Cook County Board Bans Assault Weapons, Toughens Penalties
The Cook County Board of Commissioners today approved changes to the county’s assault weapons ban and toughened penalties for violations of the ordinance.Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Commissioner Jesus G. “Chuy” Garcia (D-7th) and... Read more
July 17, 2013
Cook County Board Approves New Parking Tax Rates
The Cook County Board today approved an amendment that would lower the tax rate for many individuals who park in garages and lots.Commissioners approved a 6 percent tax rate for daily parking and a 9 percent rate for weekly and monthly parking. This... Read more
July 17, 2013
Chicago TIF revenue up 1%, down 3% in suburbs
Originally published at the Cook County Clerk's websiteCook County Clerk David Orr on Thursday released the 2012 TIF revenue report, which shows $723 million was collected in the 435 active tax increment financing (TIF) districts in Chicago and... Read more
July 16, 2013

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