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?
Cook County Tax Bills To Offer Unflattering Look At Local Government FinancesTreasurer Maria Pappas has outed the towns, school districts and other taxing bodies with balance sheets that will make you cringe. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
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 Property Tax Installment Tentatively Due In NovemberThe second installment of Cook County property taxes is tentatively due in the first week of November, Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas announced this week.
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.
County Treasurer Sits At $23,000 Office Set, Hired $95,000 Party PlannersIn its third report on questionable spending, CBS 2 and the Better Government Association shine a light on how your taxpayer dollars are being spent by Maria Pappas' administration.
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.
Walter: Padded Payrolls All Too CommonCBS 2's Walter Jacobson hopes there are more investigative reports into questionable job assignments in county government, following Pam Zekman's story on the treasurer's personal driver.