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President Preckwinkle Announces 2013 No Cash Bid Program Results

By at April 15, 2014 | 12:16 pm | 0 Comment

President Preckwinkle Announces 2013 No Cash Bid Program Results

Thirty-eight taxing districts across Cook County were approved for 420 No Cash Bid purchases as part of the county’s No Cash Bid Program, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today. Many of those taxing districts began collecting their Certificates of Purchase last week. This marks a 78% increase in the number of approvals over 2011 (the last program more...

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Ending the Exploitation Public Hearing

By at September 6, 2013 | 2:38 pm | 0 Comment

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Second Annual Forest Preserve of Cook County Nature Photo Contest

By at August 29, 2013 | 1:57 pm | 1 Comments

Second Annual Forest Preserve of Cook County Nature Photo Contest

The Forest Preserves of Cook County is hosting its second annual photo contest. More than 350 photos were submitted in last year’s inaugural contest, with more than 1500 votes cast on the winners. The winning photographs will be featured in the Preserves’ 2014 wall calendar, and in an exhibition in the Cook County building in downtown Chicago and Cook County’s more...

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March is National Nutrition Month

By at March 13, 2013 | 5:37 pm | 0 Comment

Obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the United States, contributing to the increasing prevalence and costs of heart disease, diabetes, and stroke felt in communities all across the nation. The Food and Drug Administration recently revamped its food guidelines, focusing on what a well balanced plate of food should look like, honing in on portion size. This more...

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Trauma & Burn Symposium: June 15-16, 2013

By at March 13, 2013 | 5:37 pm | 0 Comment

The 2nd Annual Cook County Trauma Symposium was conceived as a learning & teaching crucible for physicians and other health-care professionals interested in injury. The Trauma and Burn surgeons at Cook County Hospital firmly believe in an egalitarian model of learning.  Evidence-based, cutting edge concepts taught by specialists in an interactive environment should more...

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March is National Social Work Month

By at March 13, 2013 | 5:35 pm | 0 Comment

March is National Social Work Month and the 2013 theme is: “Weaving Threads of Resilience and Advocacy: The Power of Social Work.” Our health system social workers are often ‘behind the scenes’, working diligently to strengthen the social and medical safety nets for many of our patients. We salute their more...

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President Preckwinkle Highlights Public Health Benefits Of Cigarette Tax

By at February 28, 2013 | 11:30 am | 1 Comments

President Preckwinkle Highlights Public Health Benefits Of Cigarette Tax

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle was joined today by health professionals and anti-smoking advocates to highlight the public health benefits of the $1-a-pack cigarette tax increase set to take effect tomorrow, March 1. “By making cigarettes more expensive in Cook County, we are representing the societal cost of smoking,” President Preckwinkle said. more...

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Chief Judge Evans Announces Women’s History Month Courthouse Tour Set for March 22nd

By at February 28, 2013 | 5:53 am | 0 Comment

Chief Judge Evans Announces Women’s History Month Courthouse Tour Set for March 22nd

Circuit Court of Cook County Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans announced the court will observe Women’s History Month on Friday, March 22, 2013, with tours of the Richard J. Daley Center courthouse, 50 West Washington Street, Chicago. The Women’s History Month Courthouse Tours will offer the public a sense of day-to-day operations in the Daley Center, which is the main more...

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Clerk Brown remembers Chief Justice Mary Ann McMorrow

By at February 28, 2013 | 5:49 am | 0 Comment

Clerk Brown remembers Chief Justice Mary Ann McMorrow

"I am deeply saddened by the loss of Chief Justice Mary Ann McMorrow. She was an extraordinary person of great strength, courage and a friend to us all in the legal profession. Her courage allowed her to pave the way for all women in the legal profession, by becoming the  first female Chief Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court. We thank her for her wisdom and for more...

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Reassessment Notices Mailed to Evanston Township Taxpayers

By at February 28, 2013 | 5:45 am | 0 Comment

Reassessment Notices Mailed to Evanston Township Taxpayers

Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios announced that reassessment notices were mailed today to close to 22,000 residential property owners in Evanston Township. “Our goal at the Assessor’s Office is to ensure that all property owners are equitably assessed,” Assessor Berrios said. “I encourage all homeowners to review their reassessment notices carefully to be more...

Elected Officials , Property and Taxes

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