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Toni Preckwinkle Budget

Watchdog: County Budget Proposal Good Start, Pension Peril Looms

Reuters | Posted 12.26.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO, Oct 26 (Reuters) - A proposed $2.9 billion fiscal 2013 operating budget for Cook County, Illinois, takes steps to address significant finan...

Cigarettes In Chicago Are About To Get Even More Expensive

Posted 10.18.2012 | Chicago

Cigarettes in Chicago are about to get even pricier, per the budget proposal introduced Thursday by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle. P...

Preckwinkle Floats Cook County 'Violence Tax' For Gun Owners

Posted 10.09.2012 | Chicago

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has floated a new proposal aimed at addressing the overwhelming impact of gun violence on the county's co...

$267.5 Million Cook County Budget Deficit Projected

Posted 06.28.2012 | Chicago

Cook County will need to contend with a projected $267.5 million shortfall in its next budget, Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced Wednesday. ...

Cook County Budget Approved: Layoffs, Tax Hikes, Fees Ahead

Posted 11.19.2011 | Chicago

After an all-day meeting, the Cook County Board early Friday evening approved the county's 2012 budget by a vote of 16-1. The $2.9 billion spending...

Cook County Budget Outlines More Than 1,000 Layoffs; Tax, Fee Increases

Posted 12.24.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle's second budget, slated to be officially unveiled Tuesday, is expected to include layoffs of just more th...

Up To 2,000 Layoffs Coming As Cook County Plans Major Cuts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Toni Preckwinkle won election as Cook County Board President handily. She took wide margins in the primary and the general, from all over the city and...