Cook County Same-sex Domestic Partnership Registry

UPDATE: June 19, 2012 Seems Like so long ago we took the first step in the right direction. Almost 9 years later and we are still haven’t reached the goal – Equal Rights and protection under the law as demanded by the Illinois Constitution.   Same-sex couples may register with the county Domestic partnership registry …

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Orr – Criticizes Gov Edgar on the state of Illinois

Overstating the state of the state CHICAGO—The state of the State of Illinois is not as rosy as Gov. Jim Edgar claimed in his speech to the General Assembly in January. To begin with, Illinois has received serious warnings about its financial condition from two respected sources: Last September, Richard Mattoon, senior economist for the …

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David Orr – The Quiet Fighter

March 15 1993 – CHICAGO TRIBUNE SPECIAL (all rights reserved by original publisher) David Orr is a vision in brown, clad in an infinitesimally checked brown suit, combined with a brown- and-white-striped button-down shirt, a brown-on-brown-patterned tie, brown socks and brown wingtips, all topped off by that familiar brown moustache, brown eyes and a mop …

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David Orr Criticizes Mayor Daley

Orr Says Daley’s Beat-Cop Plan is ‘4 Years Late’ Feb 3, 1993 / By Ray Long / City Hall Reporter Cook County Clerk David D. Orr, sounding like a candidate for higher office, blasted Mayor Daley Wednesday for waiting “four years too late” to start community policing.  “I don’t know where the mayor has been for the …

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Davids Fraternity brother speaking about him

Simpson grad leads Chicago By AMY DUNCAN Register Staff Writer David Orr wasn’t particularly interested in politics when he attended Simpson College in Indianola in the 1960s. But former teachers and classmates of Chicago’s interim mayor said Thursday that he must have been bitten by the political bug in his later years. Orr, 43, is …

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1987 – Dec 1 – City of Chicago Special Council Session to Honor Harold Washington

City of Chicago’s special council meeting to honor and remember Mayor Harold Washington’s life and legacy. Consideration of a Resolution on the death of MAYOR HAROLD WASHINGTON. “Across the country and around the world, we’ve made it clear there’s a new Spirit of Chicago, building on the old. “Chicago is not simply the City that Works. The word …

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Illinois State Bill would ravage Tenant Law, Alderman David Orr says

Illinois State Bill would ravage Tenant Law, Alderman David Orr says By James Strong Several Chicago aldermen and community activist groups charged Monday that real estate interests have backed a move in Springfield to pass legislation to weaken the city’s tenants rights ordinance and similar laws in 15 other communities. Legislation sponsored by Rep. Larry …

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