Cook County Assessor
Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios had one word Wednesday to describe testimony linking him to allegedly corrupt property tax adjustment deals in a federal bribery trial: “Bull—-.”
Cook County Inspector General Patrick Blanchard says Joe Berrios has been dodging a subpoena for nearly a year. Now Blanchard is taking the Cook County Assessor to court.
Cook County Assessor Joeseph Berrios is rejecting accusations about alleged nepotism in his office.
There wasn’t a whole lot of love to be found in a newspaper Valentine addressed Tuesday to Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios.
It’s sticker shock in the mail. Tax bills went out to Cook County homeowners this week and the big jump in the amount due to many homeowners has some wondering if they can keep their house.
The Cook County Assessor’s office is mailing out notices to over 300,000 elderly homeowners.
Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios is laying off 53 workers to comply with County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s request to slash his budget by 16 percent this year.
The recently-elected new Cook County assessor is being accused of breaking the rules on patronage hiring.
In his first week in office, Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios already was taking heat from critics after putting his son and his sister on the public payroll at his office.
In his first days as Cook County Assessor, Joe Berrios is already putting his family members on the payroll.
Democrat Joseph Berrios’ victory Tuesday night ended an unusually nasty race for county assessor, against a longtime fellow Democrat who was running as an independent.
By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) – Far down the ballot for Tuesday’s election in Cook County — way past the candidates running for Barack Obama’s old Senate seat and the governor’s job once […]
Pay-to-play is a new charge being leveled in the increasingly nasty race for Cook County Assessor.
For one, it’s relatives on the county payroll. For the other, a failure to vote.