The proposal that the Chief Judge appoint the Clerk of the Circuit Court was initiated by Commissioner Silvestri, and not by my office. I was not informed in advance of Commissioner Silvestri’s intention to introduce this resolution. I am... Read more
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Cook County will redesign and reconstruct the Rosemont Transit Center, a facility located on Cook County property and used primarily by Pace buses that also serves “kiss-and-ride” transit passengers, taxis, private shuttles and rideshare... Read more
County workers provide expertise and labor to repair, update two homes in Blue IslandNational Rebuilding Day brought dozens of Cook County employees who volunteered their time today to help repair two homes in south suburban Blue Island.It was the... Read more
The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office has seen an increase in deaths attributed to fentanyl and fentanyl analogues, which chemical derivatives of fentanyl.Fentanyl is an opiate that is up to 100 times more potent than morphine, which is the... Read more
I’ve been briefed on the task force’s findings and recommendations and I want to commend Lori Lightfoot and members of the task force on their work and their honesty in bringing long-needed official focus to these issues.This report serves as a... Read more