Archive For The “County Gov” Category

Can we ban hate campaign Ads next time?

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Can we ban hate campaign Ads next time?

Can we ban hate campaign Ads next time? Nov. 10, 2016 Southwest News-Herald, Des Plaines Valley News, the Reporter Newspapers, the Regional News, IllinoisNewsNetwork.com By Ray Hanania Has anyone else noticed that America is becoming a polarized nation? And worse, the two sides seem to be getting angrier and angrier? I’ve never been happier to…

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Raising taxes is never about healthy living

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Raising taxes is never about healthy living

Raising taxes is never about healthy living Instead of raising taxes on soda pop, how about cutting the obscene $4.4 billion a year budget for Cook County. Merge Cook County into Township government. Eliminate redundancies that are outrageous. End the double dipping pensions and payrolls politicians in Cook County now get. Published in the Southwest…

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Kim Foxx offers voters better prosecution choice

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Kim Foxx offers voters better prosecution choice

Besieged Cook County States Attorney Anita Alvarez faces two challengers, Kim Foxx and Donna More, although Foxx has the backing of the Democratic party’s political leadership in Cook County. Alvarez faces intense criticism for her failed responses in a series of police killings of Black teenagers in Chicago and is expected to be replaced in the Democratic Primary election…

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Alvarez dumped by Cook County Democrats

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Alvarez dumped by Cook County Democrats

The Cook County Democratic Organization Thursday dumped controversial Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez and instead endorsed Kim Foxx. The Democratic Party decision is an expected blow to Alvarez, who has been under political and social siege as a result of her efforts to conceal police violence against teenagers in the African American community. Despite…

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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

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 successor but the leading candidate is Gorman’s closest political ally, Palos Township…

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Ponce struggles under criticism over Garcia, gangs

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Ponce struggles under criticism over Garcia, gangs

The issue of Cook County Commissioner Jesus Chuy Garcia’s ties to street gangs surfaced on Tuesday during the third and final mayoral debate with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. But WTTW Channel 11’s Chicago Tonight host Phil Ponce  focused on the gang affiliations of Garcia’s son causing a major backlash. By Ray Hanania The issue of Cook County Commissioner Jesus…

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Commissioners Liz Gorman and Joan Murphy held press conference today to discuss their proposed amendment to Cook County’s ‘Puppy Mills’ Ordinance

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Commissioners Liz Gorman and Joan Murphy held press conference today to discuss their proposed amendment to Cook County’s ‘Puppy Mills’ Ordinance

Commissioners Liz Gorman and Joan Murphy held press conference today to discuss their proposed amendment to Cook County’s ‘Puppy Mills’ Ordinance Chicago, IL – Cook County Commissioners Elizabeth “Liz” Doody Gorman and Joan Patricia Murphy along with leaders from the veterinary community held a press conference this morning at the George W. Dunne Cook County…

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Commissioners Liz Gorman and Joan Murphy held press conference today to discuss their proposed amendment to Cook County’s ‘Puppy Mills’ Ordinance

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Commissioners Liz Gorman and Joan Murphy held press conference today to discuss their proposed amendment to Cook County’s ‘Puppy Mills’ Ordinance

  Commissioners Liz Gorman and Joan Murphy held press conference today to discuss their proposed amendment to Cook County’s ‘Puppy Mills’ Ordinance   Chicago, IL – Cook County Commissioners Elizabeth “Liz” Doody Gorman and Joan Patricia Murphy along with leaders from the veterinary community held a press conference this morning at the George W. Dunne…

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Commissioner Gorman successfully sponsors new truck parking restrictions ordinance for Cook County’s unincorporated areas

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Commissioner Gorman successfully sponsors new truck parking restrictions ordinance for Cook County’s unincorporated areas

Commissioner Gorman successfully sponsors new truck parking restrictions ordinance for Cook County’s unincorporated areas Chicago, IL – Cook County Commissioner Elizabeth “Liz” Doody Gorman successfully sponsored a new ordinance amendment cracking down on large trucks and recreational vehicles parking on residential streets. The commissioner’s effort was in response to concerns raised by the LaGrange Highlands…

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Clerk’s Office blasts Chicago Sun-Times, defends promotions of seasoned and highly qualified employees

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Clerk’s Office blasts Chicago Sun-Times, defends promotions of seasoned and highly qualified employees

Clerk’s Office blasts Chicago Sun-Times, defends promotions of seasoned and highly qualified employees Sun-Times Reporter Attempts to Unjustly Tie Salary Increases to Campaign Contributions (CHICAGO) In what appears to be an attempt to malign the professional careers of several long-term, exceedingly qualified employees of the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County,…

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