Out of your pocket and into their pocket again!

As the next Cook County Commissioner in the 14th District, Benton Howser vows to work to weed out the incessant lack of budget accountability in Cook County, and to ensure leadership is held accountable to constituents that they serve and represent. Here’s one of too many reasons why we need fresh, new leadership – listen […]

Tough on Crime

As the next Cook County Commissioner in the 14th District, I will support our law enforcement professionals and ensure Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx can no longer go easy on criminals….. Under the failed leadership of Commissioner Scott Britton and Kim Foxx, Cook County has been unable to address serious social issues – and the […]

Even Nurses Have Had Enough with Cook County Government-Have You?

Did you know 50% of the County’s budget is spent on the health system, but it’s understaffed by 25%? Cook County Commissioners, including the 14th district’s, are not doing their job to protect us from overtaxing or to provide adequate staffing for the biggest budget item! The result – nurses are quitting because they’re being […]

$5 Million Lost from “Tardiness”

Cook County suburbs are struggling to pay their bills due to property tax bills being delayed until the end of the year – AND – the County wants to loan money to taxing districts to help them….and charge them for it! Just another example of poor leadership from the Commissioners on down that isn’t putting […]