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Upcoming Property Tax Assessment Forums, Sponsored by Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr.

By at November 17, 2011 | 1:20 pm | 1 Comments

Upcoming Property Tax Assessment Forums, Sponsored by Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr.

Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr. of the Cook County Board of Review, has launched an aggressive community outreach campaign in response to the property tax crisis that residents across many communities of Cook County have been facing. He stated that “Through unemployment or underemployment, taxpayers are simply without the means to afford exorbitant tax bills.” more...

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Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr. Holds Crucial Property Tax Appeal Forum with Fellow Esteemed Thornton Township Elected Officials

By at November 17, 2011 | 1:03 pm | 0 Comment

Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr. Holds Crucial Property Tax Appeal Forum with Fellow Esteemed Thornton Township Elected Officials

Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr. of the Cook County Board of Review, along with City of Calumet City Mayor Michelle Markiewicz-Qualkinbush, Cook County Commissioner Deborah Sims, Cook County Commissioner Joan Patricia Murphy, Village of Riverdale Mayor Deyon Dean, Village of Riverdale Trustee Tiasha D. Echols, Thornton Township Clerk Jacqueline E. Davis-Rivera, Village of more...

Elected Officials , News , Property and Taxes

Preckwinkle, Commissioners, and Health Care Leaders Stand in Support of Public Health Initiatives

By at November 17, 2011 | 11:15 am | 1 Comments

Preckwinkle, Commissioners, and Health Care Leaders Stand in Support of Public Health Initiatives

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced two public health initiatives today targeting gaps in care for low-income individuals living in Cook County. A bi-partisan group of County Commissioners, Dr. Raju, CEO of the Cook County Hospitals System, and representatives from Access to Care and the Chicago Dental Society, stood with President Preckwinkle at more...

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Preckwinkle Stands with County Commissioners to Launch Bold County-wide Reforms

By at November 15, 2011 | 1:28 pm | 7 Comments

Preckwinkle Stands with County Commissioners to Launch Bold County-wide Reforms

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today the launch of several County-wide, strategic reform initiatives in an effort to continue to transform County government and tackle the structural deficit in the years to come. On the heels of the approval of modest revenue enhancements by the County Board, Preckwinkle was joined by a bi-partisan group of more...

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Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr. Holds Crucial Property Tax Appeal Forums with Fellow Esteemed Bremen Township Elected Officials

By at November 14, 2011 | 2:09 pm | 2 Comments

Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr. Holds Crucial Property Tax Appeal Forums with Fellow Esteemed Bremen Township Elected Officials

Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr. of the Cook County Board of Review, along with Bremen Township Supervisor Senator M. Maggie Crotty, Cook County Commissioner Deborah Sims, Bremen Township Assessor Grace Bardusk, Village of Robbins Mayor Irene H. Brodie, Village of Robbins Trustee Tyrone Ward, Village of Posen Mayor Donald W. Schupek, the City of Markham Mayor David Webb, more...

Elected Officials , Property and Taxes

Preckwinkle, Fritchey Announce Solution to Eliminate Parking Fees for Jurors and Law Enforcement

By at November 8, 2011 | 3:44 pm | 6 Comments

Preckwinkle, Fritchey Announce Solution to Eliminate Parking Fees for Jurors and Law Enforcement

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Commissioner John Fritchey (D-12th) today announced a joint plan to eliminate proposed parking fees for jurors and law enforcement officials at Cook County courthouses. Under the introduced budget, all individuals utilizing County courthouse parking lots would be required to pay a $4.75 daily charge. The new proposal more...

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Clerk Orr to save $1 million with precinct reductions

By at November 1, 2011 | 2:11 pm | 0 Comment

Clerk Orr to save $1 million with precinct reductions

Suburban Cook County will have 14 percent fewer precincts in 2012 - for an estimated $1 million savings - due to Clerk David Orr's continued effort to streamline elections. Orr's measure, approved unanimously Tuesday by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, will eliminate 264 precincts, reducing the number of precincts from 1,937 to 1,673. "This is an enormous more...

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Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr. Holds Crucial Property Tax Appeal Forums in Proviso, Rich, and Thornton Townships

By at October 28, 2011 | 3:04 pm | 0 Comment

Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr. Holds Crucial Property Tax Appeal Forums in Proviso, Rich, and Thornton Townships

Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr. of the Cook County Board of Review, launched an aggressive community outreach campaign in response to the property tax crisis that residents across many communities of Cook County have been facing. He stated that “Through unemployment or underemployment, taxpayers are simply without the means to afford exorbitant tax bills.” Commissioner more...

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Preckwinkle Opens Senior Housing Development in Summit

By at October 20, 2011 | 11:23 am | 0 Comment

Preckwinkle Opens Senior Housing Development in Summit

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle attended a ribbon cutting in Summit, Ill. for the grand opening of a Senior Housing Development made possible in part by a $2.7 million HOME Investment Partnership Program loan (HOME). “With the economy struggling right now, I am proud that Cook County is able to help residents when we can by providing loans to important more...

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Pres. Preckwinkle Announces up to $1 Million for Sheriff’s Electronic Monitoring Program

By at October 6, 2011 | 2:25 pm | 1 Comments

Pres. Preckwinkle Announces up to $1 Million for Sheriff’s Electronic Monitoring Program

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today that her office has awarded the office of Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart up to $1 million in matching grant funds to provide services for individuals who are put on Electronic Monitoring within the Cook County criminal justice system.  The announcement comes on the heels of the latest STAR (Set Targets, more...

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