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As mail-in votes are counted, Tammy Wendt surges to apparent victory over Dan Patlak in election upset

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As mail-in votes are counted, Tammy Wendt surges to apparent victory over Dan Patlak in election upset

As mail-in votes are counted, Tammy Wendt surges to apparent victory over Dan Patlak in election upset As mail-in ballots continue to be counted, the Cook County contest for Board of Review inn the First District race between Dan Patlak & Tammy Wendt flipped with Wendt now soundly leading by 3,695 votes. Patlak was declared…

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Orland Park experiences worst COVID-19 infection spike in 8 months

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Orland Park experiences worst COVID-19 infection spike in 8 months

Orland Park experiences worst COVID-19 infection spike in 8 months As Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau fiddles, Orland Park burns as Coronavirus infections experienced its largest ever increase during the past 28 days, of 696 new cases, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. Pekau has resisted issuing a mandate requiring all residents to…

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Pappas study shows Cook County Property taxes doubled in past two decades

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Pappas study shows Cook County Property taxes doubled in past two decades

Pappas study shows Cook County Property taxes doubled in past two decades Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas discusses how property taxes have doubled over the past 20 years in Cook County with the largest increases in Suburban Chicagoland, increasing more than 116 percent during the past two decades. Pappas discusses the study her office completed…

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Nothing Fair about the so-called “Fair Tax”

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Nothing Fair about the so-called “Fair Tax”

Nothing Fair about the so-called “Fair Tax” When you have to label something as “Fair,” it usually means that it is lacking that quality. There is nothing “fair” about the Fair Tax. Have you ever known government to end a “temporary” tax, or return tax money that has been collected for special time-length projects like…

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8,500 Cook County homeowners are owed automatic refund for tax overpayments

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8,500 Cook County homeowners are owed automatic refund for tax overpayments

8,500 Cook County homeowners are owed automatic refund for tax overpayments Pappas: Are you one of the 8,500 homeowners getting an automatic refund? Find out at CookCountyTreasurer.com More than 8,500 homeowners who overpaid their First Installment taxes are set to receive $12.8 million in refunds without filing an application, Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas said…

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Pekau’s fake concern for Orland Park taxpayers

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Pekau’s fake concern for Orland Park taxpayers

Opinion: Pekau’s fake concern for Orland Park taxpayers Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau says he wants to help the taxpayers but his record in office has put more burdens on taxpayers contradicting his concerns and exposing them as purely politically motivated to boost his re-election chances in the Spring By Ray Hanania Last week, Orland…

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