Transparency, not strongarming, the problem with forced donations

On October 4, the Chicago Tribune reported that Chicago’s Inspector General, Joe Ferguson, discovered that a large number of firms that received TIF dollars were also required to donate money to After School Matters, a charity started by Maggie Daley, the former mayor’s wife. Though other charities also received donations, After School Matters received a disproportionate number. Ferguson wasn’t denigrating the program, but did mention that there was a problem with transparency, guidelines and accountability.

This is the problem Mr. Ferguson? Transparency? more…..


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