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Join us for an award breakfast on Dec. 8 as we celebrate Lanetta Haynes Turner, chief of staff at the Office of Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and the recipient of this year's Excellence in Public Service Award.
Cook County FY2024 Proposed Budget: Analysis and Recommendations
Click here to read the full report.Click here to read the press release for this analysis. EXECUTIVE SUMMARYThe Civic Federation supports the Cook County FY2024 Executive Budget Recommendation of $9.1 billion. It continues the Preckwinkle Administration’s track record of ...
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City of Chicago FY2024 Proposed Budget: Analysis and Recommendations
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