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10 County Services Worth Checking Out

1. Host a Party at the Forest Preserves The Forest Preserves have approximately 297 picnic groves (191 with shelters) available for public use. Click here to learn more http://fpdcc.com/permits-rentals/picnic-special-event-permits/ 2. Learn More About Community Development The Industrial Growth Zones program will accelerate neighborhood development in seven designated areas over the next three years. The program removes

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.