• Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia for Mayor

    Time to take back Chicago from Rahm's false narrative & elect a true leader with 30 years experience! Support Chuy Garcia.

  • Abner Mikva visits Orr

    I was honored to meet with former congressman, White House council Abner Mikva. discuss ways to expand youth registration, voting and ways we can encourage youth participation in the electoral process.

  • Election Reform in Illinois

    David Orr with Gov. Pat Quinn who signed into law legislation that expands voting opportunities in Illinois, by allowing election-day voter registration at limited sites.

  • 2014 Chicago Pride Parade

    Chicago came out to celebrate the 1st year of marriage equality in Illinois. David Orr was proud to host the 1st couple to be married in Chicago.

Illinois is a leader in expanding voter access

Tuesday, October 13th, 2014 4:15 PM State Sen. Don Harmon & Cook County Clerk David Orr Around the country, voter suppression battles are raging. But here at home, Illinois is leading the charge for voter rights and expanding ballot access. We’re guided by a simple concept: Our democracy is always stronger when more people participate. …

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2013 Chicago & Suburban Cook TIF Report


2013 TIF revenue in Chicago is down 7.65%, 2% dip in suburbs July 16, 2014 The Cook County Clerk’s office proud to announce new online TIF mapping tool On Wednesday, Cook County Clerk’s office and David Orr released the annual TIF report for Chicago and suburban Cook County. There are 435 active TIF districts in …

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Gov Quinn Signs Election Reform Bill


Governor Pat Quinn signed into law landmark legislation that expands voting opportunities throughout Illinois. The legislation will help encourage increased participation in elections and make registration and early voting processes more streamlined. Signing this legislation into law, shows Gov. Quinns commitment to increased participation and inclusion in our democracy to ensure everyone has an equal …

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Clerk Office unveils TIF information on tax bills, releases tax rates

Property tax bill TIF info for Cook / Chicago

Cook County property owners located in a tax increment financing district will now see how much of their tax bill is going into a TIF fund, Cook County Clerk David Orr announced Thursday as he released the 2013 tax rates. “When tax bills arrive soon in mailboxes, more than 200,000 property owners will have a …

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