Daley: Shift School Taxes

Shields, Yvette
May 2006
Bond Buyer;5/3/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32373, p35
Trade Publication
The article reports on the campaign of Chicago, Illinois Mayor Richard M. Daley that pushes state lawmakers to support shifting the burden for funding education from property taxes to income taxes. Daley said that he expected that lawmakers would weigh the tax swap idea in future legislative sessions. The mayor had previously supported the tax swap idea, but had not campaigned the idea in recent years.


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