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  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: The Afternoon Shift (WBEZ-FM 91.5) Host Rick Kogan talks about the week's two hottest stories -- school closings and......
  • Preckwinkle previews Cook County budget

     
    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Thursday gave a sneak preview of her new budget, saying there will be about 1,000 layoffs and another …...
  • 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...
  • IG: Theft, sex on the job and improper OT at Cook County Forest Preserve pools

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 4:11 p.m. Employees at a Cook County Forest Preserve District aquatic center in Lyons were caught on tape stealing thousands of dollars, providing alcohol to minors and having sex at work, according to a report......
  • 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...
  • Todd Stroger seeking unemployment benefits

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 2:43 p.m. Former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger wants to start collecting unemployment checks. But the county is fighting Stroger's request on the grounds he isn’t eligible to get unemployment for wages he made........
  • Preckwinkle says it's inappropriate for Stroger to apply for unemployment

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 10:35 a.m. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today frowned on the attempt by her predecessor, Todd Stroger, to get unemployment benefits based on his $170,000 salary when he was the county’s top executive....
  • Cook County Board marathon session on Preckwinkle budget

     
    UPDATED by Hal Dardick at 1:01 a.m.: County Board still meeting on budget. The Cook County Board met into the early morning hours today in marathon session as it sought to pass an austerity budget proposed by board President Toni......