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President Toni Preckwinkle accepts the Next Century Conservation Plan for the Forest Preserves of Cook County

By at January 24, 2014 | 2:53 pm | 0 Comment

President Toni Preckwinkle accepts the Next Century Conservation Plan for the Forest Preserves of Cook County

Forest Preserves of Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle today formally accepted the “Next Century Conservation Plan” for the preserves. The plan was created by a blue-ribbon commission of local leaders appointed by Preckwinkle in 2013 as part of the Forest Preserves’ centennial anniversary celebration. The Next Century Conservation Plan aims to make Cook more...

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Seven County Chairs and City Representative Meet to Discuss Regional Economic Development

By at December 17, 2013 | 1:19 pm | 1 Comments

Seven County Chairs and City Representative Meet to Discuss Regional Economic Development

For the first time in decades leaders from the region’s public and private economic development sectors gathered to discuss how they can work together to promote a stronger regional economy. County board chief executives from Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, Will counties and the City of Chicago’s deputy mayor met last week at a summit hosted by the more...

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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Issues a Disaster Proclamation for Cook County

By at April 19, 2013 | 8:56 am | 0 Comment

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Issues a Disaster Proclamation for Cook County

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today issued a disaster proclamation for Cook County. Severe weather across Cook County has caused significant widespread flooding, with more severe weather forecasted to occur.  Flash flooding has forced evacuations, significantly impacted homes and businesses, and closed numerous roadways. It continues to pose a more...

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President Preckwinkle and the Council of Economic Advisors Release Report On Promoting Regional Economic Development

By at April 4, 2013 | 4:50 pm | 0 Comment

President Preckwinkle and the Council of Economic Advisors Release Report On Promoting Regional Economic Development

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced a new Economic Growth Agenda outlining strategies to strengthen economic development throughout Cook County and the Chicago metropolitan region. President Preckwinkle and her Council of Economic Advisors (CEA), a group of business, non-profit and civic leaders who promote regional economic growth, offered more...

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Watch: Cook County Jail Near Capacity

By at April 3, 2013 | 8:46 am | 1 Comments

Watch: Cook County Jail Near Capacity

Originally appeared in the Tuesday, April 2 edition of WTTW.com Cook County Jail is near capacity. With summer approaching, we talk with three top county officials about what can be done on Chicago Tonight at 7:00 pm. Joining us are Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Circuit Court of Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans, and Cook County Sheriff Tom more...

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Cook County Board of Commissioners Confirms Dr. Stephen J. Cina as New Medical Examiner

By at July 25, 2012 | 8:13 am | 0 Comment

Cook County Board of Commissioners Confirms Dr. Stephen J. Cina as New Medical Examiner

On July 24, 2012, the Cook County Board of Commissioners confirmed the appointment of Dr. Cina as Cook County Medical Examiner. Dr. Cina brings to the county two decades of experience in the field of forensic pathology, as well as outstanding credentials and executive experience. He is currently the associate medical director and chief administrative officer of the more...

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Statement By President Preckwinkle On Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Proposed Welcoming City Ordinance

By at July 10, 2012 | 2:35 pm | 2 Comments

Statement By President Preckwinkle On Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Proposed Welcoming City Ordinance

I support Mayor Emanuel’s proposed Welcoming City Ordinance, which furthers our community’s decision to be a fair and equal county for immigrants, and underscores the message that we will not target the undocumented who are here to work hard and obey our laws. The mayor’s ordinance, along with Cook County laws, ensures that police officers will be able to focus more...

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Preckwinkle Lays Out Vision For Cook County Land Bank

By at June 21, 2012 | 11:59 am | 3 Comments

Preckwinkle Lays Out Vision For Cook County Land Bank

[caption id="attachment_7411" align="alignnone" width="400" caption="Toni Preckwinkle discusses vacant property strategies in a panel discussion moderated by NPR's Bob Edwards"][/caption] Speaking at a national conference on vacant property and land use, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced her vision for a Cook County Land Bank, an entity more...

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Second-Installment Property Tax Bills to be Mailed on Time for the First Time in Three Decades

By at June 6, 2012 | 10:37 am | 6 Comments

Second-Installment Property Tax Bills to be Mailed on Time for the First Time in Three Decades

Cook County elected officials announced Wednesday that 1.8 million second-installment property tax bills are expected to be mailed on time this year for the first time since 1978 – a move that will save municipalities and school districts millions of dollars. Staff from county agencies met months ago to develop an accelerated schedule to restore timeliness and more...

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Cook County Tax Incentives Help 126-Year Old Company Create 40 Jobs

By at May 10, 2012 | 2:28 pm | 0 Comment

Cook County Tax Incentives Help 126-Year Old Company Create 40 Jobs

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today visited Gonnella Baking Company’s newly expanded facility made possible by a Class 6B tax credit that kept the company from moving outside of Cook County, which it has called home for more than a century. Founded in the City of Chicago in 1886, Gonnella Baking Company has been a leading manufacturer of bread in the more...

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