I was surprised by Mayor Emanuel’s announcement this morning that he has decided not to seek re-election. I want to thank him for leading our city for the past eight years and also for his service to the nation –his time in Congress and as Chief of... Read more
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Supported by Compliance Administrator, seek end to federal oversight stemming from 1972 and 1994 Consent Decrees and Supplemental Relief OrderCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today that the County and Shakman Plaintiffs have... Read more
Today, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle delivered a speech to the City Club of Chicago, affirming her values as a leader and the role Cook County government plays to improve the lives of residents.SPEECH EXCERPTS:-“Cook County has passed... Read more
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... Read more
I am saddened to learn of the death today of Commissioner Robert Steele.Robert’s life was marked by his long career in public service for the residents of Chicago and Cook County. He took office as Cook County Commissioner of the 2nd District in... Read more