Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today released a preliminary Fiscal Year 2019 financial forecast with the lowest gap the administration has projected since she took office. The preliminary gap for the County’s FY19 budget is forecast at... Read more
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Budget crafted through collaborative effort between President and Commissioners The Cook County Board of Commissioners today approved a balanced $5.2 billion FY18 budget through a package of amendments presented by Cook County Board President... Read more
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today presented a $5.36 billion Executive Budget Recommendation for Fiscal Year 2018 aimed at making the County healthier, safer and more efficient. The proposed budget avoids drastic cuts in critical... Read more
Today we regrettably laid off more than 300 employees as a result of the County’s budget crisis. The exact number continues to change as our Human Resources Department works on this issue with departments, bureaus and the offices of separately... Read more
Repeats commitment to three-year fiscal plan, raises concerns on ACA repeal Continuing her efforts to promote fiscal responsibility and encourage government transparency, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today released the... Read more