New Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx Talks Reform Plans
Kim Foxx is the first African-American woman to hold the position of Cook County State’s Attorney.
Foxx was elected on a promise to make the office more transparent, more accountable and more willing to go after police officers who do wrong.
She joins host Carol Marin to discuss her plans, just a little over a month after being sworn into office.
Jan. 3: “The violence in this city is more about what the bad guys are doing and not so much about what the police are or are not doing,” Chicago Police Superintendent said during an interview with Eddie Arruza.
March 16: Kim Foxx easily defeated incumbent Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez on Tuesday night with 58 percent of the vote. “I knew from my conversations from people throughout the county that there was discontent, that there was a real consensus of a need for change,” Foxx said.
Nov. 17, 2015: At least two well-funded challengers are seeking to unseat seven-year incumbent Anita Alvarez. Kimberly Foxx, former chief of staff to Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle, speaks with us about her campaign and vision for the office.