George Floyd Statement

“I’m horrified by another Black life being taken at the hands of the police. The generational pain and trauma that the Black community experiences is something I will never be able to comprehend. I stand in support of those expressing their pain and anger out in the streets and calling for an end to police

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

Cook County Human Rights Ordinance Amended

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2019 Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison Celebrates an Important Win for the Transgender Community CHICAGO –June 27, 2019—The Cook County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed an amendment to the public accommodation section of the Cook County Human Rights Ordinance at today’s Cook County Board Meeting. The amendment, spearheaded by

Statement on HHS “Conscience Rule”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 2, 2019 Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison releases statement on HHS rule allowing discrimination in healthcare CHICAGO, Ill. –May 2, 2019—The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced today a finalized “conscience rule” that will excuse health care personnel from participating in procedures to which they have a religious

School District 211 lawsuit dropped

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 16, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Ted Mason (312) 590-3443 Theodore.Mason@cookcountyil.gov Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison releases statement on dropped District 211 lawsuit SCHAUMBURG, Ill. –April 16, 2019—A group of parents and high school students have dropped a lawsuit seeking to restrict bathroom and locker room access for transgender students in District

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.

Assessor Town Hall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 14, 2019  MEDIA CONTACT:  Ted Mason (312) 590-3443 Theodore.Mason@cookcountyil.gov  Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison hosts County Assessor Fritz Kaegi for Listening Tour stop  Assessor Kaegi will be in Schaumburg April 6 to answer taxpayer questions   SCHAUMBURG, Ill. –March 14, 2019—Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison will co-sponsor Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi’s Listening Tour event in Schaumburg on Saturday, April 6 at the Trickster Art Gallery. The countywide Listening