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Cook County Seal

Report: Tax, Fee Increases Under Consideration To Balance County Budget

Cook 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.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2012

County Board Room

County Board Set To Vote On Preckwinkle’s Budget

The Cook County Board is holding a special meeting to vote on President Toni Preckwinkle’s 2012 budget.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2011

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle

Preckwinkle: Despite Tax Hikes, Cook County Residents Will Save $400M

Cook 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.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2011