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Faith and Community Leaders Stand with Preckwinkle on SB40 and the Oak Forest Transformation Plan

By at May 26, 2011 | 2:48 pm | 1 Comments

Faith and Community Leaders Stand with Preckwinkle on SB40 and the Oak Forest Transformation Plan

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Cook County Health and Hospital System Chief Executive Officer Dr. Terry Mason called a meeting of faith and community leaders from the Chicago and surrounding suburbs on Thursday morning. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the future of the Cook County Health and Hospital System and the importance of moving forward more...

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Young Women’s Healthy Choices Forum, Tuesday May 24th at Senn High School

By at May 20, 2011 | 3:11 pm | 1 Comments

Young Women’s Healthy Choices Forum, Tuesday May 24th at Senn High School

Join us for a candid discussion of issues that impact the lives and futures of young girls and women. Learn about healthy choices that you can make from experts. Event topics: Young Women’s Physical Health, presented by Dr. Anita Blanchard, Assoc. Prof. OB/Gyn, Univ. of Chicago You Deserve Healthy Relationships, presented by Dr. Ann Russo, Assoc. Prof., Women more...

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President Preckwinkle, commissioners issue statements regarding restructure of Oak Forest Hospital

By at May 12, 2011 | 10:42 am | 4 Comments

President Preckwinkle, commissioners issue statements regarding restructure of Oak Forest Hospital

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Tuesday released the following statement in response to the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board’s denial of a request by the Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS) to discontinue inpatient care at Oak Forest Hospital: “Despite the Board’s decision, I remain committed to the comprehensive more...

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President Preckwinkle adds top state employment agency official to head County personnel department

By at May 9, 2011 | 1:02 pm | 1 Comments

President Preckwinkle adds top state employment agency official to head County personnel department

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced the appointment of Maureen O’Donnell as the County’s new Director of Human Resources. O’Donnell most recently served as the Director of the Illinois Department of Employment Security, a post she held since 2008. “Maureen O’Donnell has managed one of the state’s most critical agencies. She knows more...

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How should Cook County Government measure its performance?

By at May 5, 2011 | 2:24 pm | 7 Comments

How should Cook County Government measure its performance?

In the FY 2011 budget, we lay out how much we’re planning to spend and how much of your taxes are needed. To date, Cook County has never been able to tell you the correlation between services you get versus the taxes we collect. For the first time, the County President will report this summer what the County accomplishes.  The purpose of this performance report more...

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Cook County President Preckwinkle and Mayor-elect Emanuel announce anti-violence collaboration

By at May 4, 2011 | 2:40 pm | 0 Comment

Cook County President Preckwinkle and Mayor-elect Emanuel announce anti-violence collaboration

Today, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel announced a new partnership between the City, Cook County and the civic community to increase access to summer programs for young people throughout the City and County. “Summer programs provide an incredible service to our children. They open their eyes to new worlds and they are safe more...

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President Preckwinkle adds to County budget, finance teams

By at May 2, 2011 | 12:59 pm | 0 Comment

President Preckwinkle adds to County budget, finance teams

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Monday announced the addition of long-time City of Chicago budget planner Andrea Gibson to her budget team. Gibson most recently served as the City of Chicago’s First Deputy Budget Director in the Office of Budget and Management, a post she held since 2007. Preckwinkle said her administration places a priority on more...

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Preckwinkle, Cook County announce 2011 Capital Improvement Program

By at April 20, 2011 | 10:02 am | 1 Comments

Preckwinkle, Cook County announce 2011 Capital Improvement Program

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle released today a 2011 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) that empahasizes a new structure for the organization charged with planning.  The proposed program deferred approximately $80 million worth of previously approved projects. Preckwinkle said the road toward an efficient long-term financial planning starts with the more...

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Preckwinkle, Fritchey move to open up Cook County data

By at April 19, 2011 | 10:03 am | 22 Comments

Preckwinkle, Fritchey move to open up Cook County data

Right-click to open the above image in a new tab or window. To view the interactive version, make sure your viewer is in slideshow mode Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey today announced a major initiative to bring meaningful transparency reforms to Cook County.  The Open Cook County Plan is aimed at making county more...

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Vote for the winner of the Cook County Frontline Award

By at April 13, 2011 | 9:20 am | 7 Comments

Vote for the winner of the Cook County Frontline Award

Earlier this year, President Preckwinkle announced the creation of the first annual Frontline Award. The award provides Cook County employees – workers who best understand the services they provide – with a process to submit ideas that improve service or create efficiencies directly to the Board President. Employees were asked to incorporate ideas that met at least more...

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