Residents Erupt On Controversial Democratic Mayor: 'Our Taxes Are Outrageous'

By Mike Fishmore | May 17, 2024

Thornton Township

Citizens in a suburban town near Chicago expressed their anger towards Democratic Mayor Tiffany Heynard over the weekend.
 

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A group of residents from the 17 villages within Thornton Township gathered in protest against Heynard for her failure to disclose information regarding township finances and for the deterioration of infrastructure and town services.
 

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"This is a call to action to state representatives to do something," Mary Avent told the Chicago Tribune. "Our taxes are outrageous — have some of the highest taxes. And why are we paying these high taxes? We’re not getting anything."