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Following additional FEMA guidance, federal, state, county and city officials today announced a shift in eligibility for the United Center Federal Mass Vaccination Center in order to ensure equity in vaccine distribution and that the people and…

Today, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced the launch of a new system for Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.

Homepage of new Freedom of Information Act request

In honor of Women’s History Month, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle joined the Cook County Commission on Women’s Issues today in honoring 18 unsung heroines for their contributions to their communities.

Last week, the Cook County Board of Commissioners approved funding for engineering services and construction activities for projects across the County led by the County’s Department of Transportation and Highways (DoTH) as well as…

CHICAGO – The Biden Administration, Governor JB Pritzker, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Chicago Mayor Lori E.

Today, Cook County Commissioners approved three proposals from President Toni Preckwinkle’s Bureau of Economic Development (BED) that will provide tax incentives to businesses in Cook County.

Today, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle joined Cook County Commissioners Moore and Degnen, Calumet City Mayor Michelle Markiewicz-Qualkinbush, leaders from the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development and the Illinois Energy…

Vaccine shortage prevents new appointments from being scheduled at this time

Today, Cook County Commissioners approved four proposals from President Toni Preckwinkle’s Bureau of Economic Development (BED) that will provide tax incentives to businesses in Cook County. 
 

Tinley Park Convention Center Opens Tuesday By Appointment Only for Phase 1b

Tinley Park – Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Cook County Health CEO Israel Rocha were joined by Governor J.B.

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (“The Partnership”) today hosted elected officials, community leaders, local philanthropists and the family of a much loved and respected South Side resident to mark the grand opening of the Chatham…

COOK COUNTY— Today, Cook County Government observed the 190th anniversary of its establishment by the Illinois Legislature.

Applications are now open for two programs to promote economic development and transportation improvements through equitable investments

Connections and Cook County Partnership Brings Shelter, Housing, and Food to Neighbors in Need

President Preckwinkle joined Connections for the Homeless Executive Director Betty Bogg, local elected officials and community partners to announce $50,000 in private donations for a pilot program that provides delivery of meals purchased from local resta

Fair Transit South Cook is taking first steps toward more equitable transit service in south Cook and north Will counties

A winter storm system could dump several inches of snow across Cook County. Snowfall is expected to begin between 5 – 7 p.m. today and change to freezing rain between 9 – 11 p.m.

Committee will include members from the legal community and individuals who have been directly impacted by the criminal justice system

Temperatures plummeted throughout the region overnight.

Today, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle was joined by Commissioner Brandon Johnson, Forest Preserves General Superintendent Arnold Randall, Dr.

Today, Cook County Commissioners approved four proposals from President Toni Preckwinkle’s Bureau of Economic Development (BED) that will provide tax incentives to businesses in Cook County.

To Enhance Digital Access for Low-Income Families, Governor Issues Call to Action to Public/Private Sectors to Donate Used Equipment to be Refurbished for Illinois Families

Today, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Commissioner Dr. Dennis Deer, Cook County Health CEO Israel Rocha, Jr., and the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) Senior Medical Officers, Dr. Kiran Joshi and Dr.

Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle and the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) today officially launched a comprehensive initiative to prevent opioid overdose deaths and help people with opioid use disorder find community-based…

Today, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development and the Family Independence Initiative (FII) announced an additional $7 million in funding to expand and re-open the Cook County COVID-19 R

The program virtually educated more than 521 residents about the benefits of solar and has commitments to install 80 solar arrays, 45 of those in Cook County.

COOK COUNTY, IL – Cook County Chief Information Officer Tom Lynch today was named GoldenGov: County Executive of the Year as part of StateScoop Magazine's

Cook County Board of Commissioners today approved a balanced $6.94 billion FY2021 budget that includes increased equity funding and no increases to existing taxes