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Preckwinkle announces relief package for county residents and businesses

In an effort to help businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced on Thursday an series of measures waiving various county fines, fees and deferring tax collections.

“With businesses facing so many challenges and difficulties created by the coronavirus, waiving these fines and fees is the right thing to do,” Preckwinkle said.  “It is our hope these measures provide a bit of much-needed relief. Waiving these fines and fees and deferring the county’s tax collection will assist our businesses in terms of cash flow to the tune of . . .

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