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Nov 10

2008 TIF Report: Clerk launches online TIF tool, TIF revenue dips

In his ongoing effort to shed sunshine on tax increment financing districts, Cook County Clerk David Orr has launched an online tool that allows taxpayers to learn if their property is in a TIF district and if so, what percentage of their taxes goes into that TIF fund.

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Nov 9

Candidate order decided in ballot lottery

Cook County Clerk David Orr and Director of Elections Jan Kralovec conducted a lottery today to determine the candidate ballot positions in the Feb. 2, 2010 Primary Election.

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Nov 4

Election judges honored for excellence

Clerk David Orr recognized two dozen suburban election judges Wednesday for their outstanding work last year during the Presidential Election.

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Oct 22

2008 Tax Rates Released

Cook County Clerk David Orr’s office on Tuesday released the 2008 property tax rates for more than 1,200 taxing agencies in Chicago and suburban Cook County.

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Oct 22

Candidate filing starts Monday, Oct. 26

Several hundred Cook County candidates seeking office in the February 2, 2010 Primary Election will have their first opportunity to file nominating petitions at 9 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 26.

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Sep 14

Lobbyist Sunshine Initiative unveiled

Amendments will require more details about activity, require online reporting

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