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Todd H. Stroger

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  • Preckwinkle's budget on track for easy approval

    Preckwinkle's budget on track for easy approval
    More than a dozen fee and tax hikes sought by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle sailed through a first test Monday, setting up final approval of her proposed budget at week’s end. Even Preckwinkle’s request to increase wholesale...
  • Metra alters ticket policies in addition to fare hikes

    Metra alters ticket policies in addition to fare hikes
    With Metra's biggest-ever fare hikes taking effect today, some riders may be wondering, "What about that old 10-ride ticket I have in my wallet?" Answer: Ten-ride tickets purchased before Nov. 12, 2011, are good for one year from the date of sale stamped...
  • Watchdog questions Cook County highway workers' debris dumping

    Watchdog questions Cook County highway workers' debris dumping
    For years, Cook County highway workers have been dumping roadway and sewer waste at a pair of work yards, creating large mounds that potentially could be contaminating the environment, according to a watchdog report released today. The pollutants include...
  • U.S. report criticizes Cook County's discontinued police car camera program

    U.S. report criticizes Cook County's discontinued police car camera program
    A troubled Cook County program put faulty camera equipment in police cars, wasting perhaps millions of federal dollars, the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general said in an audit released this morning. Sen. Mark Kirk and U.S. Rep. Michael...
  • Preckwinkle orders 5 percent spending cut

    Preckwinkle orders 5 percent spending cut
    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today ordered a 5 percent spending reduction for the rest of this year as she tries to get a hold of what she estimates will be a $315 million shortfall next year. The short-term cut is a response to what...
  • List Of Challengers For Stroger Growing

    (WGN-AM)- Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown today announced her candidacy for Cook County Board president, joining a growing Democratic field that already includes incumbent Todd Stroger and Ald. Toni Preckwinkle (4th). In her announcement, Brown said...
  • County Board Calls For Abolition Of Regional School Office

    (WGN-AM)- In a symbolic move, the Cook County Board today unanimously approved a resolution calling for the regional school superintendent's office to be abolished. The action comes a day after state's attorney investigators raided the home and office of...
  • Cook County Assessor Announces He Won't Run for County Board President

    (WGN-AM)- Cook County Assessor James Houlihan said Tuesday he won't run for County Board president, a decision that trimmed down a large field of potential and announced candidates for the office now held by Todd Stroger. Houlihan, 66, who was...
  • Water Chief Adds Name To Cook County President Challengers

    (WGN-AM)- A crowded Democratic field for Cook County Board president got another entry today when the president of the agency that oversees wastewater treatment for the county kicked off his campaign. Terrence J. O'Brien, Metropolitan Water Reclamation...
  • Signature Drives For February Primary Hopefulls Begin Today

    (WGN-AM)- Illinois' wild, seemingly non-stop political season opens a new chapter Tuesday as hundreds of candidates for federal, state and county offices in next year's elections begin gathering voter signatures to appear on the Feb. 2 primary ballot. It...
  • Red-light camera plan pits Cook County against suburbs

    Red-light camera plan pits Cook County against suburbs
    Arlington Heights Mayor Arlene Mulder paused for a long moment before finishing her suggestion about what Cook County can do with its recently announced plan to use red-light cameras to ticket suburban drivers. "Cook County can just take their cameras,"...