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Public hearing set for proposed sales-tax increase

Sales tax image by Joe Friedrichs
Sales tax image by Joe Friedrichs

There will be a public hearing to discuss a proposed sales-tax increase in Cook County. The hearing will be at the Cook County Courthouse on Monday, August 15 at 6 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Room. A video broadcast of the public hearing will be live streamed and recorded. These can be watched either on the county’s website or on

WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs reports on the proposed tax increase and the public hearing Monday night.