Spring Lake Forest Preserve, Cook County. (Patty Wetli / WTTW News)

How much is nature worth? The Forest Preserve District of Cook County is about to find out. The district’s board of commissioners has thrown its support behind a proposal for a ballot referendum that would put a property tax increase for the preserves directly in the hands of voters.

(WTTW News)

Chicago’s northernmost neighborhood has reported 5,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases. The pandemic and rising case counts have heightened food insecurity across Chicago, and Rogers Park has been anything but immune. 

Larry Suffredin

“As a member of the County Board, I have been a strong independent advocate for the residents of Cook County,” says Larry Suffredin. Learn more about this candidate.

Larry Suffredin

“I have conducted over 150 community meetings to help thousands of home owners appeal and get reductions on real estate property tax assessments,” writes Larry Suffredin. Learn more about this candidate.