Today is Budget Day for the Cook County Board of Commissioners and Chicago City Council. Both bodies are scheduled to take a final vote on their respective spending plans for next fiscal year. Cook County had a rougher season, with a last minute $200 million hole due to the repeal of President Toni Preckwinkle’s sweetened beverage tax. Chicago City Council’s budget includes minimal tax and fine increases, but it lacks any major hikes unlike the past two spending plans. Subscribers can check out full budget coverage archives here.

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