New Law Aims to Make Job Creation and Increment Progress Public for TIF Districts

A bill signed by Governor J.B. Pritzker seeks to provide more information about the actual performance of Tax Increment Financing (“TIF”) districts. In late July, Governor Pritzker signed House Bill 571, which was written by Rep. Jonathan Carroll, a Democrat from Northbrook, and sponsored by Sen. Ann Gillespie, a Democrat from Arlington Heights. The bill [...]

By | August 16th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Prevailing Wage Act Amendments Remove Resolution and Filing Requirement for Public Bodies

The Prevailing Wage Act governs the rights and responsibilities of the Illinois Department of Labor, public bodies, and contractors as it relates to the wages paid to any workers employed in performing any public works by any public body. (820 ILCS 130/1 et seq.) Recent amendments to the Prevailing Wage Act became effective June 1, [...]

By | June 5th, 2019|Education Law News, Uncategorized|

Whitt Law featured in Leading Lawyers Magazine

Whitt Law partners, Stu and Josh Whitt, were featured in the January 2018 edition of Leading Lawyers Magazine: Real Estate, Construction & Environmental Edition. The article titled “Passing Tax and Government Know-how, Law Firm Leadership to a New Generation” chronicles the history of this father and son team. Leading Lawyers Magazine also profiled the firm’s [...]

By | February 15th, 2018|Property Tax Law News, Uncategorized|

KCBA Recognizes Stuart Whitt for 40 Years in the Practice of Law

Yesterday evening, the attorneys at Whitt Law attended the Kane County Bar Association’s Annual Membership Dinner where Whitt Law Partner Stuart L. Whitt was recognized for his 40 years in the practice of law. Congratulations to Stuart on a remarkable 40 years! Your dedication to the profession, your clients, and your community have inspired many [...]