Cook County Government

2 Investigators: County Rapped After Using Public Resources For Private Agency's MoveThe Cook County Independent Inspector General calls it a clear ethics violation. CBS 2's Dave Savini reports.
Cook County Loaned Out More Than 1,400 Tons Of Salt During Brutal WinterThe 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.
City-County Collaborations Could Save Taxpayers Up To $140M A Year, Report SaysA 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.
Preckwinkle Wants Audit Of County Jobs Following Report On PappasThe 2 Investigators reported earlier this week that Treasurer Maria Pappas has what appears to be personal servants on the public payroll.
Ex-Stroger Aide Out Of Jail After Posting BondAfter 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.
Top Stroger Aide Arrested In Contract ProbeA 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.
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