Press Releases

Mayor's Press Releases

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May 27, 2016 Mayor Emanuel and Navy Pier Kick-Off Fifth Third Bank Centennial Celebration® With Opening of New Centennial Wheel


May 26, 2016 Mayor Emanuel And City Colleges Of Chicago Announce Qualifed Applicants For Star Scholarship Have Already Doubled For This Fall
CCC Encourages More Eligible Students to Apply to Second Cohort of Star Scholarship Program and Enroll in College at No Cost


May 26, 2016 Statement from Mayor Emanuel on Senate Bill 2048


May 25, 2016 Mayor Emanuel Opens New Cermak Fresh Market in Avondale
New Grocery Store Located in Former Marshall Field’s Warehouse Creating 175 New Jobs


May 24, 2016 Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Launch 4th Summer Season of Night Out in the Parks
More Movies, Performances & Fun in Parks throughout all of Chicago’s 77 communities


May 23, 2016 Mayor Emanuel, Laborers’ 1001 and 1092 Identify Shared Path Forward To Stabilize and Fund Laborers’ & Retirement Board Employees’ Annuity & Benefit Fund
Agreement Includes Increased Contributions from New Employees and Benefit Options for Current Employees In Return For Commitment to Actuarial Funding with Dedicated Revenues


May 23, 2016 Mayor Emanuel Helps Break Ground For Albany Park Stormwater Diversion Tunnel
Tunnel Will Have Capacity to Divert 2,300 Cubic Feet of Water Per Second, Preventing Types of Floods that Devastated Neighborhood Twice in Recent Years


May 23, 2016 Mayor Emanuel And Alderman O'Shea Launch Operation Help-A-Hero To Support Formerly Homeless Veterans Citywide
Aldermen and the Chicago Park District Join Forces to Collect Household Goods for City Veterans


May 20, 2016 Mayor Emanuel Announces New Investment to Expand One Summer Chicago Jobs Program to Reach Nearly 30,000 Youth
Investment Would Increase Summer Jobs by More than 3,000; By Employing Nearly 30,000 Youth this Summer Program Will Have Doubled in Size Since 2011


May 19, 2016 Mayor Emanuel Joins Residents, Community, Faith and Business Leaders to Kick-Off Third Annual Summer of Faith and Action
Group urges every community to participate in Citywide anti-violence initiative on May 27