Posts Tagged “Liz Gorman”

Suburbs lose a great leader in Liz Gorman

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Suburbs lose a great leader in Liz Gorman

Liz Gorman ended her 13-year career in government defending the rights of taxpayers, resigning from her secure seat on the Cook County Board. A centrist Republican who recognized the reality of working in Cook County, Gorman helped champion the rights of taxpayers By Ray Hanania Liz Gorman, the Orland Township GOP Committeeman and Cook County…

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Sean Morrison likely to be named as Gorman successor

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Sean Morrison likely to be named as Gorman successor

Cook County Commissioner Liz Gorman who retired from the Cook County Board this week after 13 years in office, will continue to hold the powerful position of Orland Township Republican Committeeman, and that will allow her to influence the selection of her successor. By Ray Hanania Cook County Commissioner Liz Gorman resigned from office last…

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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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Nogal beats back challenge in District 230 race

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Nogal beats back challenge in District 230 race

In contested races, School Districts 230 and 135 beat back challengers while an incumbent Orland Park Trustee dropped by his party fell short of re-election. The big winners were Cook County Commissioner Liz Gorman and Orland Mayor Dan McLaughlin who backed the winning slates including in Consolidated High School District 230 and School District 135. By…

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District 230 has come a long way, and has improved

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District 230 has come a long way, and has improved

Every major elected official in District 230 who counts has endorsed Board President Rick Nogal, Board Vice President Patrick O’Sullivan and elementary school district 146 member Denis Ryan in the important High School District 230 election on Tuesday April 7 election. And, you should support them, too. By Ray Hanania This Fall, my son will be attending Sandburg…

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How much influence did Liz Gorman & suburbs have in Rauner victory?

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How much influence did Liz Gorman & suburbs have in Rauner victory?

Bruce Rauner got his start and won the Republican Primary in March as a result of forming an alliance with Cook County Commissioner Elizabeth “Liz” Doody Gorman at the beginning of 2014. Gorman’s endorsement of Rauner over Bill Brady and Kirk Dillard secured Rauner’s GOP sweep. Voter turnout in Gorman’s district and the Cook County suburbs paved…

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Sexism and politics at the Orland Days Parade

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Sexism and politics at the Orland Days Parade

Sexism and politics at the Orland Days Parade By Ray Hanania The Orland Days Parade recently drew a large crowd, as it always does, as floats, fire, police and veterans groups paraded down West Avenue. There were many local heroes in the lineup including Cook County Commissioner Elizabeth “Liz” Doody Gorman who walked with an…

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Rauner ignites crowd at Gorman organized rally

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Rauner ignites crowd at Gorman organized rally

Rauner ignites crowd at Gorman organized rally By Ray Hanania More than 500 supporters attended a rally at the Lexington House banquet Hall on 95th Street Monday night, St. Patrick’s Day, organized by Cook County Commissioner Elizabeth “Liz” Doody Gorman on behalf of gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner. Supporters packed the room as Gorman introduced leading…

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Bellar throws mud with her “nun-sense” and phony sainthood

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Bellar throws mud with her “nun-sense” and phony sainthood

Bellar throws mud with her “nun-sense” and phony sainthood By Ray Hanania Barbara Bellar sent a letter to my home the other day, but I didn’t know if she was asking for prayers as a former Nun (as we all know, she never was a nun), or just making a pitch for Obamacare as a…

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Tribune endorses Liz Gorman in 17th Cook County District race

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Tribune endorses Liz Gorman in 17th Cook County District race

Tribune endorses Liz Gorman in 17th Cook County District Race The Chicago Tribune has given Cook County Commissioner Liz Gorman an enthusiastic endorsement in the March 18 Republican Primary election. Gorman, who was first elected to the Cook County Board in 2002 and has been re-elected with overwhelming district support two more times in 2006…

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