On November 30, 2017, Chief Judge Timothy Evans filed a Complaint seeking enforcement of a General Administrative Order against the County. The Complaint and Administrative Order demanded funding of approximately $41 million more than the... Read more
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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today released a preliminary Fiscal Year 2019 financial forecast with the lowest gap the administration has projected since she took office. The preliminary gap for the County’s FY19 budget is forecast at... Read more
Budget crafted through collaborative effort between President and Commissioners The Cook County Board of Commissioners today approved a balanced $5.2 billion FY18 budget through a package of amendments presented by Cook County Board President... Read more
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today presented a $5.36 billion Executive Budget Recommendation for Fiscal Year 2018 aimed at making the County healthier, safer and more efficient. The proposed budget avoids drastic cuts in critical... Read more
Today we regrettably laid off more than 300 employees as a result of the County’s budget crisis. The exact number continues to change as our Human Resources Department works on this issue with departments, bureaus and the offices of separately... Read more