Cook County Board
The Cook County Board is considering enacting new fines for a variety of offenses from public urination to illegal refrigerator dumping.
The Cook County Board on Monday imposed new rules and regulations on the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office to address the recent scandal in which bodies were found stacked in an overflowing cooler and otherwise mishandled.
The Cook County Board on Thursday is holding its first meeting since Commissioner William Beavers (D-4th) was indicted by federal authorities on tax fraud charges.
Expect heated debate on immigration issues at a Cook County Board hearing Thursday morning.
Cook County commissioners began their board meeting Wednesday with a tribute to the late Maggie Daley.
Hang onto to your wallets: The Cook County Board has passed a new budget, and, it’s going to cost you.
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.