March 8, 2019

FYI: JPMorgan Chase PRO Neighborhoods Competition now open

Commissioner Bill Lowry would like to share with 3rd District Residents: From JPMorgan Chase & Co., Corporate Responsibility: “JPMorgan Chase’s sixth Partnerships for Raising Opportunities in Neighborhoods (PRO Neighborhoods) CDFI Collaborative Competition officially launched today and closes on April 22, 2019 at midnight (PST). The competition is part of our five-year, $125 million initiative to provide communities with the capital and tools …

Continue reading
February 27, 2019

FYI: IBEW Apprenticeship Opportunity for New Applicants

Commissioner Bill Lowry would like to share with 3rd District Residents: IBEW Local 134 and the Electrical Contractors’ Association sponsor apprenticeship program through the Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Unit has permission from the U.S. Department of Labor to open registration for new applicants for its Communications Program. Registration will take place at IBEW-NECA Technical Institute (6201 W. 115th Street, Alsip, Illinois) …

Continue reading
February 25, 2019

City of Chicago Municipal Election – Voting Information

Commissioner Bill Lowry would like to share with 3rd District residents: Early Voting ends on Monday, February 25.Hours vary, with most early voting locations ending at 5pm, and seven “permanent sites” ending at 7pm. Early Voting locations/times can be found here: https://chicagoelections.com/en/early-voting.html Election Day Voting on Tuesday, February 26 will be from 6am – 7pm.To check your registration and find …

Continue reading
February 25, 2019

FYI: Cook County Application for 2019 Community Development Block Grant & Emergency Solutions Grant Programs are now available

Commissioner Bill Lowry would like to share with 3rd District Residents: The 2019 CDBG applications and related materials are now available on the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development website. Materials for the ESG program will be published shortly. They can be found by going to: https://www.cookcountyil.gov/content/grant-applicants-cdbg-esg Applications are due by 4:00pm on Friday, March 29, 2019.

Continue reading
February 20, 2019

Join us for a Certification Bootcamp!

Are you interested in learning how to obtain a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), Women Business Enterprise (WBE), or Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) certification? Come join me and the Chicago Urban League for this Certification Bootcamp:Date: March 5, 2019 Time: 9am – 12pmLocation: Chicago Urban League, 4510 S. Michigan Ave.

Continue reading
February 18, 2019

Resource: Property Tax Appeal

The 3rd District County Commissioner office put together this resource for our residents to best understand how to file an appeal for their Property Taxes: bit.ly/3rdtaxappealresource This resource helps:-Residents who are looking to file an appeal for their Property Tax-Seniors who are looking to file their annual appeal for their Property Tax-Seniors who are looking to file a Property Tax Freeze …

Continue reading
November 6, 2018

Bill Lowry victory on November 6!

Bill Lowry was declared the winner of the race for Cook County Commissioner, 3RD District. “The happy ending of this campaign is just the beginning of the real work. I cannot rest until we secure health, safety, prosperity and justice for the 3rd District residents and all of Cook County,” Lowry said. This was the first campaign for Lowry, who …

Continue reading
March 21, 2018

Victory in the March 20 Primary!

We share this victory because we share a vision for Cook County. I entered this race believing that we who live here should be both safe and healthy in our current situations and optimistic about our future. Now, the primary race is a victory, but the work is not yet finished. As we move forward, my resolve is stronger because …

Continue reading
December 29, 2017

Cook County Board candidates Lowry & Degnen, a former football pro turned barrister, the Newtown legacy and more in the last LFO of 2017!

Cook County Board candidates Bill Lowry & Bridget Degnen join the show to discuss their candidacies for the 3rd & 12th Districts. Executive Director of Safe and Sound Michele Gay discusses the Newtown legacy and her organization’s mission to ensure a safe learning environment for our youth. Lawyer and former professional football player Jock Climie discusses his transition from athletics …

Continue reading