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Toni Preckwinkle

Toni Preckwinkle
Toni Preckwinkle is the Cook County Board President. She was elected on Nov. 2, 2010.
Toni Preckwinkle is the Cook County Board President. She was elected on Nov. 2, 2010. « Show less

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  • Emanuel rakes in another $612,000 in campaign cash

    Emanuel rakes in another $612,000 in campaign cash
    Three months after winning re-election, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is still reeling in campaign cash, collecting another $612,000 in contributions from familiar donors.
  • Preckwinkle's pension-change fantasy

    Preckwinkle's pension-change fantasy
    What part of "shall not be diminished or impaired" does Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle not understand? Preckwinkle, deflecting criticism of her plan to reimpose the 1 percent sales tax increase that she eliminated when following through on...

    Nix the Toni Tax. Then fix Cook County.

    Nix the Toni Tax. Then fix Cook County.
    For part of Wednesday afternoon, it looked like the Todd Stroger era was back — a terrible, tax-happy epoch at a Cook County government nicely designed for the 19th century. This time the County Board president advancing a 1 percent sales tax...

    Cook County Commissioner Bridget Gainer: I won't vote for a sales tax hike

    Cook County Commissioner Bridget Gainer: I won't vote for a sales tax hike
    In the next few weeks the Cook County Board will be asked to vote to increase the county sales tax. I will vote no. The sales tax is regressive and a penalty to the poor. It punishes businesses on the edge of Cook County and pushes consumers to buy...

    Preckwinkle defends quick tax hike push

    Preckwinkle defends quick tax hike push
    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Wednesday defended her push for quick approval of a sales tax increase after commissioners unsuccessfully tried to slow it down and make her include it in the traditional fall budgeting process....