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Check out previous editions of Point of Information below:

11/30/22 – Who Pay’s the ‘T’ in TIF?

12/7/22 – Yet another reason your taxes are going up this year

12/14/22 – Is this Shakman’s last gasp?

12/21/22 – Bottling the Tax Hike Genie

1/4/23 – What’s in store for bail reform? For clues, look East.

1/11/23 – An embarrassment of riches for downtown TIFs

1/18/23 – An inflection point for City Council oversight?