Cook County Delays Vote On $36M Contract To Upgrade Court ComputersCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is sticking with a plan to have a Texas company upgrade outdated court computer systems, despite some questions.
Proposed Bill Looks To Reform Juvenile Justice SystemA new bill, expected to be introduced in the next couple weeks can make it easier to get juvenile arrest records expunged in Illinois.
Rauner, Emanuel And Other Dignitaries Cut The Ribbon Of The 109th Chicago Auto ShowThe 109th Chicago Auto Show is open for business.
Preckwinkle Fears Trump Taking USA Back To 'Dark Days Of Isolationism'Preckwinkle, a Democrat, minced no words in her assessment of Trump’s first few weeks in office, a time she called sobering and troubling.
Cook County Demolishes 3 Jail Buildings As Inmate Population ShrinksCook County is demolishing three divisions, representing close to a half-million square feet of cell space, as the jail population has hit the lowest level in 25 years.
Cook County Board Approves Proposed Sugary Beverages TaxA penny-an-ounce tax on sugary and artificially sweetened drinks has been adopted by the Cook County Board of Commissioners in Chicago.
Cook County Board To Vote On Sugary Beverage TaxCounty Board President Toni Preckwinkle said the sugary beverage tax would help close a $174 million budget gap and avoid layoffs.
Cook County To Vote On Sugary Drink TaxThe most controversial issue at the moment in Cook County politics is not even something on which you can vote Tuesday.
Preckwinkle Proposes New Cook County Soft Drink TaxThe price of a pop could go up next summer in Cook County. Board President Toni Preckwinkle has proposed a new tax on sweetened drinks in her budget address on Thursday.
Retailers Warn Against Possible Cook County Soda TaxRetailers were speaking out Wednesday amid published reports Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is considering a new tax on sugary soft drinks, up to a penny an ounce.
Cook County Unveils Upgraded Government WebsiteCook County has made a major upgrade to its official government website, and officials said it’s truly user-friendly now.
County Hospital Boss Says Gun Violence A 'Major Public Health Disaster'Cook County government and healthcare officials on Tuesday applauded the American Medical Association’s decision to declare gun violence is a public health crisis that requires federally funded research.