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
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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
How to keep your dog and cat safe in cold, snow and during the holidaysCold weather may have taken a while to arrive, but the calendar doesn’t lie. And pet owners should take special precautious as winter gets under way.Dr. Donna Alexander,... Read more