County looks to raise the tax on parking spot apps and plug leaks of confidential inspector-general reports such as one on Pritzker toilet removal.
Democrats targeted three of the four Republican incumbents on the County Board, pumping more than $300,000 into each of the races.
Democrats are targeting three of the four Republican incumbents on the County Board, pumping more than $300,000 into each of the races.
Kaegi has promised to do away with an unfair property tax system in which working-class people pay more. Read our other county endorsements here.
We’re counting on him to keep scrutinizing taxation and spending, as he did when he opposed the ill-conceived soda tax that ended up being repealed.
The Sun-Times’ candidate profile of Sean Morrison, Republican nominee and incumbent for the Cook County Board of Commissioners in the 17th District.
The Republicans argue their elections should be decided on their performance as fiscally responsible stewards of county government.
If successful, the effort would all but wipe out Preckwinkle’s opposition, including commissioners who led the fight against her county pop tax.
Here’s a look at the latest activity as the commissioners and their challengers prepare for the final 16 weeks before the November election.
Commissioner Sean Morrison said there was “no history or hint of inappropriate behavior” involving Anthony Martin before the incident.
Despite being denied over $66 million by insurers in 2017, the CEO of the health and hospitals system says the county is dedicated to providing care.
Even a perfunctory look into Presta’s track record turns up issues that could complicate his plans for upward mobility.
“The PAC will be endorsing candidates,” said Tarrah Cooper, a spokesman for the beverage industry “Citizens for a More Affordable Cook County.”
The delay wasn’t the first for Morrison. County records show he’s been late on seven of the last 10 property-tax payments on his house.
Cardinal Blase Cupich is being mentioned among Jesuit circles as a possible replacement for disgraced Cardinal George Pell.