Preckwinkle Warns: Cut Cook County Budget — or I Will

January 19, 2011  |  

(Chicago Sun Times) — Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle issued a warning Tuesday to Sheriff Tom Dart and State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez — and anyone else balking at the looming budget cuts: help her swing the budget ax, or she’ll propose the cuts herself.  “We’re obliged to submit a balanced budget, we hope for their help and cooperation and we’ll submit a balanced budget whether or not we get their help and cooperation,” Preckwinkle said during a Tuesday morning news conference.

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