Toni Preckwinkle Honors Cook County NursesCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle gave a special shout out Wednesday to all of the nurses.
Cook County To Close Several Popular Forest Preserve Parking Lots On Weekends Due To Overcrowding Amid COVID-19 Crisis“Unfortunately, we have seen that on warm weekend days, these locations are too popular, with too many visitors who are not following critical public health guidelines,” Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said.
Cook County Unveils New Interactive Tool To Track Coronavirus DeathsThe Cook County Medical Examiner's new COVID-19 dashboard allows users to track virus deaths by race, gender, ethnicity, age range, and date range.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Self-Isolates After Member Of Security Detail Tests Positive For COVID-19"While I have no signs or symptoms of COVID-19, in an abundance of caution, and to follow public health guidance, I will self-isolate until end of day Friday, April 10," Preckwinkle wrote in a letter to the Board of Commissioners.
Cook County To Launch $10 Million Loan Fund For Suburban Small Businesses And Independent Contractors“Small businesses, gig workers, and entrepreneurs are at the heart of municipalities throughout Cook County, and we’re doing all that we can to support them," Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said.
As Census Day Arrives, State And Local Officials Worry Some Communities Will Be Under-CountedThe COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting the Census count, and officials already have pushed back the response deadline by two weeks to Aug. 14.
Cook County Jail To 'Single-Cell' Nearly All Detainees, As 38 Inmates Test Positive For COVID-19Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said there are currently about 5,000 inmates being held within the walls of the jail, the lowest population it’s ever had.
Coronavirus In Illinois: Cook County Facing Shortage Of Election Judges For Tuesday's PrimaryTo become an election judge, you must be a registered voter, but the county is waiving the normal training requirements. Election judges also are paid $150 for the day.
Coronavirus In Chicago: While Acknowledging Worries, Preckwinkle Says 'Our Civic Duty Is Voting'While acknowledging the coronavirus crisis and the difficulties it is causing, city and county officials on Sunday urged people to turn out to vote for the Illinois primary this week – and emphasized that there is still time to vote early.
Tobolski Resigns From Cook County Board And Mayor Of McCook, Offices Raided In 2019 Federal ProbeTobolski represents the 16th district which includes Cicero, Franklin Park, Stickney and McCook, where he is also the mayor.
Preckwinkle's Budget Proposal Expected To Include No New TaxesNo new taxes -- that's what Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is expected to announce Thursday as she unveils her budget proposal for next year.
Preckwinkle Presents County Budget Plan Without Taxes Or Layoffs, With New Marijuana Expungement JobsIt’s balanced, there are no new taxes or fees. and there are no layoffs. Those are three reasons Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and her budget staff believe the budget she is about to propose is good news.
Politicians To Jump Into Chicago RiverDozens of people jumped into the Chicago River Saturday morning, to show just how clean it is.
How Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown Describes A Few Notable Political FiguresIn his one-one-one interview with Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown on Wednesday, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards asked Brown to offer a word or short phrase she would use to describe 11 major political figures – most, but not all of them local.
Preckwinkle Says She'll Run Again For County Board PresidentThe Cook County Board president who was soundly defeated when she ran for mayor of Chicago this year says she's ready to run again for the job she's held since 2010.