Cook County News

“I want to congratulate Kurt Summers on his appointment as Treasurer for the City of Chicago. I witnessed firsthand Kurt’s commitment to service, drive and work ethic when he served as the head of my transition team and then as my Chief of Staff. Coming into office, we faced our toughest challenges around the state... Read More
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced the appointment of Martha A. Martinez as Chief Administrative Officer and Lanetta Haynes Turner as Executive Director of the Justice Advisory Council.  Both Martinez and Turner are well equipped for the tasks they are assuming, with years of relevant experience, Preckwinkle said. “In filling these two positions,... Read More
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The Chicago Metro Metal Consortium, organized by the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development in partnership with IMEC, annouces a series of “Manufacturing Matchmaking” events in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will Counties to increase sales opportunities for firms in primary metals, metal fabricating, metal working and machinery industries.  
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is encouraging public feedback at upcoming budget hearings throughout County Maintaining her commitment to government transparency and accountability, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is encouraging the public to participate in a series of upcoming hearings on the recently proposed Fiscal Year 2015 budget. Preckwinkle’s proposed budget contains no... Read More