Cook County Assessor's Office Behind In Cleaning Up Hiring PracticesHe ran on a platform of cleaning up the hiring practices in the Cook County Assessor's Office, but Assessor Fritz Kaegi's not doing it fast enough according to a recent court filing.
Cook County Property Tax Bills: Where Does Your Money Go?Every year when Cook County property tax bills come out, property owners are shocked by increases they cannot understand.
Cook County Property Tax Bills Bring Sticker Shock For Many Homeowners; 'Should We Sell The House? Can We Afford To Stay?'Cook County property owners are getting their latest property tax bills, and many are fuming at the increases they’re seeing. One man tells CBS 2 it’s the largest hike he’s seen in 30 years for his home.
How To Appeal Your Cook County Property Tax AssessmentDid you get sticker shock from your Cook County property tax bill this summer? You have two options to get your taxes lowered.
Seniors Given More Time To File For Tax Relief Due To Extreme ColdSeniors will have a little more time to file for tax relief due to last week's extreme cold.
Kaegi Defeats Berrios In Cook County Assessor Primary Fritz Kaegi defeated incumbent Joe Berrios in the Democratic race for Cook County Assessor.
Election Officials Admit Ballot Error In Assessor's RaceIn a stunning admission, Chicago election officials said Tuesday it erred by sending out a text saying a vote for an assessor candidate would not count.
2 Investigators: Firm Claims Political Retaliation For Move To IndianaRetaliation? An industrial firm that fled Illinois while complaining about the state's business climate is now having trouble collecting a Cook County tax refund.
Commissioner Garcia Seeks To Limit Campaign Contributions To AssessorGarcia wants to ban donations to Assessor candidates from attorneys, law firms, and business groups that appeal property tax assessments.
Burst Pipe At County Building Damages Assessor’s OfficeA burst water pipe at the Cook County building in the Loop caused extensive damage to the assessor’s office on Saturday.
Berrios Says Bribery Case Trial Testimony Is 'A Total Lie'Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios had one word Wednesday to describe testimony linking him to allegedly corrupt property tax adjustment deals in a federal bribery trial: “Bull----.”
Cook County’s Top Watchdog Suing Berrios For Ignoring SubpoenaCook County Inspector General Patrick Blanchard says Joe Berrios has been dodging a subpoena for nearly a year. Now Blanchard is taking the Cook County Assessor to court.
Report: Ethics Board Fines Assessor Berrios, Tells Him To Fire Son And SisterCook County Assessor Joeseph Berrios is rejecting accusations about alleged nepotism in his office.
Opponent Attacks Berrios In Mock Newspaper ValentineThere wasn’t a whole lot of love to be found in a newspaper Valentine addressed Tuesday to Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios.
Property Tax Bills Anger Cook County HomeownersIt's sticker shock in the mail. Tax bills went out to Cook County homeowners this week and the big jump in the amount due to many homeowners has some wondering if they can keep their house.