One of the greatest environmental advocates in American history, Aldo Leopold, once wrote, “We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us.
Budget and Financial
Yesterday, Governor Pat Quinn announced that he will convene a panel tasked with addressing the well-documented pension problems currently facing the State of Illinois and governments at all levels.
Cook County Board President today presented her Executive Recommendation for the 2012 Budget to the Cook County Board of Commissioners outlining a budget proposal which reduces the budget by nearly 4%, makes long-term investments to address the st
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle was joined by Dr.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today the launch of several County-wide, strategic reform initiatives in an effort to continue to transform County government and tackle the structural deficit in the years to come.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today released the one-year report marking her first year in office.
After meeting with County Commissioners, municipal leaders, township officials, and hearing from constituents throughout Cook County, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced the formation of a 13-member taskforce tasked with e
In a broad show of support heading into the vote on the 2012 budget today Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Public Defender A.C.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today met with the member of the City-County Collaboration committee, to receive a report about the advancements that the collaboration has made.
Toni has taken responsibility for giving County government a new direction. She said it would not be easy. The County faces daunting challenges. The County is taking some big steps in the right direction.