Posts Tagged “Liz Gorman”

Illinois Tollway prepared for changing winter conditions

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Illinois Tollway prepared for changing winter conditions

Illinois Tollway prepared for changing winter conditions Drivers urged to reduce speed, be alert for plows and emergency vehicles The Illinois Tollway has mobilized its full fleet of 196 snowplows in response to freezing rain and snow that is expected to slow rush hour travel as it continues falling overnight and into Wednesday, creating slippery…

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Sandoval, Schillerstrom, Gorman announce new jobs coming to Illinois

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Sandoval, Schillerstrom, Gorman announce new jobs coming to Illinois

Sandoval, Schillerstrom, Gorman announce new jobs coming to Illinois Access to training, apprenticeships and careers within skilled construction trades offered through the Tollway’s new ConstructionWorks program Earlier this week, Senator Sandoval was joined by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Representative Marcus Evans, Illinois Tollway Board Chairman Bob Schillerstrom and Executive Director Liz Gorman to…

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Tollway launches Construction Works program in Northern Illinois

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Tollway launches Construction Works program in Northern Illinois

Tollway launches Construction Works program in Northern Illinois Access to training, apprenticeships and careers within skilled construction trades offered through the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership Joined by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, state transportation leaders Sen. Martin Sandoval and Rep. Marcus Evans, Illinois Tollway Board Chairman Bob Schillerstrom and Executive Director Liz Gorman announced today…

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Illinois Tollway unveils unprecedented reform agenda

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Illinois Tollway unveils unprecedented reform agenda

Illinois Tollway unveils unprecedented reform agenda The Illinois Tollway Authority, a $1.4 billion government state agency, unveiled an unprecedented reform program to even the playing field and to brighten sunshine on the authority’s business actions. But instead of focusing on the news, the Arlington Heights Daily Herald and even Crains Chicago Business (are they even…

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Daily Herald slams minorities and women in Tollway coverage

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Daily Herald slams minorities and women in Tollway coverage

Daily Herald slams minorities and women in Tollway coverage The Arlington Heights Daily Herald has been running a series of news reports that read more like opinion columns, slamming the Tollway Authority for changing its administrative staff, a change most people agree has been good. But do the attacks from the newspaper also have a tinge of…

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Media spins politics in state government issues

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Media spins politics in state government issues

Media spins politics in state government issues The Daily Herald has been doing a lot of stories critical of the Illinois Tollway Authority. Some think it has less to do with good journalism and more to do with the friendship between the newspaper’s reporter and a controversial member of the Tollway Authority board who has…

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Tollway Chairman slams board members’ bullying

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Tollway Chairman slams board members’ bullying

Tollway Chairman slams board members’ bullying The Chairman of the Illinois Tollway Authority released copies of a letter and memos critical of Tollway board member Joseph “Joe” Gomez who has been accused of bullying and using inappropriate language in addressing Tollway employees. Gomez denies the claims but the letters offer specific details about incidents and…

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Rauner gets it right naming Gorman as Tollway chief

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Rauner gets it right naming Gorman as Tollway chief

Rauner gets it right naming Gorman as Tollway chief Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner taps Liz Gorman to had the Illinois Tollway, a brilliant move that both helps the State of Illinois and his administration. Gorman, a former Cook County Commissioner, is a champion fo fighting excessive tax increases and fighting for the rights of taxpayers….

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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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Morrison hosts fundraiser for supporters

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Morrison hosts fundraiser for supporters

Morrison hosts fundraiser for supporters Cook County Commissioner Sean Morrison hosted a fundraiser for his supporters and colleagues on Thursday May 18. Among those attending to show support for Morrison were Orland Hills Mayor Kyle Hastings, Orland Fire Protection District Fire Chief Mike Schofield, his predecessor former County Commissioner Elizabeth “Liz” Doody Gorman, and School…

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Suburbs lose a great leader in Liz Gorman

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Suburbs lose a great leader in Liz Gorman

Cook County Commissioner Liz Gorman resigned from her 13 year position on the board to take an important private sector job at a Fortune 100 company. It’s a loss for Cook County,  a loss for moderation, a loss for Gov. Bruce Rauner and a loss for taxpayers By Ray Hanania Liz Gorman, the Orland Township…

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Gorman leaves Cook County office at top of her public service

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Gorman leaves Cook County office at top of her public service

Gorman leaves Cook County office at top of her public service Popular Cook County Commissioner Elizabeth “Liz” Doody Gorman shocked the public Wednesday when she resigned her county board seat to take a position with a major Fortune 100 Chicago corporation as director of Government Affairs. The District’s GOP Committeemen will meet to select a…

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