Cook County News

Michael Jasso, Director of Planning and Development/CCBED, participated as a panel member at the December 18, 2014 Chicago-China Gateway Cities Partnership Event, organized by World Business Chicago and hosted by the University of Chicago Innovation Exchange on the occasion of the 25th session [...]
Walking does work – and that’s why Cook County has teamed up with Blue Cross and Blue Shield and their WalkingWorks program to help you take steps to better health. Track your activity on a daily basis and see how you progress week by week as you add walking and other activities to your daily routine.... Read More
Current Operational Situations: Information, Intelligence and Data Reports Today’s Weather               Tip of the Week: Holiday Shopping Safety Shopping during the holiday season can present unique danger. Taking a few prevention measures can help keep your holiday season joyous. The holiday season is a time when busy people can become... Read More
Four Cook County Transportation and Highway Department (CCDoTH) facilities will be largely heated through a solar power project financed through a grant accepted by the County’s Board of Commissioners today. The $295,000 grant from the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation will contribute to the County’s continuing sustainability efforts by reducing reliance on gas-fired units that... Read More
Preckwinkle Thanks Outgoing Public Defender Abishi Cunningham for his Years of Service Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced that she is forming a new search committee, chaired by the Honorable Joy Cunningham, to help identify Cook County’s next Public Defender. Outgoing Public Defender Abishi Cunningham (no relation to Joy Cunningham) will conclude his... Read More