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First hearing on tax hikes tonight

Wednesday, October 24, 2007
Chicago Sun-Times

Tonight's your first chance to let Cook County commissioners know how you think they should vote on Board President Todd Stroger's plan to raise taxes.
At 6:30 p.m. commissioners will be at the Oak Forest Hospital auditorium, 15900 S. Cicero Ave., for the first of four public hearings on Stroger's proposal to hike sales, gasoline and parking taxes to pay for the $3.2 billion government.
Other hearings are set for 10 a.m. Friday at the Cook County building, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Skokie courthouse and 6:30 p.m. Nov. 6 at Proviso East High School.
Separate hearings on raising property taxes 2.8 percent to pay for Forest Preserve District operations will be at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Maywood courthouse and 2 p.m. Monday at the Cook County building.
Steve Patterson


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