Cook County News

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership and its 48 workforce agencies in Chicago and Cook County will benefit from new legislation   Today, President Obama signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) bill, authorizing $58 billion over six years for federal workforce development programs.  This bill is the first reauthorization in 11 years to the... Read More
CCLBA Board of Directors Meeting Notice & Agenda The Cook County Land Bank Board of Directors will meet on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the hour of 8:00 AM, at the Metropolitan Planning Council located at 140 South Dearborn Street, Fourteenth Floor, Suite 1400, Chicago, Illinois. For the agenda, to attend, and for more [...]
Speaking to a full house in Albany Park from the North River Commission, Albany Park and Lincoln Square Chambers of Commerce on July 16, President Preckwinkle talked about economic development in Cook County.   The luncheon  address included her work as a regional leader. President Preckwinkle explained that last December, County board chief executives from [...]
Current Operational Situations: Information, Intelligence and Data Reports Today’s Weather             Tip of the Week:  CDC Features: Summertime Safety Nothing says summer like the smoky flavor of foods cooked out on the grill. When grilling, use a meat thermometer to ensure that you cook meat and poultry thoroughly. Ground beef... Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced that the Chicago area has been awarded a total of $31.475 million in funding through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Affairs’ (HUD) Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery... Read More