New State Taxes And Fees Will Add Up For Illinois, But How Much Will It Cost You?Illinois state lawmakers approved a bevy of tax and fee hikes last month to fund the state’s first infrastructure program in a decade. What is the total price for Illinois taxpayers?
City’s Newest Tobacco Taxes Violate State Law: JudgeA Cook County judge ruled earlier this month that the city’s efforts to impose new taxes on various tobacco products violated a 1993 state law.
County Board Set To Vote On Preckwinkle's BudgetThe Cook County Board is holding a special meeting to vote on President Toni Preckwinkle’s 2012 budget.
Preckwinkle Pushing For New Fees, Tax HikesCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has proposed a first-ever fee for parking at the county’s criminal courthouses, as well as a $150 fee on residents of unincorporated areas for county police protection as part of her budget plan for next year.