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Cook County

Murray out as county IT head

Lydia Murray has resigned as chief information officer of the Cook County Bureau of Technology.

Murray, who took over as CIO for the county in September of last year, tendered her resignation on Tuesday, according to Kristen Mack, press secretary for the Cook County Board and Office of the President. Mack said Murray decided to leave for “personal reasons.”


Troubled juvenile detention center in spotlight at Cook County Board meeting

The Cook County Board of Commissioners approved on Wednesday a one-year contract extension for security services at the county’s Juvenile Temporary Detention Center despite vocal opposition from a handful of commissioners and broader questions about the facility, which is under federal control.

Cook County IT chief seeks to update technology systems, publicize government data

Cook County Chief Information Officer Lydia Murray on Tuesday spoke of the county’s efforts to upgrade its technology systems in 2014.


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Beavers asking to stay free pending appeal

Cook County proposes to sweeten drug contract with Catamaran

Cook County budget passes unanimously

'Sweet smelling' bathrooms to make debut in Cook County forest preserve

Forest Preserve worker took $10,000 bribes to steer contracts: prosecutors

Two former Cook County employees guilty in bribery case