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Couple who get Cook County’s 15,000th marriage license to same-sex couple surprised, happy to be ‘part of history’
Kevin Godwin and Sai He planned to meet late Friday morning at the Cook County Clerk’s Vital Records Bureau during Kevin’s lunch break, to get a marriage license. They would then get married Saturday at a courthouse.
South Siders had waited eight hours outside Clerk’s office to be No. 1.
Clerk Yarbrough held ballot lotteries today to determine the candidate ballot positions in the March 17, 2020 Presidential Primary Election.
Cook County Clerk Karen A. Yarbrough commemorated two significant milestones – the sixth anniversary of the signing of marriage equality into law in Illinois, and the imminent issuing of the 15,000th marriage license to a same-sex couple by the Clerk’s Office.
Chairwoman Marisel A. Hernandez and Clerk Karen A. Yarbrough announced a new joint program that is already making life much simpler for 2020 campaigns.
Sweetest weekend wedding is new Clerk’s office tradition.
Clerk Yarbrough joined the Chicago company of “Hamilton” to register voters and promote online voter registration on National Voter Registration Day.
TIF revenue has increased 27.4% in the City of Chicago and decreased 1.6% in the suburbs compared to last year.
The 2018 property tax rates, calculated by the Cook County Clerk for more than 1,400 taxing agencies, were released today. This is the final step in the process before property tax bills are mailed.