Posts Tagged “Cook County Board”

President Preckwinkle kicks-off 8th Annual Juneteenth Celebration at Sand Ridge Nature Center 

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President Preckwinkle kicks-off 8th Annual Juneteenth Celebration at Sand Ridge Nature Center 

President Preckwinkle kicks-off 8th Annual Juneteenth Celebration at Sand Ridge Nature Center  Cook County Board and Forest Preserves President Toni Preckwinkle was joined by Forest Preserves General Superintendent Arnold Randall, Commissioner Stanley Moore, Commissioner Donna Miller, Commissioner Brandon Johnson, Commissioner Frank Aguilar, Calumet City Mayor and State Representative Thaddeus Jones, Calumet City Alderman Ramonde Williams…

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Cook County commissioners urge passage of Residential Tenant Landlord law

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Cook County commissioners urge passage of Residential Tenant Landlord law

Cook County commissioners urge passage of Residential Tenant Landlord law Cook County commissioners, housing advocates urge county board to pass Residential Tenant Landlord Ordinance in press conference Cook County commissioners, housing advocates, and tenants held a virtual press conference Dec. 8, 2020 urging the Cook County Board to pass the proposed Residential Tenant Landlord Ordinance…

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Commissioner Sean Morrison votes “No” to Defund Sheriff’s Office

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Commissioner Sean Morrison votes “No” to Defund Sheriff’s Office

Commissioner Sean Morrison votes “No” to Defund Sheriff’s Office By a vote of 16-1, the Cook County Board passed a resolution today out of the Criminal Justice Committee that moves to defund the Cook County Sheriff’s Office. The lone dissenting vote was from Commissioner Sean Morrison who pointed to three main points for his opposition….

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Aguilar helps secure $8 million in coronavirus funding for West suburbs

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Aguilar helps secure $8 million in coronavirus funding for West suburbs

Aguilar helps secure $8 million in coronavirus funding for West suburbs Cook County Commissioner Frank Aguilar joins County Board President Toni Preckwinkle in detailing COVID-19 relief funds Cook County Commissioner Frank J. Aguilar joined Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle in announcing millions of dollars available for suburban communities facing unexpected expenses due to COVID-19….

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Sims and County Board lead support for Black Lives Matter

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Sims and County Board lead support for Black Lives Matter

Sims and County Board lead support for Black Lives Matter Cook County commissioners urge passage of Justice for Black Lives resolution to shift resources from incarceration to human needs. Resolution would provide moral compass for County Commissioners in difficult budget decisions, ensure Black lives are protected and supported Cook County Commissioners Deborah Sims (D-5th), Stanley Moore (D-4th),…

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Video: Chicago Newsroom on CAN TV analyzes elections

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Video: Chicago Newsroom on CAN TV analyzes elections

Video: Chicago Newsroom on CAN TV analyzes elections Veteran journalists Del Marie Cobb and Ray Hanania join guest host Bruce DuMont on this week’s episode of “Chicago Newsroom” hosted by Ken Davis. Cobb, Hanania and DuMont analyze results of the Nov. 6, 2018 General Elections on President Trump, the Democrats and Republicans. The panel also look at…

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Preckwinkle supports Cook County’s Arab American community

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Preckwinkle supports Cook County’s Arab American community

Preckwinkle supports Cook County’s Arab American community Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has worked hard to be a friend of the Arab American community. Despite a few stumbles,  Preckwinkle has turned the page to realign support for Arab American rights. By Ray Hanania Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has worked hard to reverse…

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County law would make it harder to pass tax increases

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County law would make it harder to pass tax increases

County law would make it harder to pass tax increases Cook County Commissioners submit bi-partisan amendment to require a two-thirds supermajority vote for any new tax or tax increase Commissioner Timothy O. Schneider and Cook County Commissioners Richard Boykin, Gregg Goslin, John Fritchey, and Sean M. Morrison will submit a bi-partisan amendment to require that…

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Morrison helps save Des Plaines based clothing store

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Morrison helps save Des Plaines based clothing store

Morrison helps save Des Plaines based clothing store Commissioner Morrison’s efforts help keep 131 year old Hart Schaffner Marx suit company from leaving Illinois — Saving over 300 manufacturing jobs in Cook County Hart Schaffner Marx suit company has been manufacturing men’s suits in the Chicago area since 1887, including a suit for President Obama…

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Sandoval wins major woman’s endorsement for County Board

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Sandoval wins major woman’s endorsement for County Board City, county and state-wide elected officials join forces to elect more women. City Clerk Anna Valencia, Cook County Commissioner Bridget Gainer and State Senator Toi Hutchinson Endorse Slate of Women for Cook County Board including Angela Sandoval, Donna Miller, and Charise Williams. Heading into another powerful weekend of sisterhood…

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Angeles Sandoval announces bid for 7th Dist. Cook County seat

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Angeles Sandoval announces bid for 7th Dist. Cook County seat CHICAGO, IL — Surrounded by community leaders from the Southwest Side of Chicago, Democrat Angeles “Angie” Sandoval, formally announced her bid to become the next Cook County Commissioner of the 7th District. She will become the newest and only “Latina” on the Cook County Board….

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Soda pop war sends shockwaves through Cook County

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Soda pop war sends shockwaves through Cook County

Soda pop war sends shockwaves through Cook County Bloomberg, Preckwinkle and the soda pop fizzle … (listen to the audio podcast using the widget below) By Ray Hanania Let’s begin with the hypocrisy of former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. What a pathetic hypocrite. Thank God he’s not mayor of Chicago. This guy spent $13…

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