Cook County Board
The Cook County Board is holding a special meeting to vote on President Toni Preckwinkle’s 2012 budget.
Cook County Commissioners shot down a proposal some members of the County Board say was a move toward transparency in the budget process.
Five Cook County commissioners are refusing to comply with an earlier board decision to take 10 days off without pay.
Immigrant rights activists won a victory in Cook County Wednesday, as the County Board agreed to free illegal immigrants being held on lesser charges.
The Cook County Board has approved a new way of hiring consultants and making purchases, which actually reduces some of the board’s oversight.
The Cook County Board has voted to extend marijuana decriminalization into all areas of Cook County patrolled by Sheriff’s police.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said Wednesday that more layoffs are coming to help cover the county’s budget shortfall.
While the standoff between Democrats and Republicans continues in Washington over the debt ceiling and spending cuts, the partisan rhetoric is spilling over into local governmental debates as well.
Cook County is now requiring public employees to publicly declare when politics is involved in the hiring process.
The Cook County Board has voted to repeal what remains of an infamous 2008 sales tax hike over the next two years.
A group of Cook County commissioners and dental experts on Monday will push to expand spending on dental care for children.
Cook County to turn Oak Forest Hospital from an inpatient to an outpatient facility and do away with the emergency room.
Toni Preckwinkle breezed through her first meeting as Cook County Board President on Tuesday, wrapping up the meeting in less than 90 minutes, a rarity at the County Building.
Looking back as new board president to be sworn in: John Stroger replaced old County Hospital, Todd put through tax hike to keep county afloat.
Cook County Board President Todd Stroger received a standing ovation from county commissioners Wednesday as he presided over his final board meeting.
The Cook County Board meets tomorrow, and it is the last time Todd Stroger will preside.
Word is the change-over to a new Cook County Board presidency has not been going smoothly.
Trying to avoid a gap in health insurance, the newly-elected Cook County Board president in no hurry to leave her City Council post.
Cook County Board President-Elect says county can’t afford it right now.
Fired city worker Tommie Talley has returned to government work — this time for lame-duck Cook County Board President Todd Stroger.