CHICAGO (CBS) — The Cook County board is holding a special meeting to vote on Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s fiscal-2022 budget.

The plan is getting help from federal stimulus money and a rebound in tourism and sales taxes.

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Under the plan, the balanced budget would grow to $8 billion. That’s $1 billion more than the final budget for 2021.

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Preckwinkle says the budget includes historic investments in restorative justice, violence prevention, digital equality, public health, and housing assistance. It does not include any new taxes, fines, or fees.

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Preckwinkle also says there are no new layoffs included and she expects the county workforce to grow by 7%.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff