LB Steel and Sterling Lumber part of tour on July 8th.
Mathy Stanislaus, U.S. EPA’s Assistant Administrator for the Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response, toured LB Steel, in Harvey, Ill. , located in Chicago’s southland. LB Steel is one of the largest processors of strip mill plate in North America and serves the […]
The winners of the 2014 Chicago Innovation Awards joined President Preckwinkle on March 6 for a roundtable discussion about their innovations and the positive impact they could have for the County and our entire region. After President Preckwinkle’s opening remarks, co-founder Tom Kuczmarski explained the Awards, then each person had time to explain their innovation. […]
Last evening, after visiting the south suburbs of Cook County, the U.S. Delegation for Chinese Logistics Industries met downtown for a reception with President Preckwinkle, at a gathering sponsored by the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association (SSMMA). The event was structured to focus on learning […]
Ambitious second term agenda includes robust economic development efforts and continued reform of the county’s criminal justice and public health systems.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle outlined her second term agenda during a speech today at the City Club of Chicago.
“In the last four years, we have become a model of effectiveness: setting […]
Speaking to a packed audience on July 29, President Preckwinkle helped kick off the Chicago Innovation Awards reception in downtown Chicago.
President Preckwinkle started by noting the event celebrates innovation in all its forms, big company and small, for-profit and not-for-profit, high tech, low tech and no tech, across all industries and […]
Speaking at their annual luncheon on March 28, President Preckwinkle outlined her pro-growth agenda for manufacturing and other initiatives at the Annual Meeting of the Alliance for Illinois Manufacturing (AIM).
Highlights of her remarks started with the successful rollback of the sales tax and creation of […]
There will be a meeting of the Cook County Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC) on Wednesday, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 8 AM, 69 West Washington, 4th Floor Conference Room. If you would like to attend, or for more information, contact:
Barbara Maloof, Public Information Officer
Cook County Bureau of Economic Development
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 […]
On July 29th, Senior Staff from the Bureau of Economic Development joined the Cook County Health and Hospital System (CCHHS) for the dedication of the Richard J. Phelan Specialty Care Atrium. Both former President Phelan and current Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle were on hand for the event.
Sharing in the celebration were current […]
In order to further promote President Preckwinkle’s pro-growth economic agenda, staff from the Bureau of Economic Development have been on the road recently with two success stories.
Herman Brewer, Bureau Chief for Economic Development, along with other distinguished guests, attended the May 6th ribbon cutting for Anixter’ new corporate annex in Glenview, Illinois. In […]