Work aligns with Cook County’s ambitious sustainability plan on reducing carbon emissionsConstruction is under way for $44.2 million in Cook County building improvements under guaranteed energy savings agreements awarded in June 2015. These... Read more
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I applaud the executive actions to address gun violence that President Obama has announced. The President is bravely using his executive powers to help keep guns out of the wrong hands through background checks, requiring licensing of all gun... Read more
Two-year strategy will strengthen county-wide response to food insecurity with focus on health, children and access to fresh produce Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and the Greater Chicago Food Depository today announced the creation... Read more
New report highlights sustainability achievements in 2015Cook County is doing its part to help stem climate change.The county is exceeding its target for reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from its buildings, the County’s 2015 Sustainability Report... Read more
A recent Illinois Supreme Court decision will allow Cook County to collect about $3 million in unpaid taxes, as well as generate another $1 million in tax revenue annually from Midwest Gaming, owner and operator of Rivers Casino in Des Plaines.... Read more