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Toni Preckwinkle

Toni Preckwinkle
Toni Preckwinkle is the Cook County Board President. She was elected on Nov. 2, 2010.
Toni Preckwinkle is the Cook County Board President. She was elected on Nov. 2, 2010. « Show less

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  • William Beavers indicted on tax fraud charges

    William Beavers indicted on tax fraud charges
    Cook County Commissioner William Beavers, an old-school ward boss who often bragged about his political dominance with a barnyard reference to his virility, was indicted Thursday on charges he pocketed campaign funds and a county stipend without paying...
  • Emanuel cheers Supreme Court decision

    Emanuel cheers Supreme Court decision
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday found himself happily eating a little crow after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the core of President Barack Obama's national health care plan. When he served as the president's first chief of staff, Emanuel warned Obama...
  • Emanuel taps Daley's daughter for arts team

    Emanuel taps Daley's daughter for arts team
    Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday announced his cultural affairs team and said he plans to have Mayor Richard Daley's daughter help revive a long-dormant advisory panel. Nora Daley Conroy will chair the Chicago Cultural Affairs Advisory Committee....
  • Cook County offers tax amnesty for businesses

    Cook County offers tax amnesty for businesses
    Businesses who owe taxes to Cook County can make good without penalties or interest through the end of October under a new program Board President Toni Preckwinkle unveiled Thursday. The idea is to recoup $10.2 million in unpaid taxes at a time the...
  • Preckwinkle not backing down on illegal immigrant criminal cases

    Preckwinkle not backing down on illegal immigrant criminal cases
    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Thursday refused to consider cooperating with federal requests to hold undocumented immigrants in county jail, calling instead for a task force to look at how to improve the way bail is set in all county...
  • Curtain may drop on Lollapalooza's county tax break

    Curtain may drop on Lollapalooza's county tax break
    After years of a free ride courtesy of a clout-laden deal, Lollapalooza might have to start paying Cook County taxes. Commissioners voted Wednesday to require organizers of events like the giant summer lakefront music festival to come to the County Board...
  • 2 workers fired in connection with probe of morgue

    2 workers fired in connection with probe of morgue
    Two employees of the Cook County medical examiner's office have been fired in connection with a review of possible "misconduct or malfeasance" at the morgue, a spokeswoman for County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said Thursday. After being suspended...
  • More non-violent offenders getting home monitoring in Cook County

    More non-violent offenders getting home monitoring in Cook County
    Cook County judges are giving more nonviolent defendants house arrest as an alternative to jail time under a collaborative push among the county’s law enforcement agencies. The goal is to reduce the jail’s population and costs while...
  • Quinn, Preckwinkle team up on foreclosure program

    Quinn, Preckwinkle team up on foreclosure program
    The state of Illinois is teaming with Cook County on a trial program in which a loan fund will be created to buy vacant foreclosed homes, renovate them and resell them to home buyers at low interest rates. Six suburbs will take part: Berwyn, Chicago...
  • Emanuel, Preckwinkle hope team-up cuts election costs

    Emanuel, Preckwinkle hope team-up cuts election costs
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Tuesday touted modest savings from working together on upcoming elections and collecting back taxes from businesses. The pair said the latest round of efforts to streamline the two...
  • Preckwinkle regrets saying Reagan deserves 'special place in hell'

    Preckwinkle regrets saying Reagan deserves 'special place in hell'
    — Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Tuesday said former President Ronald Reagan deserves "a special place in hell" for his role in the war on drugs, but later she regretted what she called her "inflammatory" remark. The comment from...
  • New Cook County property tax web site coming

    Come April, Cook County property owners will be able to go to a single web site to find all of the government information related to their homes or businesses. County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said the new site, set to go live April 1, will be...