County Board Prez’s Proposed Sales Tax Hike Gets Pushback

Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Commissioner Richard Boykin (1st) at a town hall meeting held earlier this year in Oak Park. Chandler West/Wednesday Journal.  Friday, June 26, 2015 || By Michael Romain  With Cook County facing a pension fund shortfall of $6.5 billion — a hole that may be deepening by about $30 million a month — County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has proposed a … Continue reading County Board Prez’s Proposed Sales Tax Hike Gets Pushback