Will County Pays for failed Chicago systems

From beautiful Homer Glen, I am thinking about the numerous taxes I pay that drain me of my ability to save for a rainy day, and spend on “things”. As a resident of Homer Glen in Will County, one such tax is the 1.25% sales tax imposed on me for the Regional Transit Authority (RTA). Chicago has numerous bus routes, commuter rail along the expressways, and train stations. Here in Will I rarely see a bus, and only have train stations in Lockport, New Lenox, Joliet, and Manhattan. Yet the RTA collects a huge sum of money in sales tax revenue from us. I feel like they threw us a few crumbs so they can justify the tax.

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