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President Preckwinkle Introduces 2014 Executive Budget Recommendation

By at October 10, 2013 | 12:29 pm | 1 Comments

President Preckwinkle Introduces 2014 Executive Budget Recommendation

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today introduced her FY 2014 Executive budget recommendation.  The proposed $3.2 billion operating budget includes no new taxes, fines, or fees and makes critical investments in the County’s public health and safety systems while reducing unnecessary costs. “This budget reflects my administration’s work over the more...

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President Preckwinkle and Mayor Emanuel Announce $70.9 Million In Savings and Revenue During Second Year of Collaboration

By at October 8, 2013 | 10:49 am | 2 Comments

President Preckwinkle and Mayor Emanuel Announce $70.9 Million In Savings and Revenue During Second Year of Collaboration

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced that the City and County have identified more than $70 million in savings and revenue, as part of its City-County Collaboration. The City and County implemented 60 initiatives to eliminate duplicative services, coordinate enforcement and service delivery, and pursue joint contracts and more...

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President Preckwinkle Moves to Reform County Health Benefits

By at October 7, 2013 | 11:20 am | 0 Comment

President Preckwinkle Moves to Reform County Health Benefits

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced a proposal to reform the County’s health benefits, a move that is expected to save more than $2.2 million in next year’s budget and roughly $4 million annually. The proposal would require employees and officials who receive less than full-time County pay to pick up the full share of their health benefits. more...

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President Toni Preckwinkle Meets with Suburban Police Chiefs

By at October 3, 2013 | 10:14 am | 0 Comment

President Toni Preckwinkle Meets with Suburban Police Chiefs

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle met with representatives from the North, South, and West Suburban Police Chief associations Tuesday in a continued effort to solve the overcrowding problems in Cook County jail and to discuss the impact of city violence on suburban municipalities. Attendees included Chief James Keegan from Streamwood, Chief Michael Deegan more...

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Preckwinkle Marks 50 Years of Cook County Law Library, Providing Equal Access to Legal Resources

By at September 26, 2013 | 1:21 pm | 0 Comment

Preckwinkle Marks 50 Years of Cook County Law Library, Providing Equal Access to Legal Resources

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today marked the 50th anniversary and rededication of the Cook County Law Library (CCLL), pointing out that equal access to legal resources is critical to a properly functioning system of justice. The Law Library’s main branch, located in the Richard J. Daley Center in downtown Chicago, is open to judges, lawyers, more...

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CCHHS Announces Improvements at Oak Forest Health Center

By at September 26, 2013 | 11:12 am | 1 Comments

CCHHS Announces Improvements at Oak Forest Health Center

The Cook County Health & Hospitals System today announced the opening of Oak Forest Health Center (OFHC), where new radiology and laboratory services will be offered. The nearly $6 million transformation will allow the county to provide CT scans, ultrasounds and mammogram screenings at the regional outpatient center. Officials also announced that the OFHC more...

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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s crack down on illegal cigarettes nets $1.8 million

By at September 12, 2013 | 10:54 am | 2 Comments

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s crack down on illegal cigarettes nets $1.8 million

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced the results of her administration’s crack down on illegal cigarette sales. Since taking office, the County has nearly tripled the number of inspections, going from roughly 3,000 to roughly 9,000.  These inspections have resulted in nearly twice as many confiscations, totaling more than 75,000 packs of more...

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Proposed Changes to Solid Waste and Recycling Ordinance Would Give County New Tools to Protect the Environment

By at September 12, 2013 | 9:32 am | 0 Comment

Proposed Changes to Solid Waste and Recycling Ordinance Would Give County New Tools to Protect the Environment

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today introduced an ordinance that would give Cook County significant new tools and information to increase recycling, prosecute fly-dumping and reduce thefts of metal and other valuable materials from public and private property. Overall, the proposed ordinance contains provisions designed to protect public health and more...

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Study: One Summer Chicago Plus Youth Employment Program Cuts Violent Crime Arrests in Half

By at August 9, 2013 | 10:10 am | 0 Comment

Study: One Summer Chicago Plus Youth Employment Program Cuts Violent Crime Arrests in Half

At-risk youth who participated in the 2012 One Summer Plus program experienced a 51 percent drop in arrests for violent crime, according to new study released from the University of Chicago Crime Lab. City officials are building upon that success by studying the impact of One Summer Plus on participants in 2013 and establishing the model for future youth more...

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President Preckwinkle Attends Forum on Veterans Benefits

By at August 2, 2013 | 9:04 am | 0 Comment

President Preckwinkle Attends Forum on Veterans Benefits

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today kicked off a forum on benefits available to county employee veterans by emphasizing the commitment of her administration to helping vets navigate what can often be a confusing system of services available to them. The forum was the inaugural event in the outreach Cook County is making both to its employee veterans more...

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