Lawsuit Seeks To Block Cook County Court Fee For Children's Waiting RoomA lawsuit filed against the Cook County Circuit Court Clerk and Cook County Treasurer alleges a $10 children’s waiting room fee paid by all plaintiffs and defendants is unconstitutional, because it must be paid even by those without kids.
Recorder Cracking Down On Home-Hijacking Fraud
BGA, 2 Investigators: County Treasurer Holds Wedding In Her Office During Business HoursIs she a wedding planner now? We're talking about Cook County treasurer Maria Pappas.
Walter's Perspective: New Property Tax Bills A Fascinating ReadHave you seen an envelope from the government of Cook County in the mail today, with news inside about how our tax dollars are being spent?
BGA: Cook County Treasurer Received Improper Property Tax ExemptionsShe's the Cook County Treasurer - the woman responsible for collecting property taxes, but now the Better Government Association has found the county did not collect thousands of dollars it should have gotten from Maria Pappas and her husband years ago.
Time Running Out For Paying 2010 Property TaxesProperty owners who still haven't paid their 2010 taxes are receiving one last chance to make good on their bills.
County Treasurer Works To Recover Money Overpaid To South SuburbCook County Treasurer Maria Pappas says the State’s Attorney is working to recover almost $7 million her office overpaid to the City of Country Club Hills and has yet to get back.
Study: Tax Levies In Cook County Rose 48 Percent In 10 YearsA new study shows how far and how fast taxes have been going up in various municipalities in Cook County.
Cook County Taxpayers May Be On Hook For $108 Billion In DebtA report from Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas claims taxpayers countywide are on the hook for more than $108 billion in debt accrued by various government agencies.
Treasurer Cuts 'Party Planners' In Wake Of Investigative ReportCook County Treasurer Maria Pappas is making some big changes after the 2 Investigators and the Better Government Association raised questions about the high salaries paid to her driver, her cleaning lady and now her party planners.
County Treasurer: Reveal Pension Fund ShortfallsCook County Treasurer Maria Pappas is pushing the County Board to pass an ordinance requiring all local taxing districts to reveal their pension fund shortfalls.