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Proposed Fuel Tax Increase for Cook County runs into overwhelming Board opposition led by Commissioner Morrison

May 11, 2016

Chicago, IL – A 66% tax increase to Cook County’s special use gasoline and fuel tax proposed by Commissioner Richard Boykin hit a wall of opposition at today’s board meeting. The sponsor of the proposed tax hike deferred the proposal instead of calling for a vote so as to avoid a resounding defeat on the board floor.“The gas tax increase...

Commissioner Morrison Opposes Huge Gas Tax Hike (Letter to the Editor)

April 26, 2016

A 66% tax increase to Cook County’s special use gasoline and fuel tax has been proposed by Commissioner Richard Boykin. This proposed tax increase has been earmarked to fund several new, yet vaguely defined, county government programs. Not only is the 66% gas tax increase questionable, but there are also questions about the new programs that appear to be expanding...

Commissioner Morrison Questions Vague “Special Fund” Ordinance (Letter to the Editor)

April 6, 2016

A Cook County ordinance has been proposed to create a “Youth Employment Special Fund”. The sponsors of this proposal intend to fund this program by taking from property owners a five percent (5%) reduction in an economic tax incentive benefit; incentives that provide economic stimulus.The county board has been asked to approve an extremely vague two paragraph proposal which provides...

Commissioner Morrison announces grant program to provide local law enforcement with life-saving auto injector pens for heroin overdoses

April 5, 2016

Orland Park, IL – Commissioner Sean M. Morrison, in cooperation with the Orland Fire Protection District and Kaléo, Inc., has secured a grant of naloxone to supply Cook County Police Departments, free of charge, with the opioid antagonist, Evzio®. Under the agreement, Kaléo, Inc. is donating 12,000 Evzio® (Naloxone) kits to the office of Commissioner Morrison for distribution to police...

Commissioner Morrison honors Orland Park native Michael Schofield of the Super Bowl Champion Denver Broncos

March 23, 2016

Chicago, IL – Cook County Commissioner Sean M. Morrison and the Cook County Board of Commissioners honored Orland Park native Michael Schofield of the Super Bowl Champion Denver Broncos at Wednesday’s board meeting.  Commissioner Morrison sponsored a resolution honoring Schofield’s Super Bowl achievement.Michael Schofield, a native of Orland Park, began playing football in the sixth grade where he played for...

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