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Goodbye, Illinois. I won’t let the crushing debt hit me on the way out

Kevin Bae  |  September 15, 2020

Letter to the editor by Kevin Bae, includes “I’m leaving Chicago and Illinois for what I hope are greener pastures. I have mixed emotions but also feel the change is long overdue. I’m tired of Illinois' multiple levels of corrupt government and out-of-control spending. … My house in Illinois is worth a little over twice what I paid back in 1988. But my property taxes have increased 350% during that time. I’m leaving Chicago and Illinois, but honestly, the city and state left me decades ago.”

Read the full article on: The Chicago Tribune

 
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