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Check out previous editions of Point of Information below:

7/19/23- A sidestep for City Council transparency

7/12/23- Could an income tax be the answer to Chicago’s money woes?

6/28/23- The New Faces & Functions of City Council Committees

6/21/23- The New Centers of Power in Chicago’s City Council

6/14/23- Illinois’ Cannabis Industry at a Crossroads

6/7/23- A Blurry Timeline for a Ballyhooed Affordable Housing Policy

5/31/23- The Gnawing Issue That Could Dominate Veto Session

5/24/23- A Stream of Trans-Inclusive Legislation in Springfield

5/17/23- Can Brandon Johnson Keep One of His Most Repeated Campaign Promises?

5/10/23- What it Will Take to ‘Fix’ the Pension Crisis

5/3/23- What’s in Store for Property Taxes in the North ‘Burbs

4/26/23- New Legislators Are Coming — Here’s What To Watch For

4/19/23- Brandon Johnson’s Rocky Path to $800 Million

4/12/23- The Homeowners Next in Line for Property Tax Pain

4/5/23- A Plan in Springfield To Keep the Affordable Housing Spigot Open

3/29/23- A Swarm of Ideas on How the City Council Should Operate

3/22/23- Dueling Visions for an Independent City Council

3/15/23- The Cities Chicago Could Emulate For Safer Buildings

3/8/23- The fiscal time bomb awaiting the next mayor

3/1/23- A legislative fix for property taxes?

2/22/23- Four plays the Bears could run to score public money

2/15/23- Is Lightfoot’s flagship affordable housing policy working?

2/8/23- Injection sites, tax reform and food trucks: what we’re watching in Springfield

2/1/23- A New Era For Chicago’s Electric Grid?

1/25/23- What Comes Next For Chicago’s Debt?

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

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

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

12/21/22 – Bottling the Tax Hike Genie

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

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

11/30/22 – Who Pay’s the ‘T’ in TIF?