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Aug 10

Orr unveils new birth certificate video before school starts

August busiest month for birth record sales.
Aug 6

Orr names Perez new Chief of Staff

Cook County Clerk David Orr on Thursday announced that he has named Manuel Perez his new Chief of Staff.

Jul 30

Orr Supports New Integrated Property Tax System

Upgrade would replace multiple systems with one unified modern solution.
Jul 23

Lobbyists earned $1.47 million in first half of 2015, up 23%

Lobbyists trying to influence Cook County elected officials were paid $1.47 million in the first half of 2015, the highest amount ever reported at the mid-year mark, Cook County Clerk David Orr announced Thursday.

Jul 22

Clerk Orr Among Knight News Challenge Winners

Team of experts to develop new resources for 2016 elections nationwide.

2014 Tax Rate Release

2014 Tax Rate Release

The Cook County Clerk’s Office released the 2014 Tax Rate Report for properties in Cook County on Thursday, June 18.

Jul 13

City Hall answers Clerk Orr’s calls for TIF reform

2014 TIF revenue down 12% in Chicago, up 4% in suburbs

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.

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.