Tax Hikes

Report: Tax, Fee Increases Under Consideration To Balance County BudgetCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is apparently considering targeted tax and fee increases and cost cutting to close a $115 million deficit in next year's county budget.
County Board Set To Vote On Preckwinkle's BudgetThe Cook County Board is holding a special meeting to vote on President Toni Preckwinkle’s 2012 budget.
Preckwinkle: Despite Tax Hikes, Cook County Residents Will Save $400MCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said Wednesday that even with hikes in some taxes and fees in her 2012 budget plan, county residents are saving $400 million with the rollback of the infamous 2008 sales tax hike.