“Smelling a chance to change the campaign narrative, opponents of” billionaire J.B. Pritzker (D) “jumped all over news that he got an 83 percent tax break on a supposedly ‘uninhabitable’ historic mansion in the city’s Gold Coast.
“Both a top surrogate for” Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) “and, in more restrained form, the campaign of” businessman Chris Kennedy (D) “attacked one of his key sources of strength: the backing from inside party and labor groups that he’s rapidly been pulling in.” (Crain’s Chicago Business)
“Pritzker has said he applied ‘only one year’ to have property taxes reduced for a mansion he bought next to his Chicago home. Pritzker told WVON radio Monday that what he did was common and ‘many people do it every year.’” (AP)