Civil Union Wallet-Sized Certificates

We are always trying to innovate at my office and here’s the latest new item. These smaller marriage and civil union certificates are proof in your pocket — particularly helpful for gay couples or couples with different last names. $15 for a set of two wallet-sized certificates. Same sex couples can now carry around proof …

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Gay Marriage Long Overdue in Illinois

ORR: Gay marriage long overdue in Illinois   As the clerk in Illinois’ most populous county, I urge all legislators to support the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act sponsored by Representative Greg Harris and Senator Heather Steans. This measure will provide all committed couples with the same legalprotections under Illinois law – a step that is …

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Strengthening the Right to Vote

Today, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee convened to address the state of the right to vote after the 2012 election. Here are my thoughts for the committee. Today, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee will convene to address the state of the right to vote after the 2012 election. Prompted by the long waits President Obama criticized in …

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New Delinquent Property Tax Search for Cook County

Clerk Orr introduces new delinquent property tax search. Instant info on back taxes from 1991-2010. Huge help not only for taxpayers, but for mortgage servicers, attorneys, realtors, insurance adjusters, title companies and more.   Clerk Orr introduces new delinquent property tax search 222,000 PINs in database; $912 million in delinquent taxes   Clerk David Orr …

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David Orr & Chicago Fire Registration Drive

Orr, Chicago Fire & Reavis High register voters For Immediate Release: Sept. 19, 2012 Clerk David Orr and the Chicago Fire’s Jay Nolly visited a Reavis High School soccer practice Wednesday afternoon to promote voter registration and urge students to get involved in the Nov. 6, 2012 Presidential Election. “If you don’t participate, it’s like …

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