Cook County News

Current Operational Situations: Information, Intelligence and Data Reports Today’s Weather               Tip of the Week:  4 Essential Safety Tips for Female Runners Written by Sarah Crouch Last summer I went for a run with a group of about six women, all of whom were professional runners. We were laughing... Read More
John Yonan (Superintendent of Transportation and Highways) and Maria Choca-Urban (Director of Strategic Planning and Policy), presented the major points of  Connecting Cook County: 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan at the April 22 meeting of the Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC).   As part of their presentation, they explained [...]
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today that County Budget Director Andrea Gibson will be leaving her position in early May to take on a new role as the Director of Project Management at the Cook County Health and Hospitals System. Cook County Bureau of Asset Management Chief John Cooke will also be leaving... Read More
I am pleased to see that the State’s Attorney has finally recognized what many of us have been saying for years – that our failed drug policies are resulting in the unnecessary detention and incarceration of thousands of people, primarily young men of color, who are accused of non-violent low-level drug offenses each year. That’s... Read More
The next meeting of the Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC) will occur on: April 22, 2015 8:00 AM 118 N. Clark Street 4th Floor Conference Center Chicago IL To view the Agenda and for more information, go to their webpage.