Representative Riley’s opposition to the CTA ”super” TIF law

This summer a bill to create these CTA TIF districts was fast tracked through the General Assembly. Representative Riley stood in opposition to the legislation.  Although the legislation would hold school funding harmless from the new TIF, local libraries and the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago could potentially…

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Super-TIF’ Bill Approved by Lawmakers

By Cole Lauterbach – Illinois Radio Network | WBGZ Radio 7/1/2016 Lawmakers approved legislation Thursday that could create massive tax-financed infrastructure projects in Chicago and elsewhere across the state. The measure would allow for the creation of special taxing-districts, known as TIFs, to fund transportation-based development and redevelopment projects in…

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Riley Introduces Legislation to Protect the Rights of those Injured in CTA Accidents

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SPRINGFIELD, IL – State Rep. Al Riley (D-Olympia Fields) has filed legislation, House Bill 2424, that would prevent the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) from denying injury claims because of small errors on required forms for accident victims. House Bill 2424 will be presented before the House Judiciary I – Civil…

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