Treasurer Maria Pappas explains why Target decided not to come to Michigan Avenue: ‘The reason they were really leaving was because everybody else left and they were afraid of crime’

Anna Davlantes

CHICAGO, IL – AUGUST 22: Shoppers carry away their purchases from a Target store on August 22, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. Target today reported a 6.4 percent jump in store traffic for the quarter, the biggest increase in at least a decade. The retailer also reported a 41 percent increase in online sales for the quarter. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas joins Anna to tell us why she believes that Target backed out of talks to open a store at Water Tower Place on Michigan Avenue. Treasurer Pappas also stays for another round of “Does the Cook County Treasurer’s Office Owe You Money?” Did you overpay your property taxes? Do you have money coming because of an exemption? Treasurer Pappas is here to help you find out. You can see for yourself right here.

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Anna Davlantes is a Chicago native, a seven-time Emmy Award-winning journalist who has broken major stories, passionately told small stories and exposed corruption that has prompted major investigations and reform. (Click for more.)


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