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Cook County officials hold line on property tax levy, approves Phoenix and Harvey road projects

The Cook County Board gave its approval Wednesday to a property tax levy for the upcoming year that they say remains at the same level it has been for years.

By a 15-0 vote, the board approved a levy asking for $727.79 million for the 2014 fiscal year. Of that total, $187.38 million would go toward the fund covering county health programs, including the Stroger Hospital in Chicago.

An additional $308.48 million would be for the corporate purposes fund, while $40.13 million would be for the county’s public safety fund…Please click here to read Gregory Tejeda’s story in the Times.

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