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  • Preckwinkle unveils reforms after Forest Preserve pool scandal

     
    Posted by Erika Slife at 4:12 p.m. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Monday moved to clean up a scandal at a forest preserve district pool that took place under her predecessor's watch. Calling the forest preserve district “an......
  • Preckwinkle names state official new head of county environment department

     
    Posted by Erika Slife at 1:10 p.m. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today introduced a state natural resources administrator as the county's new environmental chief. Deborah Stone, Stone, 54, will make $110,104 overseeing the county's...
  • Emanuel names Claypool new CTA president

     
    Posted by Kristen Mack at 11:02 a.m.; last updated at 12:22 p.m. Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel today named City Hall veteran Forrest Claypool to take over as president of the Chicago Transit Authority and announced another Daley Administration insider, Terry...
  • Preckwinkle lifts Cook County ban on big-ticket spending

     
    Posted by Erika Slife at 12:50 p.m. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle lifted her ban on big-ticket spending today, unveiling a $680 million capital improvement plan. The multi-year blueprint includes more than half the projects connected to the...
  • Former Weis aide to run Cook County homeland security

     
    Posted by Erika Slife at 8:13 p.m. The right-hand man to former Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis will lead Cook County’s troubled homeland security and emergency management agency, Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced Thursday....
  • Former state jobless agency director to run Cook County HR department

     
    Posted by Erika Slife at 12:40 p.m. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today appointed the state’s former director of employment security to lead the county’s human resources department. Maureen O’Donnell will make $165,000 a...
  • Preckwinkle: Time to end 'spending without control' at county

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 11:12 a.m. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today presented her first budget proposal, telling somber commissioners that it is time to end “spending without control.” To close a hole pegged at $487 million,...
  • Assessor Berrios lays off 53 as part of county budget cuts

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 5:22 p.m. Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios today began laying off 53 workers to comply with County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s request to slash his annual operating costs by 16 percent this year. Of the......
  • Preckwinkle criticizes Sheriff Dart on payroll, spending

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 6:50 p.m. New Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle criticized Sheriff Tom Dart today, suggesting his payroll is bloated and saying she will try to force him to cut his budget more than he contends......
  • Cook County forest preserves could spend more on buying land

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 3:35 p.m. Cook County Forest Preserve District President Toni Preckwinkle today introduced a $160.2 million spending plan that slightly differs from the one introduced last fall by predecessor Todd Stroger. She cut $1.5 million...
  • Fired aide asked employees for $100 to Stroger campaign fund

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 1:10 p.m. A Cook County Human Resources Department manager pressured employees to contribute at least $100 each to a fundraiser last fall for outgoing County Board President Todd Stroger, county Inspector General Patrick...