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2013-12-09 23:01:25

Live webcast to air Friday, December 13 at 11:00 am, CT, reports INXPO. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and the Cook County Bureau of Technology are proud to announce that Howard Tullman will be the featured guest for the Friday, December 13, 2013 episode of the webcast “Changing the Code.” The production is a new monthly live-stream talk show that features Cook County technology companies, startups, research organizations, events and...

2013-12-09 12:24:36

Live webcast to air Friday, December 13 at 11:00 am, CT CHICAGO, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and the Cook County Bureau of Technology are proud to announce that Howard Tullman will be the featured guest for the Friday, December 13, 2013 episode of the webcast "Changing the Code." The production is a new monthly live-stream talk show that features Cook County technology companies, startups, research organizations, events and the...

2013-08-02 16:22:39

Quigley, Schakowsky, Duckworth Call on Funeral Giant to Negotiate in Good Faith CHICAGO, Aug. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three members of Congress have joined Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and more than a dozen state legislators in support of striking Teamster-represented funeral directors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) Over the last three weeks, Service Corporation...

2013-02-14 08:20:56

CHICAGO, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zipcar, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZIP), the world's leading car sharing network, and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, announced the launch of a new integrated fleet and car sharing program that is expected to save Cook County, Illinois, more than $250,000 in annual vehicle costs and travel reimbursement in 2013. This new program is the latest of several government transportation programs supported by Zipcar throughout Illinois, including programs at the...

2012-10-09 15:23:01

BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today criticized a proposed "violence tax" on firearms and ammunition sold in Chicago and surrounding Cook County suburbs as a means of closing a multi-million-dollar budget gap. The tax proposal by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle would be designed to help close what the Chicago Sun-Times reports is a $115 million gaping hole in the 2013 budget. The reasoning...

2012-05-02 06:23:07

Property tax owners provided with unprecedented level of transparency through detailed financial information CHICAGO, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The known collective debt of governments in Cook County has risen to $140 billion, according to the latest figures provided by the office of County Treasurer Maria Pappas. Property owners now can see on the Cook County Property Tax Portal how much of their money goes to each government that taxes them, Cook County Treasurer Maria...

2012-05-01 14:22:14

CHICAGO, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Office of the Cook County Treasurer: WHO: Maria Pappas, Cook County Treasurer Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County President WHEN: Wednesday, May 2, 9:30 a.m. WHERE: City/County Building118 N. Clark St.5th Floor Press Room Chicago, IL 60602 WHAT: Release of a comprehensive, new report by Cook County Treasurer, Maria Pappas detailing how property tax dollars are being spent and how much debt local...

2011-12-07 06:00:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- What: Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle, Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard & Illinois State Board of Education Chairman Gery Chico will speak at the Re- Enrolling Out of School Youth: A State, County & City Action Blueprint policy forum at The Union League Club of Chicago. A new report on dropouts based on U.S. Census data...

2011-11-11 12:12:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chicagoans already pay the highest spirits tax in the nation. In fact, taxes on spirits have been increased four times since 2005. Now Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle wants to pile on yet another job-killing tax hike on distilled spirits and tobacco. Industry analysts predict that these liquor taxes could cost upward of 270 jobs in Cook County, as higher costs squeeze the hospitality industry. After hundreds of...

2011-09-13 16:05:00

"Building the Future of Chicago's Construction Industry" CHICAGO, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ACE Tech Charter High School will hold their 7th Annual Gala on October 27, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. The gala acts as a fundraiser in which all proceeds help support the mission to serve inner-city youth and strengthen Chicago's construction industry. The event will take place at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in the Crystal Ballroom. Professionals within or outside the industry of...