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Preckwinkle takes new steps to strengthen budget process, collaboration

By at February 23, 2012 | 12:33 pm | 0 Comment

Preckwinkle takes new steps to strengthen budget process, collaboration

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today the signing of an Executive Order that will strengthen the County’s Budget process and increase collaboration between the President’s office and other offices and departments throughout the County government. The Executive Order mandates the President’s office to issue a preliminary budget on June 30 of more...

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Preckwinkle takes steps to strengthen budget process, collaboration: Re-organization & Investment (ROI) Program to generate future savings

By at February 23, 2012 | 11:44 am | 0 Comment

Preckwinkle takes steps to strengthen budget process, collaboration: Re-organization & Investment (ROI) Program to generate future savings

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today the signing of an Executive Order that will strengthen the County’s Budget process and increase collaboration between the President’s office and other offices and departments throughout the County government.  The Executive Order mandates the President’s office to issue a preliminary budget on June 30 more...

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Ministers Offer President Preckwinkle Support and Solidarity

By at February 1, 2012 | 1:10 pm | 0 Comment

Ministers Offer President Preckwinkle Support and Solidarity

President Preckwinkle today met with ministers from across Cook County to address concerns regarding the medical examiner’s office and the proactive steps her office is taking to remediate problems.  More than sixteen ministers who are members of Interfaith Illinois and the Leaders Network attended the meeting, held early Wednesday morning. The president opened the more...

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President Preckwinkle Institutes Policy And Procedural Changes At The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office

By at January 26, 2012 | 12:56 pm | 10 Comments

President Preckwinkle Institutes Policy And Procedural Changes At The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office

President Preckwinkle today addressed staff and senior management at the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, announcing policy and procedural changes that will institute stricter controls, accountability and disciplinary measures throughout the department.  Today’s announcement marks the culmination of a months-long internal review of operations and hiring needs more...

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President Preckwinkle Announces Sweeping Bond Study

By at January 12, 2012 | 3:46 pm | 5 Comments

President Preckwinkle Announces Sweeping Bond Study

As part of her administration’s continued effort to promote effective government and enhance public safety, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is announcing an in-depth review of how bonds are set, in order to provide equitable access to justice for all county residents. To further this goal, the president has asked the Cook County Judicial Advisory Council more...

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Cook County in Step With Inspector General’s Report on Project Shield

By at January 9, 2012 | 10:04 am | 3 Comments

Cook County in Step With Inspector General’s Report on Project Shield

After a thorough review of the program known as Project Shield, the United States Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General, in its recently completed report, concurs with the findings of an internal audit conducted by the Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) last summer, and supports the direction in which more...

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Preckwinkle Supports Governor Quinn’s Panel to Address State Pensions

By at December 20, 2011 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment

Preckwinkle Supports Governor Quinn’s Panel to Address State Pensions

Yesterday, Governor Pat Quinn announced that he will convene a panel tasked with addressing the well-documented pension problems currently facing the State of Illinois and governments at all levels.  Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle issued the following statement. “I strongly support Governor Quinn’s decision to take this important step toward solving more...

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Reprieve For Homeowners Delinquent On Property Taxes

By at December 19, 2011 | 3:23 pm | 1 Comments

Reprieve For Homeowners Delinquent On Property Taxes

Legislation promoted by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle will provide a window of relief to local homeowners delinquent on property taxes.  Governor Pat Quinn signed Senate Bill 1335 into law late Friday evening, after the president urged his office to do so without delay. SB 1335 allows the Cook County Treasurer to delay the yearly tax sale for homeowners more...

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NewsViews: Toni Preckwinkle

By at December 8, 2011 | 9:52 am | 0 Comment

NewsViews: Toni Preckwinkle

An excerpt and video from an interview on ABC-7.com's "NewsViews": Toni Preckwinkle has been Cook County Board president for a year and has a number of achievements.  Perhaps the most important was overcoming a $315 million deficit to balance the county's budget, and persuading the board to overwhelmingly pass it 16-to-1 vote. Click here for the rest of the more...

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Preckwinkle Addresses New Dropout Study

By at December 8, 2011 | 9:40 am | 0 Comment

Preckwinkle Addresses New Dropout Study

An excerpt and video from NBC-5.com's "Ward Room": Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, a former teacher, likes to say that she's still an educator, but one with a temp job. Preckwinkle on Wednesday donned both caps when she commented on a new report on high school dropouts as part of a policy forum at The Union League Club of Chicago, at 65 West Jackson more...

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