Press Releases

Mayor's Press Releases

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Feb 11, 2016 Mayor Emanuel Opens Wings Metro Shelter And Safe House For Families Touched By Domestic Violence
First domestic violence shelter to open in Chicago in more than a decade will increase citywide shelter space for victims of domestic violence by more than a third


Feb 10, 2016 Various Measures Introduced to and Approved by the Chicago City Council


Feb 9, 2016 Mayor Emanuel, Sen. Durbin, CTA Announce President Obama’s Proposed 2017 Budget Includes Significant Funding for CTA Red-Purple Modernization Program
Federal DOT also announces new funding for historic project to completely rebuild and add passenger capacity to congested, outdated sections of Red, Purple lines


Feb 9, 2016 Mayor Emanuel, CHA Announce New Affordable Housing for Families in Pilsen - The Resurrection Project’s Casa Queretaro Expands Housing Opportunities with 45 Units


Feb 8, 2016 Statement from Mayor Emanuel on the Chinese New Year Celebration


Feb 8, 2016 Mayor Emanuel Streamlines Chicago’s Early Learning System to Expand Access to Full Day Programs and Simplify Enrollment
Savings from structural reforms will be reinvested to expand full-day programming to roughly 1,000 additional children; launch universal online application to improve ease of enrollment


Feb 7, 2016 Mayor Emanuel, American Airlines Announce New Gates at O’Hare International Airport
Building on the $1.3 billion Infrastructure Deal at ’Hare, City Announces First Major Gate Expansion Since 1993


Feb 6, 2016 Statement from Mayor Emanuel on the Passing of Sidney Epstein


Feb 6, 2016 Mayor Emanuel, Treasurer Summers To Nearly Double The Number Of Free Tax Preparation Assistance Locations
Number of free tax preparation locations will increase from 21 to 36; 16th annual Tax Prep Chicago to assist residents in accessing millions in income tax refunds


Feb 4, 2016 Mayor Emanuel and Chicago Public Library Welcome Patrons and Materials Home With Fine Amnesty
Welcome Home Program Kicks Off CPL and FCB Partnership for ‘Home of the Curious’ Campaign