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  • Cook County fails to curb overtime costs

    As Cook County officials scramble to find ways to raise money — taxing guns, gambling machines and cigarettes — they have been unable to bring burdensome overtime costs under control. County officials for years have promised to rein in...
  • Cook County votes to cut pay for some political appointees

    Cook County votes to cut pay for some political appointees
    Cook County commissioners on Wednesday voted to end full-time pay and benefits for political appointees on a pair of panels, a change backed by County Board President Toni Preckwinkle. Salaries, medical benefits and pension contributions for members of...
  • Preckwinkle criticized for bullet tax idea

    Preckwinkle criticized for bullet tax idea
    Democratic Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle faced criticism today after floating the idea of taxing guns and bullets to help balance the budget. Commissioner Timothy Schneider said he’s worried such a tax would do little other than hurt...
  • Property tax streamlining sought in Cook County

     
    Cook County commissioners on Tuesday adopted a watered-down plan for government offices to work on streamlining the property tax process, after Board President Toni Preckwinkle …...
  • Over 100 Attendees Participate in 2nd Annual Northern Cook County Informational Expungement Expo Saturday in Evanston

     
    Evanston, IL — April 16, 2012 — The Second Annual Northern Cook County Informational Expungement Expo took place this past Saturday, April 14th, from 2-4 …...
  • William Beavers indicted on tax fraud charges

    William Beavers indicted on tax fraud charges
    Cook County Commissioner William Beavers, an old-school ward boss who often bragged about his political dominance with a barnyard reference to his virility, was indicted Thursday on charges he pocketed campaign funds and a county stipend without paying...
  • Beavers, Daley trade handshakes instead of icy stares

    Beavers, Daley trade handshakes instead of icy stares
    Instead of icy stares or worse, Cook County Commissioners  William Beavers and John Daley had smiles and a handshake for each other Wednesday when they met face-to-face for the first time publicly since Beavers was indicted and promptly said prosecutors...
  • County board waters down property tax process changes, weekend courthouse closures

    County board waters down property tax process changes, weekend courthouse closures
    Cook County commissioners on Tuesday adopted a watered-down plan for government offices to work on streamlining the property tax process after Board President Toni Preckwinkle said a proposal to create a single county tax administrator would violate state...
  • Red-light camera plan pits Cook County against suburbs

    Red-light camera plan pits Cook County against suburbs
    Arlington Heights Mayor Arlene Mulder paused for a long moment before finishing her suggestion about what Cook County can do with its recently announced plan to use red-light cameras to ticket suburban drivers. "Cook County can just take their cameras,"...