Pension 'crisis' could meet its match in TIFs

Interview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on how the public finally concedes the surcharge nature of tax-increment financing; diverting TIF slush to pensions or other priority obligations; and how a financial transaction tax might work. Length 4.7 minutes standard, 13.7 minutes premium.

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