Preckwinkle Outlines Plan To Make Up For Loss Of Soda Tax RevenueWhen commissioners voted to repeal the much-maligned sweetened beverage tax, they knew they would have to make up for $200 million in lost revenue.
At Issue: County Hospitals Resisting Efforts To Cut Budget Any FurtherA few county commissioners seem incredulous that, in a budget of $2.5 billion, the county hospital system cannot find $25 million in cuts.
President's Call For Layoffs Leads To Feud Between Preckwinkle And DartCounty Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Sheriff Tom Dart are at odds with each other over the President's proposals for layoffs and budget cuts.
Sheriff Dart: Preckwinkle's Layoff Plan "Beyond Reckless"“This is just not a way to run any government,” Dart said. “Eviscerating this office is not a way thoughtful people proceed.”
County Public Housing Chief Sees Trump Budget As 'Doomsday Scenario'"It really is a doomsday scenario for affordable housing," HACC executive director Rich Monocchio said of the president’s proposed budget.
Illinois Workers To Demonstrate Over Rauner's Planned CutsPublic service workers in Illinois state government are planning a day of demonstrations across the state amid cost-cutting efforts by Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Layoffs Part Of Across The Board Cuts In University ParkNeither man nor beast is being spared as south suburban University Park copes with severe budget problems.
Principals Receive Details On Budget Cuts From CPSPrincipals at the Chicago Public Schools learned Tuesday how much money they must cut from their school budgets, but some aldermen were pushing a plan to prevent the cuts by moving money from another account.

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