Media Coverage for Grassroots Collaborative and
Raise Your Hand v. City of Chicago

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The Battle over TIF Money for Lincoln Yards by Jason Marck | WBEZ Morning Shift

Judge questions whether lawsuit to stop Lincoln Yards taxpayer subsidy can proceed by Hal Dardick | Chicago Tribune | September 11, 2019

Despite city’s ‘rush to judgement’ on Lincoln Yards, judge says lawsuit to block tax subsidy might not fly by Alex Nitkin and Hannah Alani | Block Club Chicago | September 12, 2019

Despite city’s ‘rush to judgement’ on Lincoln Yards, judge says lawsuit to block tax subsidy might not fly by Alex Nitkin and Hannah Alani | The Daily Line | September 12, 2019

Judge critiques lawsuit challenging $1.3 billion TIF for Lincoln Yards by David Roeder| Chicago Sun-Times | September 11, 2019

Judge on Lincoln Yards TIF: ‘A Deal is a Deal’ by Danny Ecker| Crain’s Chicago Business | September 11, 2019

The race to beat the clock on Lincoln Yards: How a delay could have stopped the megadevelopment from getting $1.3 billion in taxpayer money by Hal Dardick | Chicago Tribune | August 26, 2019

Editorial: TIFS were abused. Time for a new approach to city investment. by Chicago Tribune Editorial Board | Chicago Tribune | June 24, 2019

Group wants to block work on Lincoln Yards project by Stefano Esposito | June 20, 2019

Injunction filed against Lincoln Yards development WGN | June 20, 2019

Lincoln Yards opponents ramping up fight by John O’Brien | The Real Deal | June 20, 2019

WBEZ-FM Radio Broadcast Clip | June 21, 2019

WBBM-AM Radio Broadcast Clip | June 21, 2019

CLTV Politics Tonight Broadcast Clip | June 20, 2019

NBC 5 Today Broadcast Clip | June 21, 2019

WTTW Chicago Tonight Clip | June 21, 2019

Grassroots Groups ask injunction against Chicago River development by Ted Cox | One Illinois | June 21, 2019

Lincoln Yards opponents ask judge to stop city from spending any money on the megaproject by Hal Dardick and Ryan Ori | Chicago Tribune | June 20, 2019

Chicago’s TIF policies keep racial inequities locked into place by Amisha Patel | Crain’s Chicago Business | June 18, 2019

This Lawsuit Is Putting a Racial Equity Lens on Economic Development Incentives by Oscar Perry Abello | Next City | May 23, 2019

Chicago Newsroom 4/25/2019 with Ken Davis | CAN TV | April 25, 2019

Where will the jobs go? Next chapter in Lincoln Yards saga offers few answers by Curtis Black | Chicago Reporter | April 25, 2019

Subsidies Meant for Low-Income Communities are Paying for Luxury Developments by Sophie Kasakove | Pacific Standard | April 24, 2019

Chicago Activists Sue City Hall Over Lincoln Yards TIF by Claudia Morell | WBEZ | April 17, 2019

Activists sue over Lincoln Yards TIF by Danny Ecker | Crain’s Chicago Business | April 17, 2019

Lawsuit Says $1.3 Billion Lincoln Yards Tax Subsidy Benefits Mostly-White Areas | CBS Chicago | April 17, 2019

Community groups file lawsuit to stop Lincoln Yards project by Susan Rivera | WGN TV | April 17, 2019

Local Organizations To Sue City Over Lincoln Yards Funding Deal by Amber Fisher | Patch | April 17, 2019

Lawsuit seeks to block use of up to $1.3 billion in public money on Lincoln Yards project by John Byrne | Chicago Tribune | April 17, 2019

Lawsuit filed to block $900 million subsidy for Lincoln Yards by Fran Spielman | Chicago Sun-Times | April 17, 2019

Buscan demandar a la ciudad de Chicago por subsidio al desarrollo de Lincoln Yards por Sebastián González De León | Univision | April 17, 2019

Community Groups Sue City To Block $900 Million Lincoln Yards TIF by Heather Cherone | Block Club Chicago | April 16, 2019