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  • Councilman: Palatine will look again at leaving Cook Co.

     
    A Palatine councilman says the village has not yet given up on its objective of departing from Cook County. In 2008, Palatine launched a drive …...
  • Stroger spent $79,000 on zoo party for flood victims

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 6:53 p.m. Cook County Board President Todd Stroger’s administration treated families whose homes were damaged by floods to a nearly $79,000 party at Brookfield Zoo, paying for the day of fun with federal grant money......
  • A roast-and-toast atmosphere at last meeting for Stroger, Claypool

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 12:38 p.m.; updated at 12:46 p.m. It's the last Cook County Board meeting today for Democrat Todd Stroger, Republican Tony Peraica and a few others, and the impending departures has led to a roast-and-toast vibe.......
  • Todd Stroger defends tax increase on way out the door

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 7:41 p.m. Cook County Board President Todd Stroger defended his one-term legacy at his final meeting today, saying he’s most proud of pushing through a sales tax increase and lauding the job performance of a......
  • Cook County secession movement alive and well in northwest suburbs

     
    Despite an imminent change of leadership in Cook County and the promise to roll back the rest of the Todd Stroger sales tax increase, Palatine's …...
  • Preckwinkle pledges to repeal sales tax hike by 2013

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 10:43 a.m.; last updated at 1:52 p.m. Newly installed Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today pledged to eliminate the remaining half-cent-on-the-dollar sales tax increase by January 2013. Although next year's budget...
  • Preckwinkle transition report sets high standard

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 4:30 p.m. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today set the high standard of becoming “the best-run county government in the country” during just her second day in office. That lofty goal is stated in......
  • Preckwinkle backs Berrios, doesn't like him putting relatives on public payroll

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick and John Byrne at 5:39 p.m. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle made it clear Thursday that she and Assessor Joseph Berrios remain political allies, even if she’s not keen about him putting relatives on the......
  • Preckwinkle targets Cook County's 'non-essential' contracts

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 2:29 p.m. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said today she will halt spending on “non-essential” construction, equipment and service contracts in a move that could end up saving tens of millions of dollars during......
  • Preckwinkle names new leadership for forest preserves

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 2:53 p.m. New Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today named a onetime member of the Chicago 2016 Olympic bid effort to be superintendent of the Cook County Forest Preserve District. Arnold Randall also served......
  • Report: Cook County highway department a haven for loafers

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 5:44 p.m. Cook County government executives dumped problematic employees at the Highway Department, a haven for loafers with political connections, according to a new report by county Inspector General Patrick Blanchard. The...
  • Preckwinkle names new aides on county contracts

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 5:55 p.m. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today continued to replace key executives from the administration of her predecessor, Todd Stroger. Out are Carmen Triche-Colvin — the former purchasing agent who is the...