Senator GillespieSPRINGFIELD – To ensure that tax increment financing (TIF) dollars are used responsibly, State Senator Ann Gillespie (D-Arlington Heights) passed legislation in the Illinois Senate that would expand the required reporting by municipalities to the Illinois Comptroller.

“Requiring measurable data from local governments will provide taxpayers with a better understanding of how TIF developments could affect their property taxes,” Gillespie said. “Our plan will create a transparent process that delivers opportunity while keeping our local governments honest.”

Read more: Gillespie plan on TIF accountability heads to governor

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Senator GillespieSPRINGFIELD – To ensure that tax increment financing (TIF) dollars are used responsibly, State Senator Ann Gillespie passed legislation in the Senate Revenue Committee that would expand the required reporting by municipalities to the Illinois Comptroller.

“Most residents don’t know how TIF districts affect their property taxes or benefit the community,” Gillespie said. “This plan will shed light on the process and provide transparency in our local governments.”

Read more: Gillespie moves to create accountability in TIF developments

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ClassroomSPRINGFIELD – Two measures introduced by State Senator Ann Gillespie (D-Arlington Heights) that would assist school social workers with earning and paying off their degrees passed the Illinois Senate today.

“Illinois schools face a shortage of professional, culturally competent social workers,” Gillespie said. “We must make it easier for our future social workers to finish and pay off their education so that schools can hire the positions they desperately need to fill.”

Read more: Gillespie passes school social work package

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Affordable housing unitsSPRINGFIELD – To help working families facing housing insecurity, State Senator Ann Gillespie (D-Arlington Heights) passed legislation Wednesday in the Senate Revenue Committee to encourage the development of quality, affordable housing units.

“We must be proactive in addressing the looming eviction crisis and building an equitable recovery,” Gillespie said. “Creating incentives in the housing market to produce affordable housing means better options and more stable lives for working and poor families across the state.”

Read more: Gillespie legislation would encourage more affordable housing

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