President Toni Preckwinkle

Cook County government seal (CBS)

Cook County To Re-Evaluate Policy Of Releasing Illegal Immigrants

Cook County commissioners voted Wednesday to hold a hearing on the contentious issue of whether to keep suspected illegal immigrants behind bars while federal authorities check their immigration status.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2012

County Board Room

County Board Set To Vote On Preckwinkle’s Budget

The Cook County Board is holding a special meeting to vote on President Toni Preckwinkle’s 2012 budget.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2011

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Audit Slams Management At Forest Preserve District

The Cook County Forest Preserve District is the subject of a highly critical audit to be made public Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2011

Laurence Msall

Watchdog: County’s Budget Situation Seems To Be Improving

Cook County is going to see more layoffs and red ink, but a Chicago budget watchdog says the situation seems to be improving.

WBBM Newsradio–07/28/2011