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Joe Berrios

Joe Berrios
Joseph Berrios is the Cook County Assessor. He was elected on Nov. 2, 2010.
Joseph Berrios is the Cook County Assessor. He was elected on Nov. 2, 2010. « Show less

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  • Berrios puts son, sister on assessor payroll

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 6:30 p.m. Just days into his tenure as Cook County assessor, Joseph Berrios has hired his son and sister to work for him. Berrios brought over his close relatives from the county’s property tax appeals......
  • Preckwinkle backs Berrios, doesn't like him putting relatives on public payroll

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick and John Byrne at 5:39 p.m. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle made it clear Thursday that she and Assessor Joseph Berrios remain political allies, even if she’s not keen about him putting relatives on the......
  • Cook County property assessments to include home's market value

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 3:30 p.m. Property assessments going out in suburban Cook County will list the market value of taxpayers' homes for the first time. New Assessor Joseph Berrios announced the change today as his office mails out......
  • Cook County tax assessments will include home’s market value

     
    Property assessments going out in suburban Cook County will list the market value of taxpayers' homes for the first time. New Assessor Joseph Berrios announced …...
  • Preckwinkle, some county officials agree to 16 percent budget cuts

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 1:25 p.m. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today lined up a host of county officials who have agreed to slash their budgets for next year by 16 percent, but conspicuously absent were the sheriff,......
  • County watchdogs issue nepotism letter after Berrios hires son, sister

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 7:15 p.m. Cook County’s two top government watchdogs issued a warning this week to elected officials, telling them that hiring relatives who will work under their direct supervision violates the county’s ethics code. The...
  • Nearly a dozen want Cook County tax board job

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 5:02 p.m. A longtime alderman, a former Cook County Board commissioner and the owner of a well-known restaurant chain are among 11 people who have applied to sit on a county panel that determines whether......
  • Ald. Eugene Schulter drops out of 47th Ward race as he pursues tax appeals appointment

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 4:02 p.m.; updated at 4:10 p.m. Longtime North Side Ald. Eugene Schulter is ending his re-election bid as he pursues an appointment to a Cook County panel that hears property-tax appeals. Schulter today said he's......
  • County ethics chairman resigns after WGN-TV report

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 4:30 p.m. An appointed Cook County ethics official resigned his post one day after a news report revealed his political ties to Assessor Joseph Berrios, who is under an ethics spotlight for hiring his son......
  • Allstate’s tax appeals lead District 31 to ask voters for tax increase

     
    Faced with losing millions of dollars due to tax appeals by Allstate Insurance Co., West Northfield School District 31 is asking voters to allow an …...
  • Federal stock fraud prosecutor gets Berrios' property tax appeals spot

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 3:55 p.m.; updated at 10:07 p.m. Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans today skipped over some of the more politically prominent candidates for a vacant seat on the board that hears property tax assessment appeals......
  • Assessor Berrios lays off 53 as part of county budget cuts

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 5:22 p.m. Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios today began laying off 53 workers to comply with County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s request to slash his annual operating costs by 16 percent this year. Of the......