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  • Pet mill ban proposed for Cook County suburbsApr 3, 2014 12:00 AM
    A proposed puppy mill ban announced by Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey on Wednesday would apply to at least 13 pet stores in the Chicago suburbs, including in Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates. Under the Cook County Companion Animal & Consumer Protection ordinance, the retail sale of puppies and kittens in Cook County pet stores would be limited to animals from shelters and humane adoption centers.

     
  • Gorman handily wins GOP primary for Cook County Dist. 17Mar 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    Wiht only 1 precinct remaining uncounted, Cook County Commissioner Liz Doody Gorman has won the Republican primary for the 17th District seat over Burr Ridge doctor Barbara Bellar. She will face Orland Park Democrat Jim Hickey in November.

     
  • Manju Goel and Larry Kaifesh are Republican candidates for the 8th Congressional District seat.

    8th District primary among suburbs’ hottest racesMar 16, 2014 12:00 AM
    Eighth Congressional District GOP rivals Manju Goel and Larry Kaifesh started their campaigns seeing eye to eye on most every major issue. Distinctions between the two boiled down to their professional backgrounds. But these personal differences quickly escalated into much more. That's among several key races Northwest suburban voters will be deciding in Tuesday's primary.

     
  • Photo courtesy of Cook County Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle shows a interactive kiosk that the public can use to give opinions about a 25-year transportation plan.

    What are your transportation priorities? Tell Cook CountyFeb 25, 2014 12:00 AM
    Want less congestion on Route 14? Or fast public transit to O’Hare from Palatine? A way to safely walk or bike between home and work? You can offer your ideas to Cook County officials who are working on the first regional transportation plan in decades.

     
  • Barbara Bellar

    Endorsement: Doody Gorman for Cook County Board, Dist. 17, GOPFeb 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Elizabeth Doody Gorman for Cook County Board District 17 commissioner in the Republican primary.

     
  • Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle

    Cook County president won't support felon candidates Dec 5, 2013 12:00 AM
    Cook County's board president Toni Preckwinkle says she won't support two felons running for the panel. Al Sanchez was the head of Chicago's streets and sanitation department and Isaac Carothers is an ex-alderman. Both are running for the board, even though they were convicted in corruption cases.

     
  • Conservative challenges Doody Gorman for Cook County Board as filing closesDec 3, 2013 12:00 AM
    A conservative primary challenge to Cook County Board District 17 Commissioner Elizabeth “Liz” Doody Gorman could be one of the hottest Northwest suburban races in the March 2014 primary — even though both candidates live nowhere near the Northwest suburbs.

     
  • Felon wants to run for county board Dec 2, 2013 12:00 AM
    The former head of Chicago’s streets and sanitation department who went to prison after being convicted of rigging city hiring has filed nominating petitions to replace a Cook County board commissioner who was recently convicted and sentenced to prison.

     
  • The sign was posted Monday inside the lower level of the Cook County Clerk's office.

    Filing opens for Cook County offices, board Nov 25, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Cook County election season kicked off today with a familiar tradition — candidates lined up in the pre-dawn cold in downtown Chicago to try to secure a top spot on the ballot.

     
  • Todd Stroger

    Stroger to run for county board Nov 14, 2013 12:00 AM
    Former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger told a classroom of political science students that he will run for the county board seat formerly held by William Beavers.

     
  •  The office of county board President Toni Preckwinkle says that her proposed budget also would channel investment to the health system and public safety.

    Cook County budget proposal includes no new taxes Oct 11, 2013 12:00 AM
    Cook County’s top official has introduced a $3.2 billion budget for the next fiscal year that she says includes no new taxes, fines or fees. The office of county board President Toni Preckwinkle says that her proposed budget also would channel investment to the health system and public safety.

     
  •  The parent company of Rivers Casino in Des Plaines is seeking an injunction on a new Cook County tax on slot machines and other gambling devices.

    Rivers Casino owners sue Cook County over tax Jun 29, 2013 12:00 AM
    The parent company of Rivers Casino in Des Plaines is seeking an injunction against a new Cook County tax on slot machines and other gambling devices.

     
  • The Soapbox Jun 22, 2013 12:00 AM
    Daily Herald editors offer thoughts on a wide range of suburban topics -- from the thrills of a Blackhawks victory parade to the challenges of cutting county budgets.

     
  • Mayor: County must help homeowners May 29, 2013 12:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Franklin Park Mayor Barrett Pedersen urges the Cook County Board to investigate skyrocketing real estate taxes for homeowners, and find some relief. "If the economy is truly to recover, we must stabilize our neighborhoods and protect our homeowners," he writes.

     
  • Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle joins Schaumburg officials to discuss joint road projects at the corner of Roselle and Schaumburg Roads in Schaumburg. The intersection will get new turn lanes this year as part of a cooperative effort between the village and county.

    Cook County, Schaumburg tout joint road projects for 2013 May 2, 2013 12:00 AM
    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and other county officials joined with their Schaumburg counterparts Thursday to mark this year's important collaborative road projects and celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Cook County Highway Department."This is a real opportunity for us to show off the good work the county does," Preckwinkle said.

     
  • Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle speaks at a multi-chamber luncheon in Palatine on Tuesday.

    Preckwinkle: Development efforts must be regionalApr 30, 2013 12:00 AM
    Investing in education and infrastructure is the key to economic growth in Cook County, coupled with a focus on the region and not just Chicago, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said Tuesday during a business luncheon in Palatine. "We're at the core of the region," she said. "My view is our goal has to be to figure out how we can support economic development and growth in the region as a whole."

     
  • Toni Preckwinkle

    Cook County OKs program to boost transit-oriented development Apr 17, 2013 12:00 AM
    Cook County soon will offer federal loan guarantees for economic development projects that feature transportation and job growth opportunities. The county board voted Wednesday to participate in the U.S. Housing and Urban Development program. County officials are still determining how the loans will be issued, but the $30 million available has to be allocated by February 2014.

     
  • Candidate to replace Beavers has ethical troubles Apr 10, 2013 12:00 AM
    A published report says a leading candidate to replace convicted Commissioner William Beavers on the Cook County Board has some ethics problems of his own.

     
  •  Todd Stroger waves goodbye to an audience member as he presided over his final meeting as Cook County Board president.

    Ex-Cook County Board president wants to return Mar 22, 2013 12:00 AM
    A familiar name in Chicago politics has expressed an interest in replacing convicted Commissioner William Beavers on the Cook County Board. Former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger says he will reach out to Democratic Party committeemen over the weekend to determine how much support he may have.

     
  • Cook County Commissioner William Beavers talks to reporters Thursday in Chicago after he was convicted of tax evasion for not declaring campaign cash he gambled away on slot machines as income.

    Beavers found guilty of tax evasion Mar 21, 2013 12:00 AM
    An influential Chicago Democrat was convicted on Thursday of tax evasion for not declaring campaign cash he gambled away on slot machines as income. William Beavers slumped in his courtroom chair after the verdict. But post-verdict, standing in the federal courthouse lobby surrounded by TV cameras, the Cook County commissioner regained his trademark swagger — smiling and sounding defiant.

     
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