changes ought to be made.

January 24, 2014 6:56 pm

State, Munster in tiff over use of TIF funds

MUNSTER | The Indiana State Board of Accounts and the Munster Redevelopment Commission seem to be in tiff about the use of TIF funds.

August 31, 2013 6:40 pm
Impact of Porter County's first TIF called into question

Impact of Porter County's first TIF called into question

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Redevelopment Commission was told Thursday it could reap $8.4 million during the next 20 years from the new hospital alone if a tax increment finance district is created along that portion of the U.S. 6 corridor.

April 18, 2013 6:30 pm

Town Council expands Merrillville Road TIF district

MERRILLVILLE | The Town Council this week developed a funding source for multiple road projects when it voted to expand the Merrillville Road tax increment financing district.

March 01, 2012 7:00 pm

M'ville panel backs expanding TIF district for street work

MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville Redevelopment Commission unanimously approved expanding the Merrillville Road tax increment financing district.

January 26, 2012 12:00 am

Ridge Road TIF gets Legislature's approval, airport tax fate uncertain

LANSING | While proposed tax breaks for several major businesses in Illinois failed in the General Assembly this week, a bill to extend a tax increment finance district along Ridge Road in Lansing was approved.

November 30, 2011 7:15 pm
Budget returns millions to schools, parks but activists say it is not enough

Budget returns millions to schools, parks but activists say it is not enough

The Grassroots Collaborative held a protest Nov. 9 calling on the Chicago City Council to pass the Responsible Budget Ordinance and declaring City Hall a "budget crime scene."

November 19, 2011 12:00 am
Budget returns millions to schools, parks but activists say it is not enough

Budget returns millions to schools, parks but activists say it is not enough

CHICAGO | Activists and aldermen who campaigned for TIF reform say the steps the 2012 city budget takes in bringing money back to the community is not enough.

November 18, 2011 11:00 pm

Abbott getting intro to Springfield scene, state politics over TIF extension

LANSING | Village President Norm Abbott plans to spend part of this week at the Statehouse in Springfield lobbying state lawmakers.

November 06, 2011 12:00 am
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