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by Micah Maidenberg
4:11pm
Tue Oct 19, 2010

For Three Banks, No Evictions Without "Complete Assurance" Of Foreclosure Process

Cook County Sheriff (and potential Chicago mayoral contender) Tom Dart announced today his office will cease evicting residents from homes foreclosed on by Bank of America, J.P.

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by Adam Doster
9:28am
Mon Jun 28, 2010

Illinois' Top Cops: It's Time For Immigration Reform (VIDEO)

Local law enforcement figures, including Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, are frustrated that Congress won't reform the nation's broken immigration system.

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by Adam Doster
2:47pm
Fri Apr 16, 2010

Prison Or Preschool?

Among the multitude of victims of the ongoing budget crisis are pre-kindergarten classes. Gov. Pat Quinn's proposed FY 2011 budget would slice Illinois' early childhood education block grant by 16 percent -- this following a 10 percent cut in FY 2010.

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by Adam Doster
12:31pm
Fri Mar 5, 2010

A Modest Victory For Criminal Justice Reform

Citing a decrease in the inmate population, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced some good news yesterday: His department is closing two buildings at the Cook County Jail, a decision that will save taxpayers $15 million annually. But county officials shouldn't get complacent about continuing to lower the region's shockingly high incarceration rate.

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by Josh Kalven
12:29pm
Mon Jun 29, 2009

The Latest On The Cook Co. Prez Race

Some interesting goings-on surrounding the 2010 Democratic primary for Cook County board president.  After hinting back in April that he was interested in the seat, Rep. Danny Davis has taken a major step forward by forming an exploratory committee, as the Sun-Times ...
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by Josh Kalven
9:30am
Thu Nov 20, 2008

Dart On Spread Of Foreclosures: "Utter Chaos"

Yesterday, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on Sen. Dick Durbin's proposal to help struggling homeowners by allowing bankruptcy courts to renegotiate the terms of certain mortgages.  As we noted on Tuesday, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart flew to Washington to ...

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