Google+

Find It Fast

Agencies

The Board

Websites

Catergories

Press

Maps

Browsing Tag cook county clerk david orr

Clerk Orr hails winners of “Voting at 17” video contest, kicks off “Democracy Week”

By at February 4, 2014 | 2:57 pm | 0 Comment

Clerk Orr hails winners of “Voting at 17” video contest, kicks off “Democracy Week”

  Cook County Clerk David Orr on Tuesday congratulated Maine East High School students Andrea Garneata and Veronica Malesinski, the winners of a “Voting at 17” video contest. In addition to personally congratulating the students and their teachers at the Park Ridge high school Tuesday afternoon, Clerk Orr and staff are teaming with the school to conduct more...

Features , , , , , ,

Number of Cook County lobbyists, compensation kept growing in 2013

By at January 30, 2014 | 10:13 am | 0 Comment

Number of Cook County lobbyists, compensation kept growing in 2013

Lobbyists reported contacting Cook County officials less in 2013, yet the number of lobbyists and their compensation was higher than any year since online filing began, according to reports submitted to Clerk David Orr’s Lobbyist Online website. Lobbyists were paid more than $2.8 million in 2013, as they attempted to influence Cook County officials on issues more...

Elected Officials , News , ,

Clerk Orr appointed Senior Fellow at Harris School

By at October 10, 2013 | 3:10 pm | 1 Comments

Clerk Orr appointed Senior Fellow at Harris School

The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy announced Thursday that Cook County Clerk David Orr has been appointed a Senior Fellow. The appointment is effective September 30, 2013, and runs through June 30, 2016. “Policy practitioners like David Orr are able to give our students insight into how local government really works and what it takes to more...

Elected Officials ,

Lobbyists earned $1.46 million in first half of 2013

By at August 6, 2013 | 11:44 am | 0 Comment

Lobbyists earned $1.46 million in first half of 2013

Lobbyists were paid $1.46 million during the first half of 2013 as they attempted to influence Cook County elected officials and high-ranking employees, Cook County Clerk David Orr announced Tuesday. The 195 active lobbyists in Cook County earned $1,456,675 and reported 517 lobbying contacts from January to June. The number of reported lobbying contacts is the lowest more...

Elected Officials ,

Chicago TIF revenue up 1%, down 3% in suburbs

By at July 16, 2013 | 10:27 am | 0 Comment

Chicago TIF revenue up 1%, down 3% in suburbs

Originally published at the Cook County Clerk's website Cook County Clerk David Orr on Thursday released the 2012 TIF revenue report, which shows $723 million was collected in the 435 active tax increment financing (TIF) districts in Chicago and suburban Cook County. Chicago will collect $457 million in TIF revenue for the 2012 tax year. Chicago’s 2012 TIF more...

Elected Officials , Property and Taxes ,

Clerk Orr releases 2012 Tax Rates

By at June 26, 2013 | 9:57 am | 1 Comments

Clerk Orr releases 2012 Tax Rates

Cook County Clerk David Orr’s office on Tuesday released the 2012 property tax rates of more than 1,500 taxing agencies* showing the City of Chicago’s composite tax rate increased 17 percent in 2012, while tax rates in suburban Cook County increased 10 to 15 percent. Chicago’s equalized assessed value (EAV) fell 13 percent, contributing greatly to the rate more...

Elected Officials , Property and Taxes , , ,

Illinois closer to approving online voter registration

By at May 29, 2013 | 3:21 pm | 0 Comment

Illinois closer to approving online voter registration

Cook County Clerk David Orr congratulates the Illinois Senate Executive Committee on bringing Illinois one step closer to offering online voter registration.  An omnibus elections bill, sponsored by Sen. Don Harmon, passed out of committee today and could get a full vote today or tomorrow. “Online voter registration may be the biggest advancement in expanding the more...

Elected Officials , News , ,

April 9th Election Information

By at March 20, 2013 | 11:27 am | 0 Comment

April 9th Election Information

Originally published on the Cook County Clerk Website March 13th More than 2,700 candidates will be running for municipal, school, park, library and fire district offices in suburban Cook County on April 9, 2013, according to Cook County Clerk David Orr. "Voter participation in local elections is crucial for residents to influence issues affecting their more...

Elected Officials , News , , ,

Clerk Orr Cheers Senate Passage of Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act

By at February 14, 2013 | 3:48 pm | 0 Comment

Clerk Orr Cheers Senate Passage of Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act

A long-time advocate of marriage equality, Cook County Clerk David Orr today applauds the Illinois Senate's passage of the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act. "It is a good day for love," said Clerk Orr, who was recently inducted into the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame.  "The Illinois Senate took a historic step forward today. I am hopeful that very more...

Elected Officials ,

Lobbyists paid $2.4 million in 2012 to influence Cook County officials

By at January 30, 2013 | 10:16 am | 0 Comment

Lobbyists paid $2.4 million in 2012 to influence Cook County officials

Lobbyists were paid nearly $2.4 million in 2012 as they attempted to influence Cook County officials on issues including the county's new land bank, driver's licenses for immigrants, and the landfill moratorium, according to reports submitted to Clerk David Orr's website. The tobacco lobby was particularly prominent in 2012, likely due to the $1-a-pack cigarette hike more...

Elected Officials , ,

Google+