Politics, Policy & Opinion in DeKalb, Illinois, USA
TIFs aren’t just a tool for economic development. They’re a tool for consolidating power.
By Ben Joravsky and Mick Dumke, “Shedding Light on the Shadow Budget,” Chicago Reader.
Comment by Kay Shelton on May 5, 2011 at 8:18 pm
Mick Dumke and Ben Joravsky earned second place for the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Awards for Investigative Reporting awarded yesterday at the Better Government Association’s luncheon for their article “The Shadow Budget.” It can be found here:
First place went to WTHR-TV in Indianapolis for their story, “Reality Check: Where are the Jobs?”
It also won a Peabody Award:
Watch the award-winning story here:
Comment by yinn on May 6, 2011 at 6:09 am
Thanks for providing the links. Love the illustration for “The Shadow Budget.”
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