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TB district gone in a year

Tuesday, July 25, 2006
Chicago Sun-Times

Gov. Blagojevich signed legislation Monday that will eliminate the Suburban Cook County Tuberculosis Sanitarium District, an obscure governmental body criticized for wasteful spending and excessive taxation. The new law will abolish the district in a year. "This is a victory for the taxpayers and government efficiency," said Laurence Msall, president of the Civic Federation, which lobbied for the district's abolition.


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