ICYMI: VOTE Ordinance

From Journal & Topics writer Tom Robb Britton, Morrison Champion Expanded Cook County Ballot Language Access Translations For 8 New Languages Available By November 2020, More In 2021 By Tom Robb | on November 05, 2019 Two new languages will be added to ballots in the March 2020 Presidential Primary Election in Cook County, with six more languages added

VOTE Ordinance Passes!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 24, 2019 MEDIA CONTACTS: Commr. K Morrison – Ted Mason (312) 590-3443 Theodore.Mason@cookcountyil.gov Commr. Britton – Julie Kaviar (312) 603-4933 Julie.Kaviar@cookcountyil.gov COOK COUNTY COMMISSIONERS SCOTT BRITTON AND KEVIN B. MORRISON ANNOUNCE PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION EXPANDING VOTING ACCESS Legislation passed today expands translations of ballots and voting materials, puts Cook County among

Committee Report is public

Cook County Committee on Addressing Bias, Equity, & Cultrual Competency Comprehensive Report The Cook County Committee on Addressing Bias, Equity, and Cultural Competency was formed by four members of the Cook County Board of Commissioners to take a broad look at all facets of Cook County Government and to explore ways that we could work

Cook County Racial Equity Week

President Toni Preckwinkle kicks off Racial Equity Week with City Club address, previews other events during the week By the Chicago Defender Within the County’s racial equity efforts, President Preckwinkle implemented the Racial Equity Leadership Council and the Cook County Board of Commissioners established the Committee on Addressing Bias, Equity and Cultural Competency. “It is

You may have heard that starting on in 2020, the senior homestead exemption will renew automatically for those who qualify and apply; those who were 65 years old on January 1st of the applicable tax year. Thank you to Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi for spearheading this as well as State Representative, Fred Crespo for

Inaugural Buffalo Grove Pride Parade

**From NBC News Teen’s dream of pride parade in her hometown to become a reality Molly Pinta, 13, decided last year that she wanted to start a pride parade in her hometown of Buffalo Grove, Illinois. Now, that dream is coming true. June 1, 2019, 11:52 AM CDT By Eric Duran Last June, when she was

Barrington Town Hall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 29, 2019 Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison announces town hall in Barrington  Commissioner Morrison invites public to town hall in Barrington on April 15 at 6:30 p.m. Click here for the Daily Herald coverage. SCHAUMBURG, Ill. –March 29, 2019—Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison will host his first town hall since he was sworn into office in Barrington.

CDBG and ESG Programs

From Cook County Bureau of Economic Development** Cook County Application Workshops for 2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Emergency Solutions Grant Programs are now Available  The 2019 CDBG applications and related materials are now available on the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development website. Materials for the ESG program will be published shortly. They