Tag: Cook County Government

Toni Preckwinkle The Queen of Non-Reform Reformers

Toni Preckwinkle The Queen of Non-Reform Reformers
When Toni Preckwinkle ousted Todd Stroger as Cook County Board President she immediately declared “this victory belongs to the people of Cook County.” and that the hopes of county residents have often been tempered by cynicism, “but not this time!” “Their message is clear. Now is the time to repeal the Stroger sales tax, now... Read more »

Cook County Morgue And A Policeman's Act Of Kindness Long Ago

Cook County Morgue And A Policeman's Act Of Kindness Long Ago
It will be 29 years in April, but I still vividly remember the day my mother died. She hadn’t felt good for a week, but, on the day she died decided she was okay and even went out to run some errands and pick up a prescription nearby. After returning to her apartment she collapsed... Read more »