The passage of a law to ease and expand the expungement of juvenile arrest records was celebrated today as a major step toward a more equitable criminal justice system by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and the chief legislative spon
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle recognized hundreds of Vietnam War-era veterans for their sacrifice and service to nation as part of the national Vietnam War Commemoration program.
What we have seen on display in Charlottesville is the kind of raw hatred, racism and xenophobia that has no business in our nation. Denunciation of this behavior cannot be strong enough and cannot be ambivalent.
The Archdiocese of Chicago and Cook County officials today unveiled a black granite monument that will mark the gravesites of the indigent, unidentified and unborn during a committal service at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, 2755 W 111th St.
I was surprised to learn today of County Clerk David Orr’s decision to not seek re-election. David has been a dedicated public servant for decades, both in the Chicago City Council and for the residents of Cook County.
I am saddened to learn of the death today of Commissioner Robert Steele.
I am grateful for the bipartisan support given to our major legislative initiative this spring, reform of the process for expunging juvenile arrest records. I want to particularly thank Rep. Elaine Nekritz and Sen.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle unveiled the list of the County’s 2017 road construction projects, offering motorists a roadmap for the upcoming season.
The impact of today’s vote by the U.S. House will be devastating.