2011 News Archive
Board of Review Commissioners Announce the Opening of Leyden, North Chicago, South Chicago, West Chicago, Thornton, and Wheeling Townships for Property Tax Assessment Appeal Filing
Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr., Commissioner Michael M.
Yesterday, Governor Pat Quinn announced that he will convene a panel tasked with addressing the well-documented pension problems currently facing the State of Illinois and governments at all levels.
Survey: Heterosexual couples obtain civil unions for "solidarity with gay community"; Needing benefits cited as second most common reason
Heterosexual couples who have obtained civil unions in Cook County cite fairness or solidarity with the gay community as the number one reason to choose a civil union over marriage, according to a new survey conducted by Clerk David Orr's office. Tw
Legislation promoted by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle will provide a window of relief to local homeowners delinquent on property taxes.
Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr. Holds Crucial Property Tax Appeal Forums with Lake and Hyde Park Township Elected Officials
Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr. of the Cook County Board of Review, along with Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr., Congressman Danny K. Davis, State Senator James T. Meeks, State Senator Mattie Hunter, State Senator Jacqueline Y.
he Cook County Department of Public Health is reminding residents to take precautions to avoid food poisoning this holiday cooking season. Basic steps to preventing most food poisonings: Wash your hands before you handle any food. Clean utensils, co
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and her team are leading by example this winter, kicking off a new Seasonal Flu Shot Campaign by receiving the preventative vaccination today at the Cook County Building’s health services facility. Joined
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today released the one-year report marking her first year in office.
One year ago today, I was sworn in as the 34th Cook County Board President.
Toni has taken responsibility for giving County government a new direction. She said it would not be easy. The County faces daunting challenges.
I want to thank Chairman John Daley and the Board of Commissioners for approving a comprehensive and forward thinking budget that incorporates key structural changes to County operations and makes significant investments in public health and public s
In a broad show of support heading into the vote on the 2012 budget today Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Public Defender A.C.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced two public health initiatives today targeting gaps in care for low-income individuals living in Cook County. A bi-partisan group of County Commissioners, Dr.
Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr. of the Cook County Board of Review, has launched an aggressive community outreach campaign in response to the property tax crisis that residents across many communities of Cook County have been facing.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today the launch of several County-wide, strategic reform initiatives in an effort to continue to transform County government and tackle the structural deficit in the years to come. On the heels
Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr. Holds Crucial Property Tax Appeal Forums with Fellow Esteemed Bremen Township Elected Officials
Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr. of the Cook County Board of Review, along with Bremen Township Supervisor Senator M. Maggie Crotty, Cook County Commissioner Deborah Sims, Bremen Township Assessor Grace Bardusk, Village of Robbins Mayor Irene H.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle was joined by Dr.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, together with Bank of America, teamed up today to highlight their ongoing collaboration providing unemployed and underemployed residents the tools they need to find work and develop critical new skills in
After meeting with County Commissioners, municipal leaders, township officials, and hearing from constituents throughout Cook County, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced the formation of a 13-member taskforce tasked with exam
Suburban Cook County will have 14 percent fewer precincts in 2012 - for an estimated $1 million savings - due to Clerk David Orr's continued effort to streamline elections. Orr's measure, approved unanimously Tuesday by the Cook County Board of Comm
Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr. Holds Crucial Property Tax Appeal Forums in Proviso, Rich, and Thornton Townships
Commissioner Larry Rogers, Jr. of the Cook County Board of Review, launched an aggressive community outreach campaign in response to the property tax crisis that residents across many communities of Cook County have been facing.
One of the greatest environmental advocates in American history, Aldo Leopold, once wrote, “We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us.
Cook County Board President today presented her Executive Recommendation for the 2012 Budget to the Cook County Board of Commissioners outlining a budget proposal which reduces the budget by nearly 4%, makes long-term investments to address the struc
On Saturday, October 22nd from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm the Cook County Department of Environmental Control and Village of Homewood is sponsoring a free Prescription Drug Take-back program.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle attended a ribbon cutting in Summit, Ill.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced a new collaboration between the City of Chicago and Cook County, in which the two governments will work together to merge, reform and revitalize workforce development
President Preckwinkle Speaks to the Cook County Urban Agricultural Network at 1st Annual Southland Harvest Festival
Joined by Mayor Peloquin of Blue Island who hosted the Harvest Festival, President Preckwinkle spoke to a large crowd assembled at the Tommie Brown Sports Association in Blue Island, to kick-off the creation of the Cook County Urban Agricultural Netw
The results of public voting will be announced at an A4MC Awards Ceremony on Monday October 17th at 3:00 pm at the Hyatt Innovation Center 71 S. Wacker (6th floor). Prizes will be given out to the top ten winning apps of A4MC’s Community Round.
The Department of Environmental Control helped IIT mark another milestone in the university’s efforts to reduce the amount of trash leaving campus with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new campus composter on Friday, September 30.