6 Years After Marriage Equality Becomes Law In Illinois, Number Of Same-Sex Couples To Marry In Cook County Poised To Pass 15,000The Cook County Clerk’s office this week announced that it is poised to issue 15,000 marriage licenses to same-sex couples by the end of the year – now six years after marriage equality became the law in Illinois.
Early Voting Begins In Cook County Ahead Of November ElectionEarly voting in Cook County began Thursday, but in limited locations. Until the end of October, only one early voting site, located in the Loop, will be open for city voters.
Early Voting In Chicago, Cook County Starts ThursdayVoters will be able to cast ballots for governor, attorney general, secretary of state, controller, treasurer as well as state house and senate seats.
Suit: Dorothy Brown’s Office Withholding Lawsuits From MediaCourthouse News Service filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court on Thursday against Dorothy Brown in her official capacity as Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County.
Commissioner Pushes Plan To Eliminate Recorder Of Deeds OfficeCook County Commissioner John Fritchey said Monday that the county could save $1 million a year by eliminating the office of the County Recorder of Deeds and folding its duties into the County Clerk's Office.
Mailing With White Powder At Daley Plaza Proves HarmlessThe suspicious substance at an envelope sent to the Daley Center courthouse and office building downtown turned out to be powdered drywall.
Same-Sex Couples Line Up For Civil Union LicensesA long-awaited day has arrived for same-sex couples in Illinois.