Last year the Federal government was tossing out money to businesses and governments in amounts that has led to 7% inflation, which will have property tax hike impact in 2023 that will bew the highest since Governor Jim Edgar pretty much forced Mke Madigan to pass the Real Estate Tax Cap in 1992.
Last week, the Chicago Tribune called out GOP gubernatorial hopeful Darren Bailey for having accepted $231,475 in Federal Covid subsidy money. See
“Bailey’s campaign released a statement, saying Bailey and his family farm were ‘tremendously impacted by the government shutdowns and economic downturn.’
“In addition, he ‘stands by his comments against the government forcing private businesses to close and over incentivizing workers to stay home which created an economic mess that continues to devastate local businesses and families as inflation soars.'”