Toni Preckwinkle Plans To Balance Cook County’s Budget Without Raising Taxes

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is expected to present a $6.9 billion budget Thursday, proposing no new taxes but some $2 million in fees and tapping into reserves to manage revenue shortfalls amid the pandemic. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is expected to present a $6.9 billion budget Thursday, proposing no new taxes but some $2 million in fees and tapping into reserves to manage revenue shortfalls amid the pandemic. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ

Toni Preckwinkle Plans To Balance Cook County’s Budget Without Raising Taxes

Reset talks to Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle about her newly unveiled $6.9 billion budget. The plan largely avoids massive cuts in services, and includes only small fee increases.

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