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Cook County Budget

The annual County budget should be made available to the public in a user-friendly form before passage. I will continue to advocate that this essential document be made more easily available. 

Annually Commissioner Suffredin returns dollars to the general fund. Amounts returned to the general fund in previous years are:

  

2021- $49,244

2020- $8,934.41

2019- $62,951

2018- $45,311

2017- $15,039

2016- $33,292

2015 - $37,184

2014 - $15,187

2013 - $19,817

2012 –$40,994

 

 

Click here for the 2022 Cook County Budget

Click here for the 2021 Cook County budget.

Click here for the 2020 Cook County budget

Click here for previous Cook County budgets.

 

 

Past Budget Statements

2022 Statement on the Cook County Budget

2021 Statement on the Cook County Budget

2020 Statement on the Cook County Budget

2019 Statement on the Cook County Budget 

2018 Statement on the Cook County Budget

2017 Statement on the Cook County Budget

2016 Statement on the Cook County Budget

2015 Statement on the Cook County Budget

2014 Statement on the Cook County Budget

2013 Statement on the Cook County Budget

2012 Statement on the Cook County Budget

2011 Statement on the Cook County Budget

2010 Statement on the Cook County Budget

2009 Statement on the Cook County Budget

2008 Statement on the Cook County Budget

2007 Statement on the Cook County Budget

2006 Statement on the Cook County Budget

2005 Statement on the Cook County Budget

2004 Statement on the Cook County Budget

 

Other Budget Issues

Statement on the repeal of the Sweetened Beverage Tax

Statement on the passage of the Sweetened Beverage Tax

Statement on passage of the minimum wage ordinance

Statement on repealing the sales tax increase

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