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Cook County Government, INXPO, Social Media Team Up for Big Data Week Success

By at May 10, 2013 | 2:16 pm | 0 Comment

Cook County Government, INXPO, Social Media Team Up for Big Data Week Success

An international digital marketing agency today rated Chicago the 5th most socially connected city during Big Data Week. Bloom Agency UK rated Cook County’s “CHGBigDataWeek” Twitter account the number one social media influencer of the event and “@ToniPreckwinkle” was rated number three in influence.  Click here to read the full report During the recent Big more...

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President Preckwinkle announces over $15 million in grants for municipalities and community service providers

By at June 14, 2011 | 3:43 pm | 0 Comment

President Preckwinkle announces over $15 million in grants for municipalities and community service providers

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle held a press conference to announce the allocation of over $15 million in grant funding for municipalities and community services providers throughout the County. “We are emerging from an economic depression like we haven’t seen since the 1930s. Yet, we have a real opportunity to strengthen Chicago and define Cook more...

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Blizzard gave Cadet class early jump start on careers

By at May 10, 2011 | 5:14 pm | 0 Comment

Blizzard gave Cadet class early jump start on careers

A February blizzard that locked down the Cook County Jail due to a manpower shortage and power outage also pushed 31 new cadets into correctional officer duties far earlier than any of them anticipated – providing a moment of distinction and pride for those cadets set to graduate today,Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced Tuesday. Sheriff Dart will preside over more...

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Everything a vendor needs to know about the Cook County ERP project

By at May 6, 2011 | 10:39 am | 0 Comment

Everything a vendor needs to know about the Cook County ERP project

Where can I access all the information to date about the Cook County ERP project? Click here to go to the Cook County ERP website   What is an Enterprise Resource Planning System, or ERP? Enterprise Resource Planning Systems are unusually complex and are designed to improve what is referred to as back-office operations. This includes Finance, Budgeting, more...

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Final election results posted online

By at April 20, 2011 | 4:03 pm | 0 Comment

Final election results posted online

Final election results for suburban Cook County's April 5, 2011 Consolidated Election are now posted online. The results will be certified to the Illinois State Board of Elections on April 26. The April 5th election featured more than 2,100 candidates, 700 contests and 26 referenda. Unofficial election results were quickly reported; 95 percent of precincts were more...

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Cook County debuts two Web sites, new social media channels

By at March 1, 2011 | 4:46 pm | 10 Comments

Cook County debuts two Web sites, new social media channels

The new Cook County Government homepage is a place where citizens can find out about news, deadlines, programs and other information to help them interact with the county in a smarter way. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said transparency means delivering useful information to the public in real time. This Web site is designed to do that in a logical and more...

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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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Everything you need to know about the new Cook County General Business License

By at February 10, 2011 | 10:00 am | 0 Comment

Everything you need to know about the new Cook County General Business License

By March 1, 2011, all businesses in unicorporated Cook County will be required to hold a General Business License, or GBL.  The purpose of the GBL is to ensure businesses operating in Unincorporated Cook County, are in compliance with public health and public safety standards, as well as with all other County ordinances. This will prevent illegal businesses from more...

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