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New Year Rings In, New Fees Ring Up

Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

As of January 1 in Chicago, it's out with the old and in with the new—fees that is. 2013 marks the start of a new crop of fees for Cook County r...

Stroger's Ten Lowest Moments As County Board President

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On Monday, newly elected Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle was sworn in. Her first day on the job, Preckwinkle fired patronage workers tied...

Toni Preckwinkle Says 2012 Earliest She Would Roll Back County Sales Tax

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Democratic Cook County Board President candidate Toni Preckwinkle said today that she won't eliminate the rest of a controversial county sales tax inc...

Toni Preckwinkle: Sales Tax Roll Back Wouldn't Happen Until 2012

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It seems that campaign promises are made to be broken. But at least Democratic nominee for Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is letting peo...