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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

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

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

Trout Fishing Season

Forest Preserves of Cook County Preps for Trout Fishing Season *From the Forest Preserves of Cook County The Forest Preserves of Cook County is pleased to announce the 2019 spring inland trout fishing season, opening on Saturday, Apr. 6, at Axehead Lake (Park Ridge), Belleau Lake (Park Ridge), Sag Quarry East (Lemont), Horsetail Lake (Palos