Toni Preckwinkle's Proposed $6.2 Billion Cook County Budget Includes No New Taxes Or Fees

191014 Toni Preckwinkle
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Thursday unveiled her 2020 county budget. At nearly $6.2 billion, it's balanced and includes no new taxes or fees. Jason Marck / WBEZ
191014 Toni Preckwinkle
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Thursday unveiled her 2020 county budget. At nearly $6.2 billion, it's balanced and includes no new taxes or fees. Jason Marck / WBEZ

Toni Preckwinkle's Proposed $6.2 Billion Cook County Budget Includes No New Taxes Or Fees

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Thursday unveiled a balanced $6.18 billion spending plan that steers clear of new taxes and layoffs while expanding health care services and funding criminal justice reform.

Preckwinkle says the county is facing its smallest deficit since she took office in 2010. She joins Reset for more on the priorities outlined in her 2020 budget proposal.

GUEST: Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Board President