(WBBM Newsradio) — The Democrat challenging Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle for her job says people in the County are angry with her for more than the failed soda tax.
WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports.READ MORE: Police Responding To Barricade Situation In Morton Grove
Former Chicago Ald. Bob Fioretti launched his campaign for board president amid the furor over the now-repealed Sweetened Beverage Tax.
He says people were angry about that but also about other taxes and actions Preckwinkle took — or didn’t take.READ MORE: Man In Serious Condition After Stabbing At Blue Line Pulaski Station
Fioretti says the incumbent hasn’t pressed hard enough on ethics, at least where Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios is concerned.
He also insists the hundreds of layoffs the county imposed after the soda tax revenue was lost are not necessary.MORE NEWS: Police In Oak Park Distributing Green Bracelets To Better Assist Residents With Disabilities
Fioretti is the guest on “At Issue,” which airs 9:30 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. Sunday.