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Rahm on TIF abuses: Let’s talk about kids instead

Mick Dumke 5 October 2011 No Comment
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To anyone wondering how Mayor Rahm Emanuel would respond to the latest evidence that the city’s chief economic development program has been used as a slush fund, here’s the answer:

After-school programs are important.

“First and foremost, as you know, I am a big supporter of after-school programs for children,” Emanuel said after the initial question from reporters Wednesday about the new tax increment financing report from Inspector General Joe Ferguson.…

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