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(Chicago Tribune) — State legislators should repeal a new law requiring Cook County senior citizens to prove each year that they are eligible for a special property tax break, commissioners said Wednesday.

The Cook County Board unanimously passed a resolution urging the General Assembly to reverse that requirement, joining Mayor Richard Daley and the City Council, which approved a similar measure last week. All expressed concern about more than 150,000 senior-led households that get breaks ranging from $157 to $823. The tax break currently rolls over from year to year but now will have to be renewed annually.

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