NOV 18, 2021
Civic Federation president Laurence Msall testifies during a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners on Thursday.
Cook County leaders gave a unanimous final stamp on Thursday to an $8 billion 2022 spending plan praised by a key fiscal watchdog as a responsible and innovative path out of the COVID-19 pandemic. But more budget fights are waiting on deck as the Board of Commissioners prepare to iron out the details of the county’s American Rescue Plan spending and launch a campaign to persuade voters to raise their own taxes for the sake of the county forest preserves.
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