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Commissioner Sean Morrison’s Statement on the IL Appellate Court Ruling on Jussie Smollett

Once again, Cook County citizens are left questioning the competence and integrity of our judiciary after repeatedly being misled by State’s Attorney Kim Foxx, and exposed to her gross incompetence, and failure to perform the duties of her elected office. #seanmorrison

Save “A Pot of Gold” This St. Patrick’s Day When you Ride CTA

Customers can save more on unlimited rides by purchasing either the 1-Day ($5) or the 3-Day ($15) CTA passes.

Crane Foundation Donates $100,000 to Project H.O.O.D. Community Center

On behalf of the Crane Foundation, Crane Co. President and CEO Max Mitchell will present Pastor Corey Brooks with a $100,000 donation earmarked for the Project H.O.O.D. Leadership and Economic Opportunity Center.

UChicago Medicine Receives Approval to Begin Designing City’s First Freestanding Cancer Center on South Side

The $633 million project to build a 500,000-square-foot facility dedicated to cancer care and research represents one of the largest investments made by UChicago Medicine for patients and the South Side community.

Jonathan T. Swain Files Petitions in Campaign for Illinois’ 1st Congressional District

He was recognized by Crain’s Chicago Business as a Notable Black Leader and Executive in 2021 and is responsible for founding multiple events and festivals to serve South Side communities, including the Hyde Park Summer Fest, one of the community’s largest festivals. #swain

Mayor Lightfoot, CPD and CTA Officials Announce New Public Safety Measures for Nation’s Second Largest Transit System

"Though we are proud to have one of the best transit systems in the country, that reputation and everything we're doing to keep it will mean nothing if CTA customers don't feel safe taking public transportation," said Mayor Lightfoot.

Chicago Public Schools Announces Move to Mask-Optional Model Beginning March 14

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) will move to a mask-optional model for staff and all students, pre-k through grade 12, beginning Monday, March 14. #CPS

Sheriff’s Police, Homeland Security Investigations Takedown Brothel Operation

During the execution of the search warrant, Sheriff’s Police investigators found items consistent with the operation of a brothel including financial items and documents. Investigators also recovered two guns including a Glock with a switch that made that firearm fully automatic.

Libertarians Win Complaint Against Cook County Clerk

For a party that has been so vocal about fairness and inclusiveness in elections, it's stunning to see the lengths they will go to prevent anyone outside their party from participating in the political process.

Karin Norington-Reaves Statement on President Biden’s State of the Union Address

We are in a troubling moment in history, with so many problems both at home in our communities and abroad

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