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Preckwinkle, Business Leaders Celebrate End Of ’08 Sales Tax Hike

It’s not very often that we hear about taxes going down, but on Wednesday, retailers and elected officials were celebrating the final roll-back of Cook County’s sales tax increase pushed through by former County Board President Todd Stroger in 2008.

CBS Chicago–01/02/2013

Toni Preckwinkle chairs her first Cook County Board meeting

Preckwinkle Reflects On 1st 100 Days In Office

It hardly seems like it, but Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has been in office for 100 days, and on Wednesday, she issued a 100-day county report card.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2011

Cook County Seal

Cook County To Repeal Sales Tax Hike By 2013

The Cook County Board has voted to repeal what remains of an infamous 2008 sales tax hike over the next two years.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2011