Budget and Financial News

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.

(COOK COUNTY, IL) — Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Thursday unveiled a proposed $8.75 billion Executive Budget Recommendation for Fiscal Year 2023, which includes millions in funding for equity pr

Hundreds of millions of dollars available to local governments

Notes potential future fiscal challenges while highlighting smallest gap since taking office

Today, Cook County issued a notice to employees regarding the Minimum Wage Ordinance (MWO).

Effective July 1, 2022, the minimum wage will increase to $13.35 for non-tipped workers and $7.40 for tipped employees.