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Wells Fargo: Cook County blocking try to compute how much 'discriminatory' foreclosures cost county courts

By Jonathan Bilyk | Feb 12, 2019

Ten months after a Chicago federal judge allowed Cook County to continue with a small portion of its foreclosure discrimination lawsuit against Wells Fargo, the lender has accused the county of blocking its ability to mount its defense by attempting to stop it from interviewing officials in the Cook County court system.

New Cook County assessor promises more efficient, less contentious office

By John Sammon | Dec 27, 2018

Cook County taxpayers should expect a less troubled and more efficient Cook County Assessor's office, a spokesman for newly elected Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi promised.

Cook County OKs 8 tax inventive deals for Chicago, DesPlaines, Elk Grove, Lyons, Wheeling, other suburbs

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 26, 2018

Cook County has awarded eight businesses tax incentives equal to half off their property taxes for the next 12 years, in an effort, a county spokesman said, to either keep businesses and jobs in the county or revitalize vacant sites, add new jobs and return them to the tax rolls.

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