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Illinois Partners for Clean Air has launched the Shoot for the Skies PSA Video Contest for Chicago area high school students in the Illinois counties of Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will. Students currently enrolled in grades 9-12 (public, private or home school) are invited to write, direct and produce [...]
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced the launch of Connect to Cook, a robust web-based GIS application aimed at encouraging economic development within Cook County. The interactive tool was developed by the Cook County Department of Geographic Information Systems in collaboration with the Bureau of Economic Development and is available at no charge... Read More
“I want to congratulate Kurt Summers on his appointment as Treasurer for the City of Chicago. I witnessed firsthand Kurt’s commitment to service, drive and work ethic when he served as the head of my transition team and then as my Chief of Staff. Coming into office, we faced our toughest challenges around the state... Read More
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced the appointment of Martha A. Martinez as Chief Administrative Officer and Lanetta Haynes Turner as Executive Director of the Justice Advisory Council.  Both Martinez and Turner are well equipped for the tasks they are assuming, with years of relevant experience, Preckwinkle said. “In filling these two positions,... Read More
Current Operational Situations: Information, Intelligence and Data Reports Today’s Weather             Tip of the Week:  National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Fire Prevention Week, October 5-11, 2014 Campaign Logo: Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives – Test Yours Every Month Information of the Day: Local, State, National and International Information Intelligence and... Read More