Cook County News

Anna Ashcraft, on behalf of Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and the entire Cook County Board of Commissioners cut the ribbon and welcomed Subway and its franchisee, Manoj Mahapra, to the George W. Dunne Office Building (69 W Washington). We want to thank Mr. Mahapra and his staff, as well as our our building [...]
Current Operational Situations: Information, Intelligence and Data Reports Today’s Weather               Tip of the Week:  Lightning Safety on the Job Some workers are at greater risk than others. People who work outdoors in open spaces, on or near tall objects, with explosives or with conductive materials such as metal... Read More
Arthur  (Art) Williams, MBA, Program Manager for the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development, participated as part of a funder’s panel hosted by the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Cohort on March 27 at Harold Washington College. Participants included representatives from: Wintrust, Silicon Valley Bank, Somercor 504, Accion Chicago and Valley Economic Development Corp and the Cook County [...]
 Join Cook County and hundreds of millions of people around the world by turning off your lights to commemorate Earth Hour on March 28th from 8:30 to 9:30. Want to do more to reduce your carbon footprint? Click here for 27 Ways To Celebrate Earth Hour. Visit the Word Wildlife Fund for more [...]
Today, Cook County President Preckwinkle met with the Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC) and laid out her  action oriented agenda for economic development, both in Cook County and the region. She started by thanking all who serve on EDAC for their hard work.  In  2014, EDAC and the Bureau of Economic Development [...]