Link.. Preckwinkle shoots back!
Dart office contacted Sneed (Sun-times) using anonymous sources to level blame at Preckwinkle for the budget proposed layoffs. Source says Preckwinkle is furious.
Sun-times Editorial Board blames Preckwinkle for layoffs without even mentioning Sheriff Dart's reckless top heavy budget.
Link to Dart's Budget..
Sheriff Tom Dart threatens 925 layoffs after misappropriating millions..
Sun-Times Editorial Board..
If hundreds are thrown out of work, the blame is on Preckwinkle
It is unconscionable that Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has threatened layoffs in 925 positions this summer if a judge does not allow a tax on sweet beverages to take effect by August. The tax was unpopular with the public and its legality is untested. It is not, as of yet, a reliable source of revenue, and it is unfair to tie the job security of hundreds of employees to its success. They deserve better.
The monthly dividend check to Tom Dart is in the mail. Sources says there is more relatives than just Mark Brown of times reporters on Dart's payroll..
In the interest of full disclosure, my wife recently took a job with Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart in a policy role. But I plan to keep writing about county government when appropriate. Mark Brown.. Sun-times.http://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/if-hundreds-are-thrown-out-of-work-the-blame-is-on-preckwinkle/
Before they were famous. Queen Toni and TV Tommy..