“This is about the most vulnerable people in Cook County, and the numbers are getting worse,” Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas said. “Something is seriously wrong. People need an extra four months to pay.” [Alex Nitkin/The Daily Line]

Cook County property owners would get an extra four months to pay delinquent taxes before their land is put up for sale under a state bill championed by county Treasurer Maria Pappas.

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