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
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The Trump administration’s proposed budget confirms our worst fears. It goes well beyond the traditional budgets we have seen from conservative presidents; it is a mean-spirited, harmful fiscal plan that would impose lasting harm upon those who are... Read more
Cook County Commissioners today approved an agreement championed by President Toni Preckwinkle that will create a pilot program to provide paid internships in high-growth industries and a career pathway for young adults. The agreement creates a... Read more
Legislation to ease and expand the expungement of juvenile arrest records was announced today by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, state Rep. Elaine Nekritz, D-Northbrook, and state Sen. Michael Hastings, D-Orland Hills.The Youth... Read more
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s office today published the County’s first-ever digital annual report, Cook County at a Glance 2016. The interactive e-report highlights the year’s projects and achievements and can be... Read more