Bridget Gainer

Lollapalooza

County Commissioner: Use Taxes From Lollapalooza For Summer Jobs Program

The Lollapalooza summer music festival is, for the first time, paying amusement taxes – and now, a Cook County Commissioner wants to see the money put to good use.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2012

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New Website Could Help Pressure Lawmakers, Employees To Fix Pensions

A new voice and a new website were added Monday to the effort to avert what appears to be the potential collapse of Illinois public employee pension funds. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

04/09/2012

Lollapalooza

County Board To Decide Whether Tax Break Continues For Lollapalooza

Cook County commissioners have approved a measure that will give them the final say in whether major entertainment events like Lollapalooza will get an exemption from the county’s amusement tax.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2012