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

Equality Act Introduction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 13, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Ted Mason (312) 590-3443 Theodore.Mason@cookcountyil.gov Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison supports Equality Act Commissioner Kevin Morrison praised introduction of bill in House of Representatives that provides LGBTQ people and their families with protection against discrimination CHICAGO –March 13, 2019—Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison praised the

First 100 Days

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 13, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Ted Mason (312) 590-3443 Theodore.Mason@cookcountyil.gov Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison celebrates 100 days in office Highlights from Commissioner Kevin Morrison’s first 100 days serving on the Cook County Board of Commissioners include legislative victories and improved constituent services SCHAUMBURG, Ill. –March 13, 2019—Cook County Commissioner Kevin B.

Unsung Heroine Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 7, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Ted Mason (312) 590-3443 Theodore.Mason@cookcountyil.gov Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison recognizes “Unsung Heroine” Joane McCormack McLeod Hoffman Estates resident received the Peggy A. Montes Unsung Heroine Award from the Cook County Commission on Women’s Issues for service to her community CHICAGO–March 7, 2019—Cook County Commissioner Kevin