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Jul 13

City Hall answers Clerk Orr’s calls for TIF reform

2014 TIF revenue down 12% in Chicago, up 4% in suburbs
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How to Get a Birth Certificate in Cook County

How to Get a Birth Certificate in Cook County

The Cook County Clerk's office keeps official records of births that occur in Chicago and suburban Cook County.

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Jun 18

Clerk Orr releases 2014 Tax Rates

Cook County Clerk David Orr released the 2014 property tax rates for the county’s more than 1,400 taxing agencies on Thursday, the final step in the tax process before bills are mailed out.

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May 27

Marriage Equality backdating to sunset June 1

June 1 marks the one-year anniversary of marriage equality in Illinois, and a portion of the law allowing same-sex couples to backdate their marriage date to the date of their civil union will sunset, Cook County Clerk David Orr announced Wednesday.

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May 7

Elected officials, public employees file Statements of Economic Interests

Only 11.9% of filers provide at least one answer
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Apr 28

Official April 7 Election results

The results for suburban Cook County’s April 7, 2015 Consolidated Election have been proclaimed to the Illinois State Board of Elections and are posted online.

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Apr 8

Unofficial suburban Cook County precinct results now online - April 7, 2015

Unofficial April 7, 2015 Consolidated Election township- and precinct-level results for suburban Cook County can now be viewed online at cookcountyclerk.com or via this PDF.

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Apr 7

Two suburban polling places to stay open late - April 7, 2015

Two suburban Cook County polling places will stay open for voting until 8 p.m. Tuesday night.

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Apr 7

Find your election day polling place

Cook County Clerk David Orr encourages suburban voters to verify their polling location before heading out to vote on Tuesday.

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