Cook County Treasurer's Office - 11/18/2020
Property taxes in Cook County have increased 99 percent, while the cost of living went up by just 36 percent over the last 20 years, according to a report by Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas.
Pappas said she commissioned the report to address questions she gets on a daily basis.
"I've been the treasurer for 20 years so I am the individual that everybody comes to talk about their taxes, even though they know it's not me raising them," she said.
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