FEB 25, 2022
Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Iris Martinez speaking to reporters after giving her “State of the Clerk’s Office” address on Dec. 1, 2021, the anniversary of her swearing-in. [Don Vincent/The Daily Line]
Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Iris Martinez has made real progress on critical ethics and hiring reforms during her first year in office — but not enough to live up to her campaign promises or the hopes of good government advocates, according to a new report released by a trio of watchdog groups.
Martinez’s office called the report misleading, saying her administration is doing its best to dig the office out from the dysfunction left by her predecessor.
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