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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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  • Preckwinkle, Fritchey pledge easier-to-use Cook County web site

     
    Posted by Erika Slife at 4:45 p.m. Cook County leaders today pledged that information ranging from health statistics and forest preserve maps to property taxes and government payroll will be available with the click of a keyboard or smartphone. County.......
  • 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...
  • Preckwinkle names Daley financial veteran as new county budget director

     
    Posted by Erika Slife at 2:49 p.m. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle appointed a city hall veteran as her new budget director today. Andrea Gibson, who will make $143,000 in her new post, most recently served as the first......
  • Rahm Emanuel praises Daley but says change is coming

     
    Posted by Kristen Mack at 1 p.m. As aldermen talked up Mayor Richard Daley's legacy today, successor Rahm Emanuel added his perspective. "This is a different city than it was (when) he inherited (it) in 1989. It has been changed......
  • Emanuel, Preckwinkle team up to offer more summer youth programs

     
    Posted by Kristen Mack at 10:31 a.m. The city, Cook County and five Chicago foundations will provide additional summer programs in four neighborhoods and study which ones work best to prevent violence, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and...
  • 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...
  • Oak Forest hospital plan fails by one vote

     
    Posted by Erika Slife at 12:40 p.m.; updated at 12:46 p.m. Cook County's controversial plan to convert Oak Forest Hospital into an outpatient clinic failed to win state approval today by one vote. Afterward, people opposed to the idea erupted......
  • Crib sheet: The 55 promises of Rahm Emanuel

     
    Typically, politicians stop making promises to voters and begin lowering expectations the moment the polls close on Election Day. "Big challenges lie ahead, and I'm hopeful that if we all work together ..." Which is what makes soon-to-be Mayor Rahm......
  • State lawmakers trying to help close Oak Forest Hospital

     
    Posted by Erika Slife at 1:15 p.m. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is trying to skirt a recent state board ruling denying the county’s plan to shutter Oak Forest Hospital by supporting a proposed measure in Springfield that would......
  • Preckwinkle will visit Barrington as part of economic event

     
    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle will be the featured guest at an economic forum in Barrington on June 6. Preckwinkle was invited by the …...
  • Preckwinkle tries to shift debate on Oak Forest Hospital closing

     
    Posted by Erika Slife at 5:02 p.m. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle stood shoulder to shoulder Thursday with nearly a dozen African-American pastors and South Side leaders, trying to redefine the debate over her push to close Oak Forest......