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Cook County Political Hiring

Mayor Daley Showing 'Stiff Resistance' As Watchdog Investigates City Hiring

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Richard Daley's administration has put up "stiff resistance" to the inspector general's attempts to fully investigate and root out political fav...

Taxpayers To Pay For More Cook County Clout Settlements

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Taxpayers now are on the hook for $470,000 to settle allegations that Cook County Recorder of Deeds Eugene Moore laid off employees without political ...

Cook County Patronage Watchdog Quits, Cites Stroger Resistance

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO - A federal hiring monitor says efforts by Cook County Board President Todd Stroger to eradicate illegal patronage hiring is moving too slowly...

Deal Bans Political Hiring In Sheriff's Department

Chicago Sun-Times | Mark J. Konkol | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart on Thursday agreed to settle a federal lawsuit that seeks to eliminate political hiring in his office. The proposed deal...