2014 News Archive
The intersection of Central Avenue and Southwest Highway in Oak Lawn has been returned to full use as improvements underwritten by Cook County largely wrapped up this week.
Preckwinkle Thanks Outgoing Public Defender Abishi Cunningham for his Years of Service
Four Cook County Transportation and Highway Department (CCDoTH) facilities will be largely heated through a solar power project financed through a grant accepted by the County’s Board of Commissioners today.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Calls for Restoring Judicial Discretion and Ending the Illinois Law Automatically Transferring Young People from Juvenile to Adult Court
Friday’s event marks the beginning of Cook County’s participation in the White House-led “My Brother’s Keeper” Initiative to address opportunity gaps for young men of color
`12/10/2014`Import Author`I was saddened to hear this morning of the passing of Judy Baar Topinka. Judy was truly one of a kind. I admired her feisty, outspoken nature and her passion for good government.
How to keep your dog and cat safe in cold, snow and during the holidays
Ambitious second term agenda includes robust economic development efforts
and continued reform of the county’s criminal justice and public health systems
Cook County, Illinois Files Fair Housing Act Lawsuit Against Wells Fargo & Co. for Predatory and Discriminatory Mortgage Lending & Foreclosure Practices
Cook County Minority Communities Devastated by Foreclosures
Effort is praised by faith and community leaders from the Reclaim Campaign
Governor-elect Bruce Rauner and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle held a positive and productive meeting today to discuss issues of mutual concern facing Cook County.
Statement from Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on President Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration
I commend President Obama for recognizing the importance of immigration reform on millions of lives and using his executive authority to begin moving forward on this issue.
Preckwinkle Introduces Major Economic Development Initiatives to the Cook County Board of Commissioners
Four clusters of communities in Southern Cook County to be designated as “Illinois Enterprise Zones”
First BUILT in Cook loan approved for the Cullerton Avenue Industrial Area in the Village of Franklin Park
Settlement with Chicago on years of tickets called ‘long overdue’
I commend the Board of Commissioners for approving the 2015 Cook County budget today.
From an old piano to a pair of meat slicers, Cook County is pursuing new ways to generate revenue by selling obsolete and occasionally odd property via an online auction site.
Cook County Announces November Chicago, Suburban Locations for Long Range Transportation Plan Kiosks
Kiosks used to generate and record public feedback for development Cook County’s Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) are in new locations for the month of November.
Groundbreaking Event on the Renovation of the Jane R. Perlman and Victor Walchirk Apartments in Evanston, Illinois
199-unit project is the first to be renovated by the Housing Authority of Cook County under the federal Rental Assistance Demonstration program.
Preckwinkle announces the launch of Connect to Cook – An Interactive Web-Based Economic Development Tool
“I want to congratulate Kurt Summers on his appointment as Treasurer for the City of Chicago. I witnessed firsthand Kurt’s commitment to service, drive and work ethic when he served as the head of my transition team and then as my Chief of Staff…
JPMorgan Chase pledges $500,000 to launch the initiative. Metro Chicago Exports is an unprecedented regional collaboration to capture export opportunities.
One of the world’s largest diesel manufacturers will set up its North American headquarters in Rolling Meadows, IL