Budget and Financial News

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today applauded …

Landmark pension reform legislation backed by Cook County Board President Preckwinkle to responsibly ensure full funding of the County’s pension obligations was signed into law today by Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker.  

Notes record-low hospital gap, strong position to address FY2024 budget

(Cook County, IL)—Today, the Cook County Commission on Human Rights (“the Commission”) issued a notice to employees regarding the Cook County Minimum Wage Ordinance (“MWO”).

Today, the Cook County Board of Commissioners approved a balanced $8.8 billion FY2023 budget which includes millions in funding for equity programs and pandemic relief without increasing taxes or cutting essential services.