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Updated 2/18–Maria Saldaña to lead new county Bureau of Economic Development

By at February 16, 2011 | 5:01 pm | 1 Comments

Updated 2/18–Maria Saldaña to lead new county Bureau of Economic Development

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has selected Maria Saldaña as the Director of the county’s new Bureau of Economic Development. Preckwinkle said the county can and should to more when it comes to job creation, workforce development and retaining and attracting businesses. “Previously, the county’s economic development functions were spread more...

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Cook County President Addresses Chicagoland Chamber Board of Directors

By at February 8, 2011 | 10:45 am | 0 Comment

Cook County President Addresses Chicagoland Chamber Board of Directors

From the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce--New Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle addressed the members of the Chamber Board of Directors at the Board meeting held on Thursday, January 27th. President Preckwinkle highlighted some of the challenges she and her staff have faced during the first fifty days of her presidency. She acknowledged that many of the more...

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President Preckwinkle, Sheriff Dart discuss 2011 county budgets on WTTW-11′s “Chicago Tonight”

By at February 8, 2011 | 9:10 am | 0 Comment

President Preckwinkle, Sheriff Dart discuss 2011 county budgets on WTTW-11′s “Chicago Tonight”

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart discuss their budgets, budget cuts, consolidation and how to overcome a $487 million deficit. Click here to go to the WTTW-11 more...

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Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County families celebrate Chinese New Year

By at February 6, 2011 | 8:08 am | 0 Comment

Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County families celebrate Chinese New Year

From ABC-7 News Chicago--Chicago is celebrating the Year of the Rabbit. The Chinese Mutual Aid Association hosted a Chinese New Year celebration at Truman College. In addition to the traditional lion dance, there were activities for kids. Sen. Dick Durbin, Attorney General Lisa Madigan, Comptroller Judy Barr Topinka and Cook County Board President Toni more...

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2011 Cook County Budget Address

By at February 1, 2011 | 3:17 pm | 4 Comments

2011 Cook County Budget Address

Delivered by Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Board President, February 1, 2011 Thank you very much. I would like to say a special word of thanks to all the County-wide elected officials who came together, starting back in November, to begin the challenge of filling a $487 million deficit and preparing a balanced budget. Thank you to the members of my administration, more...

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Cook County Board President outlines budget plan for 2011

By at February 1, 2011 | 10:21 am | 0 Comment

Cook County Board President outlines budget plan for 2011

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is committed to transparency and accountability in every aspect of County government. This Web page provides you with the information you need to learn more about President Preckwinkle’s 2011 Executive Budget Recommendation and the budget process. RELATED LINKS: Click here to find the entire 2011 Budget more...

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President Toni Preckwinkle Unveils FY 2011 Forest Preserve Budget Recommendation

By at January 27, 2011 | 3:27 pm | 1 Comments

President Toni Preckwinkle Unveils FY 2011 Forest Preserve Budget Recommendation

Today, Cook County Forest Preserve District Board President Toni Preckwinkle unveiled her FY 2011 Executive Budget Recommendation for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County.  The balanced budget holds the line on property taxes for the third straight year in a row. Click here to view or download the 2011 Forest Preserve of Cook County Executive Budget more...

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Make Cook County More Efficient

By at January 21, 2011 | 11:22 pm | 1 Comments

Make Cook County More Efficient

In these difficult economic times, innovative thinking is more important than ever. Cook County government is facing significant challenges. Cook County must address a 21% budget gap for the remaining three quarters of FY2011. Fresh thinking is needed to help solve this budget crisis and put Cook County on a sustainable path. County Board President Toni Preckwinkle more...

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Preckwinkle introduces new performance based management and budgeting initiative

By at January 20, 2011 | 4:47 pm | 0 Comment

Preckwinkle introduces new performance based management and budgeting initiative

Originally published January 19, 2011--Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Wednesday announced a new initiative to address major components of her administration’s vision for Cook County government. The new performance based management and budgeting ordinance, which was introduced today by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, aims to add transparency, more...

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Cook County Board President introduces new efficiency and transparency initiatives

By at January 20, 2011 | 4:45 pm | 0 Comment

Cook County Board President introduces new efficiency and transparency initiatives

Originally published January 10, 2011--Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle took new steps today to increase transparency and accountability in her Administration, introducing the Make Cook County More Efficient program and an online public event calendar. To help address both the short and long-term fiscal challenges, the county is turning to its greatest more...

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