Cook County Government
The Cook County Independent Inspector General calls it a clear ethics violation. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.
The county loaned out 1,339 tons, about 2.8 percent of its salt supply this winter, according to Frank Shuftan, spokesman for Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle.
A report from a combined Chicago-Cook County committee found that increasing collaboration could save taxpayers from $66 million to $140 million per year by 2014.
The 2 Investigators reported earlier this week that Treasurer Maria Pappas has what appears to be personal servants on the public payroll.
After spending three nights behind bars, a disgraced former top aide to Cook County Board President Todd Stroger was released from jail Thursday afternoon when she posted bond.
A top aide to Cook County Board President Todd Stroger has resigned, a day after she was arrested on charges that she bilked taxpayers out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.