Posts Tagged “appointment”

Liz Gorman named to Regional Transportation Authority Board

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Liz Gorman named to Regional Transportation Authority Board

Liz Gorman named to Regional Transportation Authority Board Former Cook County Commissioner Elizabeth “Liz” Doody Gorman was appointed Wednesday to serve on the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) board of commissioners representing Cook County’s suburbs. Gorman, was praised as “someone who can work with all elected officials and governments,” received the overwhelming support of the Cook…

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Democratic Party Chair Robin Kelly Names Abby Witt New Executive Director

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Democratic Party Chair Robin Kelly Names Abby Witt New Executive Director

Democratic Party Chair Robin Kelly Names Abby Witt New Executive Director Kelly Says Witt Will Lead Effort to Build New & Inclusive Democratic Party of Illinois (DPI) The Democratic Party of Illinois (DPI) today named Abby Witt as its new Executive Director. An Evanston native, Witt has spent nearly two decades working with progressive campaigns…

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Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas names Manuel Venegas as her new Press Secretary

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Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas names Manuel Venegas as her new Press Secretary

Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas names Manuel Venegas as her new Press Secretary Manuel Venegas was named press secretary today of the Office of Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas. Venegas joined the office in 2018 as Outreach Coordinator for the Hispanic community and since August 2018, has served as Director of Outreach and Media Relations. “Manuel…

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Marie Newman Appointed to House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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Marie Newman Appointed to House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

Marie Newman Appointed to House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure On Friday, Dec. 17, 2020, Congresswoman-elect Marie Newman (D-IL) announced her appointment to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. The Committee has jurisdiction over all modes of transportation, critical aspects of our nation’s infrastructure system, as well as the U.S. Department of Transportation, Amtrak…

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Justice P. Scott Neville, Jr., sworn-in to the Illinois Supreme Court

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Justice P. Scott Neville, Jr., sworn-in to the Illinois Supreme Court

Justice P. Scott Neville, Jr., sworn-in to the Illinois Supreme Court On December 4, 2020, after his November 3, 2020 election, Justice Neville, the second African American to sit on the Illinois Supreme Court, was sworn in by Chief Justice Anne M. Burke, with his wife and staff in attendance. Justice P. Scott Neville, Jr….

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What impact will the battle over Ginsburg vacancy on the US Supreme Court have on the Presidential election?

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What impact will the battle over Ginsburg vacancy on the US Supreme Court have on the Presidential election?

What impact will the battle over Ginsburg vacancy on the US Supreme Court have on the Presidential election? The Arab News Newspaper Live Arab Radio Election Coverage focusses on the impact of the Ginsburg vacancy on the November Presidential election What impact with the battle to succeed Ruth Bader Ginsburg have on the Nov. 3,…

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Rouhy Shalabi named Associate Judge in Cook County

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Rouhy Shalabi named Associate Judge in Cook County

Rouhy Shalabi named Associate Judge in Cook County Palestinian American lawyer Rouhy Shalabi was named as an Associate Judge to the Cook County Circuit Court and was sworn in to the post on Monday Jan. 6, 2020. He is the first Palestinian Judge and joins several Arab Americans who have served on the bench including…

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Liz Gorman named as new Illinois Tollway director

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Liz Gorman named as new Illinois Tollway director Former Cook County Commissioner Elizabeth “Liz” Doody Gorman was appointed by Governor Bruce Rauner Thursday (Feb. 22, 2018) as the new executive director of the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority (ISTHA), replacing Greg Bedalov who Rauner appointed in 2015. Bedalov will move to the Illinois Sports Facility…

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