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Preckwinkle Stands with Medical Leaders Urging Approval of Alcohol, Tobacco Taxes

By at November 9, 2011 | 10:55 am | 7 Comments

Preckwinkle Stands with Medical Leaders Urging Approval of Alcohol, Tobacco Taxes

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle was joined by Dr. Ramanathan Raju, CEO of the Cook County Health and Hospitals System and leaders in the medical community today at Stroger Hospital to urge the Cook County Board of Commissioners to approve a proposed alcohol tax and an expansion of the tobacco tax in the FY 2012 Budget. Citing study after study, Preckwinkle more...

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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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Preckwinkle Announces Taskforce to Tackle Unincorporated Cook County Services

By at November 4, 2011 | 11:56 am | 0 Comment

Preckwinkle Announces Taskforce to Tackle Unincorporated Cook County Services

After meeting with County Commissioners, municipal leaders, township officials, and hearing from constituents throughout Cook County, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced the formation of a 13-member taskforce tasked with examining costs and services provided to unincorporated Cook County and ending the unincorporated tax subsidy. This taskforce more...

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President Preckwinkle’s Remarks on Release of FY 2012 Forest Preserve District Budget

By at October 27, 2011 | 10:58 am | 1 Comments

President Preckwinkle’s Remarks on Release of FY 2012  Forest Preserve District Budget

One of the greatest environmental advocates in American history, Aldo Leopold, once wrote, “We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.” It is in this spirit of connecting “community” with land conservation, protecting our natural resources, more...

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Preckwinkle Submits FY 2012 Budget to County Board

By at October 25, 2011 | 11:38 am | 3 Comments

Preckwinkle Submits FY 2012 Budget to County Board

Cook County Board President today presented her Executive Recommendation for the 2012 Budget to the Cook County Board of Commissioners outlining a budget proposal which reduces the budget by nearly 4%, makes long-term investments to address the structural deficit and continues to roll back the Stroger Sales Tax, a promise that President Preckwinkle made before taking more...

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