Cook County Hospital

Practicing third world medicine in America? That’s what one doctor has to say about the conditions at the former Cook County Hospital in his new book, COUNTY: Life, Death and Politics at Chicago’s Public Hospital. Dr. David Ansell joins us on Chicago Tonight at 7:00 pm to discuss the controversial hospital. Dr. Ansell is an […]

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City-County Collaboration to Save Taxpayers $140 Million

On Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle announced the results of a joint city-county committee, outlining a path to historic levels of City and County collaboration in order to reduce cost and improve services for residents. “This report is a blueprint for reform. It paves the way for a first-of-its-kind collaboration […]

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Committee to Enhance City-County Cooperation

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel announced the creation of a joint six-member committee today. The committee will be in charge of examining all areas of city and county operations and producing a report on how they can best work together to cut costs, improve service delivery and streamline residents’ interactions […]

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