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Progressive Caucus Chair Waguespack, State Rep. Guzzardi Endorse Democrat Fritz Kaegi For Assessor

January 4, 2018

CHICAGO (January 4, 2018) – Fritz Kaegi, a progressive Democrat running for the Cook County Assessor’s Office, earned the endorsements of Chicago City Council Progressive Reform Caucus Chair Ald. Scott Waguespack (32) and State Rep. Will Guzzardi (D-Chicago) on Thursday, intensifying the momentum of Kaegi’s campaign to unseat incumbent Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios.

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‘Back to basics’ TIF plan hits City Council

November 2, 2016

Crain’s Business Chicago

A group of aldermen who frequently disagree with Mayor Rahm Emanuel are advancing a plan to reform the city’s much-criticized tax-increment financing system. And if it ever escapes committee, I could see it picking up quite a head of steam.

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