With an effective property tax rate of 3.64 percent, Bureau County has the highest tax rate among Illinois counties, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.
Former state school employee Lori Shurtz, who retired in April 2018, saved $27,731 toward a pension over 9 years working for public schools, Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois records show.
At Larry's Barber College in Chicago, 40.3 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.
Robert Morris University baseball tops the list of highest grossing programs in Illinois, reporting more than $1.3 million – or $10,678 per athlete – in 2016, followed by Bradley University ($1.2 million), and University of Illinois at Chicago ($980,248), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.
Without members and taxpayers subsidizing its revenue, Coal City Police Pension Fund lost $125,704 in 2016, according to a Grundy Reporter analysis of the latest data reported to the Illinois Department of Insurance Pension Division.