Berrios, Kaegi Clash Over Tax System During Melrose Park Forum

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios, right, and his challenger, Fritz Kaegi. | VFP (Berrios photo: Chicago Tonight/WTTW) 

One day before a hearing officer’s recommendation shook up the Democratic Primary race for Cook County Assessor, three candidates for the office met face-to-face in Melrose Park on Feb. 3 for a candidates’ forum sponsored by the Proviso Township Democratic Organization.

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Cook County’s Property Tax System Burdens the Poor, Blesses the Rich, Shows Tribune Report

A three-part Chicago Tribune investigation reveals gaping inequities in Cook County’s property tax system.  Thursday, June 8, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews A comprehensive three-part investigative report by the Chicago Tribune’s Jason Grotto lays bare not only Cook County’s deeply unfair system of taxing property, but also what appears to have been deep negligence and/or blithe neglect on the part of Cook … Continue reading Cook County’s Property Tax System Burdens the Poor, Blesses the Rich, Shows Tribune Report

Press Release: Senator Harmon To Host Property Tax Seminar Tomorrow, Tuesday May 6th (FYI: Cook County Appeal Deadline is May 14th)

Monday, May 5, 2014  May 5, 2014 Dear Friends,   Tomorrow evening, Tuesday, May 6, the Oak Park Township Assessor, Ali El Saffar, and I are sponsoring a property tax workshop for area property owners. The workshop is to help homeowners better understand their property tax bills, learn the implications of recent tax assessments and explain the tax appeal process for filing appeals with the Cook County … Continue reading Press Release: Senator Harmon To Host Property Tax Seminar Tomorrow, Tuesday May 6th (FYI: Cook County Appeal Deadline is May 14th)