2013 is off to a Great Start for  the Bureau of Economic Development.  Hopefully, you've read our economic development news on our blog as we begin 2013. We've decided to create this feature so you can read all about our five major news items as we kick-off the year.   There is still much more work to do.  Be sure to bookmark our website and read our blog for our latest news as we continue to grow the economy in Cook County. Repeal of Sales Tax Land Bank Authority is Created President Preckwinkle Speaks at the Chicago Southland Economic Development Commission (CSEDC) Quarterly Forum President Preckwinkle Address at West Suburban Chamber of Commerce Winter 2013 Affordable Housing Listings