CHICAGO
03/08/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

What Recession? Cook County Officials Submit Gilded Wish List

Who says times are tough? It's all leather chairs and granite countertops these days for Cook County officials.

"The recession and Cook County budget crisis haven't stopped some county government officials from submitting a lavish 'wish list' to pay for redecorating, new computers and other office equipment," ABC7's I-Team reports.

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