Posts tagged "Tony Peraica"

Watch Our New Ad: Re-elect Tony Peraica

From the office of Cook County Commissioner Tony Peraica… Last Chance to Vote Early Ends Thursday Please click here to watch our new ad and remember to vote early or on November 2. Early Voting and Vote by Mail end this Thursday, October 28. That’s right — there are only a few days left to... Read more »

Commissioner Peraica: Bringing Important Issues to Your Attention

From Cook County Commissioner Tony Peraica… While the County Board is out enjoying the last few weeks of summer — issues facing taxpayers and our citizens continue to mount. That’s why I want to make sure you are aware of the following important issues facing the county board in the coming weeks. On August 26... Read more »

It's All In The Family In Suburban McCook

From the office of Cook County Commissioner Tony Peraica… In the small suburban Cook County village of McCook it’s all about hiring as many relatives to the village payroll as possible. It is mind-boggling to find out that a village as small as McCook (only 250 residents) — has at least 12 relatives of Mayor... Read more »
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The Jobs' Not Done Yet -- Sales Tax Still Highest in Nation

From the office of Cook County Commissioner Tony Peraica… Let’s not forget that even though the county board approved to cut back the sales tax by a .5 percent reduction , there is still more work to be done. This was an important step forward for Cook County taxpayers, who are struggling to make ends... Read more »

Tony Peraica: Local Flood Relief Assistance

From the office of Cook County Commissinoer Tony Peraica… I would like to offer my gratitude to Cook County and local municipal officials in the 16th District for their efforts in addressing the massive flooding which occurred over the past weekend. I am pleased that everyone came together and worked to help county residents, especially... Read more »

Truth in Budgeting? Not With This Budget

From the Office of Tony Peraica, Cook County Commissioner… Earlier today, the County Board considered the newly proposed budget for the county health bureau. Unfortunately, in terms of promoting transparency and truth in budgeting and taxation, the health bureau budget falls short. You can read my statement on the budget here.
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Peraica Statement on County Sales Tax Decrease Going into Effect

From the office of Cook County Commissioner Tony Peraica… CHICAGO, IL — Cook County Commissioner Tony Peraica (R-16) issued the following statement regarding the .5 percent reduction in the Cook County sales tax, which goes into effect today: “This is an important step forward for Cook County taxpayers, who are struggling to make ends meet... Read more »

Commish Tony Peraica: Three Positive Things to Come

Cook County Commissioner Tony Peraica has “three positive things” that County government will be bringing us over the next few months..

Stroger Serves Up a Tasty Double-Dip Doles Out County Job to Crony State Representative

From Cook County Commissioner Tony Peraica… The Cook County Board failed to override Todd Stroger’s veto of the board’s hiring freeze. So it appears Todd is going to continue to thumb his nose at the taxpayers by hiring cronies for sweetheart, taxpayer-funded county jobs. The latest is Todd’s friend, State Rep. Art Turner. You see,... Read more »
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Commissioner Tony Peraica: Time to Make Reform a Reality

From the Office of Cook County Commissioner Tony Peraica… Thank you to UIC Law Professor Dick Simpson, who highlights our recent reform proposals in a new commentary piece in Chicago Journal. Professor Simpson writes: In May, Cook County Commissioner Tony Peraica introduced a series of amendments to help curb unethical and corrupt practices. The amendments... Read more »