We’re happy to report that a block grant from the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development is enabling students at The John Marshall Law School provide free legal assistance to prospective business owners in the county’s Southland region. Working through the  law school’s Business Transaction Externship Program (BTEP), students  provide pro bono business and transactional legal […]

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Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle was the Keynote Speaker at the December 5 UIC Urban Forum on the topic: “Technology and the Resilience of the Metropolitan Regions.”  President Preckwinkle spoke about making economic growth a priority in her administration and the role technology plays in reaching our goals for the County and the region. Herman […]

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Surrounded by Cook County Commissioners, the public, other elected officials and County staff, President Preckwinkle lights the Holiday Tree in the lobby of the County Building on Tuesday afternoon, December 3rd.  Many in the County helped make this a successful event, but we particularly want to thank our Bureau’s team at Capital Planning and […]

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From the monthly archives: December 2013