Cook County Board of Commissioners President Toni Preckwinkle and City of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced the creation of Skills for Chicagoland’s Future (SCF)—a public-private partnership uniting Chicago and Cook County government, bus
Open Data and Transparency
The second in a series of 3 articles on how Cook County Government is embracing the idea of innovative leadership to provide fiscally responsible, improved government services.
Cook County has eliminated charges for its Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data, making it free and more accessible to the public.
During the past several weeks we have been working on making incremental improvements to the user experience of the data portal.
On May 14th we added new salary data to the Cook County Open Data Portal containing annual salary information as of May 12, 2014.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced the launch of Connect to Cook, a robust web-based GIS application aimed at encouraging economic development within Cook County.
Many private companies tout the service level they provide their customers— from product quality assurance to customer response time. You utilize government services every day. How do you know how well your government is performing?
Lobbyists reported contacting Cook County officials less in 2013, yet the number of lobbyists and their compensation was higher than any year since online filing began, according to reports submitted to Clerk David Orr’s Lobbyist Online website.
Settlement with Chicago on years of tickets called ‘long overdue’