Illinois Congressman Peter Roskam is touting the positive impact on wages and job growth under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), which he co-sponsored and helped to usher through the House Ways and Means Committee in November 2017.
Property owners in Glendale Heights paid 3 percent of the value of their homes in taxes last year. That’s nearly 3 times the national average, according to an LGIS analysis of real estate sales data in DuPage County from Jan 1. to June 30.
About 95 percent of ninth graders in 2017 were on track to graduate at a school where the four-year graduation rate was 95 percent that year, according to the latest Illinois schools report card by the Illinois State Board of Education.
The revenue Benjamin School District 25 received through local taxes increased 0.5 percent from fiscal year 2008 to 2017, adjusted for inflation, according to a DuPage Policy Journal analysis of public schools data.