Preckwinkle wanted Rauner to do more to oppose GOP health plan


Preckwinkle wanted Rauner to do more to oppose GOP health plan

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and other elected Democratic officials on Monday slammed the health care bill passed last week by the GOP-controlled House of Representatives, warning that if it became law, Cook County Hospital would lose millions of federal dollars and medical treatment of the poor would be jeopardized.“What we saw last week from Republicans in the U.S. House was a shameless act of political cowardice that could have devastating, real-life consequences for real people,” Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said at a press conference at Stroger Hospital Monday morning. “In taking the first step …

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