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Did Cook County Treasurer Pocket Improper Property Tax Breaks?

2012-03-30-BGA.jpg | Patrick Rehkamp/BGA, with CBS2 | Posted 10.18.2012 | Chicago

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'Staggering': Cook County Households' Share Of Local Debt

Posted 08.22.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas was astonished by the amount of local government debt that Chicago-area households hold, according to a report rele...

How a Woman Wins the Race to Replace Mayor Daley

Rebecca Sive | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rebecca Sive

As I've mulled over the prospect, I've concluded that there's just no reason to think that a woman can't replace Mayor Daley. A woman could. Here is my take on how it could happen.

Over 8,000 To Get Cook County Tax Refunds

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Some 8,500 owners of homes and other property across Cook County are owed about $9.8 million in refunds from overpayments caused by changes in assessm...

Stroger Threatens Huge Lay Offs If County Doesn't Get $740 Million

Chicago Tribune | Hal Dardick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Nine months after a sales-tax increase that was expected to bring in nearly $400 million a year passed, Cook County Board President Todd Stroger is wa...