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The Victims Of Cook County Property Taxes

Look at the property tax bills/rates in majority minority communities throughout Cook County and ask the champagne socialists and race hustlers, how the Illinois Democrats and surrender GOP power structure benefits minority families? What layer of taxes are Illinois politicians looking to add on next? Dan and Amy discuss the criminal nature of the Cook County property tax system from a recent analysis done by Chicago City Wire and the dismal path the state is heading towards. 

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Cook County's Property Tax Scam

Cook County property taxpayers have been getting ripped off by Mike Madigan and Joe Berrios for decades, and it's starting to come to light more. On this edition of Illinois Rising, Dan Proft and Pat Hughes break down new investigative reports showing how the political class is scamming taxpayers. They also discuss the departure of Forrest Claypool from Chicago Public Schools, and a new Wall Street Journal editorial slamming Illinois for its financial recklessness.

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The Rigged System

Cook County’s deeply corrupt property tax system, and its deeply corrupt Assessor Joe Berrios, made national news this week. The wealthy and politically-connected can buy property tax relief by hiring the right lawyer to appeal their tax bill. In fact, Assessor Joe Berrios encourages property owners to seek appeals. Pat Hughes explains in this week's Two Minute Warning.

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