Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced the appointment of Brian Hamer as her new Chief of Staff effective March 23.Hamer brings to the County extensive public sector experience. Most recently, he served 12 years as Director of... Read more
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The untimely death of Henry English leaves a great void for those of us who believe in the pursuit of fairness and equity. Henry was a driving force in progressive causes and a constant presence in our communities for more than 40 years. As a young... Read more
I was saddened to hear of the death of Dr. Quentin Young. Dr. Young spent a lifetime devoted to progressive causes in the political, social and health arenas. A lifelong South Sider and former Chairman of Medicine at Cook County Hospital, he was an... Read more
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. Recipients of the Peggy A. Montes Unsung Heroine Award are chosen... Read more
Recognition Follows Operational Changes, Added Staffing and Technological UpgradesCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced the County Medical Examiner’s Office has been awarded full accreditation by the National Association... Read more