Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and County Commissioners Richard Boykin and Jesus “Chuy” Garcia announced today that they will join forces to implement a pilot workforce development and jobs program for 16-24 year olds who are at risk
I am saddened to learn of the death today of Commissioner Joan Murphy. Joan’s long career in public service is one that even those of us who have spent years in government can admire.
Like all Americans, I was horrified to learn today about the assassination of five law enforcement officers in Dallas last night.
Abner Mikva was a man of high principle who dedicated his life to public service. Born to humble beginnings in an immigrant family, he never wavered in his commitment to progressive politics and social justice.
President Preckwinkle has been honored with American City and County Magazine’s 2012 Leader of the Year Award at the Annual Conference of the National Association of Counties (NACo), held July 13-17 in Pittsburgh, PA.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced sweeping changes to the Housing Authority of Cook County (HACC) by appointing four new board members, representing a majority on the seven-member board.
Once again, the Cook County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency and various other law enforcement agencies in the national Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced the Cook County Government Fellowship Program, a partnership with the Civic Consulting Alliance to provide summer internship opportunities for dedicated young people.
In honor of Women’s History Month, the Cook County Commission on Women’s Issues today honored 18 women for their professional achievements or contributions to their communities.