Balanced proposal preserves essential public health and safety services The Cook County Board of Commissioners today approved a FY 2017 $4.4 billion operating budget that confronts the County’s financial challenges while avoiding... Read more
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I am grateful to Chairman Daley and the Commissioners who supported the revenue proposal we brought today before the Finance Committee. Together with difficult budget cuts through layoffs and vacancy eliminations and management efficiencies, we will... Read more
I am pleased to learn of the Civic Federation’s support today of our FY2017 executive budget proposal. To have the endorsement of this organization, and others, as we confront both the short- and longer-term fiscal challenges facing Cook... Read more
Proposal would close budget shortfall and avoid cuts to public safety services through staffing reductions & additional revenue, but commit to no new tax hikes for at least the next two yearsCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle... Read more
The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) recently awarded the Cook County Department of Budget and Management Services its Distinguished Budget Presentation Award in recognition of the County's... Read more