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Green Halo Neatly Tracks Recycling of Demolition Debris

By at March 28, 2013 | 12:48 pm | 0 Comment

Green Halo Neatly Tracks Recycling of Demolition Debris

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today that an online software system called Green Halo has helped contractors recycle thousands of tons of construction debris and stay in compliance with the County’s new Demolition Debris Diversion ordinance. The ecofriendly ordinance requires contractors in suburban and unincorporated Cook County to recycle 70 more...

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Statement from President Preckwinkle on Marriage Equality at the State and Federal Levels

By at March 27, 2013 | 12:40 pm | 0 Comment

Statement from President Preckwinkle on Marriage Equality at the State and Federal Levels

"As the U.S. Supreme Court enters its second day of hearing landmark court cases on marriage equality, we should be mindful of the fight that continues here in Illinois.  I hope the momentum building throughout the country will carry over to the Illinois House of Representatives where Senate Bill 10 awaits a vote. This is a watershed moment for Illinois. For too long, more...

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President Preckwinkle announces Comcast’s Internet Essentials Program Connects Nearly 16,000 Low-Income Cook County Families to the Internet

By at March 21, 2013 | 10:20 am | 2 Comments

President Preckwinkle announces Comcast’s Internet Essentials Program Connects Nearly 16,000 Low-Income Cook County Families to the Internet

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Comcast today announced that nearly 16,000 Cook County families have joined Comcast’s Internet Essentials program, more than any county in the nation.  Designed to help close the digital divide, the Internet Essentials program provides Internet service at home to eligible families for around $10 a month, the ability to more...

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County Doubles Funding to Make Intersection Safer

By at March 14, 2013 | 10:54 pm | 1 Comments

County Doubles Funding to Make Intersection Safer

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced the County has doubled its funding to make an Oak Lawn intersection safer for motorists and children crossing from nearby schools.  The County will pick up the entire $1.6 million in construction costs to widen Central Avenue at Southwest Highway and add left turn lanes at the intersection. A previous more...

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President Preckwinkle delivers Why Counties Matter message to Capitol Hill

By at March 7, 2013 | 4:32 pm | 0 Comment

President Preckwinkle delivers Why Counties Matter message to Capitol Hill

  Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle delivered a strong Why Counties Matter message to Capitol Hill during the National Association of Counties’ (NACo) 2013 Legislative Conference, March 2-6, in Washington, D.C. With talk of fiscal cliffs and sequestration cuts dominating the headlines, more than 1,500 county officials from across the country more...

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Medical Examiner’s Office Launches Expanded Website

By at March 7, 2013 | 10:11 am | 0 Comment

Medical Examiner’s Office Launches Expanded Website

On Wednesday, March 6, 2013, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced that the Medical Examiner’s Office has launched an improved and expanded website that will include a link to unidentified remains aimed at helping family members find a missing loved one. The website also explains how to obtain records and reports from the ME’s office, provides more...

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Statement from President Preckwinkle on the Passing of Dawn Clark Netsch

By at March 5, 2013 | 4:27 pm | 0 Comment

Statement from President Preckwinkle on the Passing of Dawn Clark Netsch

“Dawn Clark Netsch is without a doubt one of the most important women in Illinois political history. Her fighting spirit and unending pursuit for equality among the disenfranchised will remain a guiding principal for all who follow in her footsteps.  Whether she was fighting for public education funding in Illinois; advocating that gay and lesbian couples be granted 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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Toni Preckwinkle’s Testimony on Illinois’ Proposed Conceal Carry Law

By at February 22, 2013 | 9:53 pm | 3 Comments

Toni Preckwinkle’s Testimony on Illinois’ Proposed Conceal Carry Law

My name is Toni Preckwinkle.  I am President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners.  Chairman Nekritz, Vice-Chairman Williams and Minority Spokesman Reboletti — I appreciate the opportunity to testify before your committee this morning. I was a school teacher on the south side of Chicago and a Board Member of the Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence.  I more...

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Statement from Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Marriage Equality Legislation

By at February 14, 2013 | 3:31 pm | 1 Comments

Statement from Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Marriage Equality Legislation

“I applaud the members of the Illinois Senate for taking the first step towards marriage equality in our state. Gay and lesbian couples deserve full recognition of their relationships.  Couples who are in loving, committed relationships should be able to marry and be treated equally in the eye of the law. I congratulate Senator Heather Steans for her tireless more...

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