Cook county, Ill., budget keeps tax rates steady
- Cook County plugs into fax fact service. // Crain's Chicago Business;3/11/96, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p15
Reports that Cook County has installed a 24-hour automated system that faxes information. Contact information.
- Cook County, Ill., balances budget; S&P improves outlook. Williamson, Tammy // Bond Buyer;03/16/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30351, p40
Reports that Standard & Poor's has improved its outlook for Cook County, Illinois, from stable to positive and affirmed an A-plus rating. Efforts of the county to avert deficits; Introduction of a $2.3 billion budget; Plans to replace the aging Cook County Hospital.
- Cook County, Illinois. // Bond Buyer;06/15/98, Vol. 324 Issue 30414, p4A
Presents an economic profile of Cook County of Illinois. Brief history of Cook County; Development of Vision 2001, a five year plan to assure the accountability and responsibility of each budgetary unit in county government; Strategic asset of Cook County; Financial outlook of Cook County; Cook...
- Without more dough, county will be cooked. Hinz, Greg // Crain's Chicago Business;11/18/96, Vol. 19 Issue 47, p1
Cites the findings of the Revenue Enhancement Committee, which concludes that Cook County's fiscal 1996 budget will be insufficient, and will increase deficits. Information on the plan of President John Stroger to balance the 1997 budget; Comments from Robert Siebel, a Republican board member.
- Stroger, Cook County get a budgetary wake-up call. // Crain's Chicago Business;11/18/96, Vol. 19 Issue 47, p10
Editorial. Comments on the financial situation of Cook County, Illinois. Examination of the Revenue Enhancement Committee, which was appointed by board President John Stroger; Role of the committee; Need for a solution to the financial problems.
- Outlying counties attract more manufacturing jobs. Pollack, Neal // Crain's Chicago Business;7/5/93, Vol. 16 Issue 27, Market Facts pF4
Reports on the projected decrease of manufacturing jobs in Cook County, Illinois from 1993 to 2003. Projections for DuPage, Kane, Lake McHenry and Will counties; Lower industrial property taxes in collar counties; Overall employment numbers; Statistical charts and graph on the counties'...
- Caps compound region's tax gap. Obermayer, Joel // Crain's Chicago Business;9/27/93, Vol. 16 Issue 39, p4
Reports on the increase in the tax gap between Cook County and the collar counties in Illinois due to property tax caps. Concern of business owners that gap's impact will be compounded over time; Tax gap as handicap to Cook County; Growth of spending on education in Cook County as another...
- Caps slow down property tax hikes. Phillips-Fein, Kim // Crain's Chicago Business;11/24/97, Vol. 20 Issue 47, p4
Reports that tax bills for three Cook County sites in Chicago, Illinois rose an average 2.1% in 1996, less than 1996 and is well below the inflation rate. Significance of the rise in tax bills for property owners; Factor that is the best measure for comparing the economic impact of property...
- Stronger's budget: How will it look a year from now? Crain, Rance; Snyder, David // Crain's Chicago Business;11/24/97, Vol. 20 Issue 47, p12
Editorial. Presents the authors' view regarding Cook County Board President John Stronger's proposed 1998 budget. Effect of Stronger's financial management to Cook County's economy; Reason why Cook County could be headed toward an $836-million deficit by 2000; Steps taken by Stronger to ensure...