COVID-19, Local, Science

President Preckwinkle Pushes for Aggressive Action to Combat Potential Economic Downturn, Millions in Lost Revenue

Toni Preckwinkle masked at a recent press conference.

Chicago, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Facing the specter of an economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle urges swift federal action to assist state and local governments who will be facing potentially extensive coronavirus-related losses of revenue in the coming months.

Preckwinkle supports a plan introduced by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer that would allocate federal funding for state and local governments to help mitigate lost revenues due to the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.

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