Press Releases

Mayor's Press Releases

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Jul 1, 2015 Mayor Emanuel Lays Out Comprehensive Plan to Address CPS Budget Crisis, Warns of Deeper Cuts


Jul 1, 2015 City Of Chicago Raises Minimum Wage to $10
More than 200,000 Workers Across Chicago Receive a Raise Today; This is the First Step in Raising the Minimum Wage to $13 Per Hour


Jun 30, 2015 Mayor Emanuel Holds Public Safety Cabinet Meeting Focused on July 4 Planning
Police to Work 12-hour Shifts, Adding Manpower to Streets; Community Leaders Partnering with Police to Promote a Safe Holiday Weekend


Jun 30, 2015 Mayor Emanuel Announces Retirement Of Planning And Development Commissioner Andrew J. Mooney
Replacement Expected to be Named This Summer


Jun 29, 2015 Mayor Emanuel Announces 2015 Launch of One Summer Chicago Jobs Program
Program Starts Today, Works to Keep Youth Safe and Engaged During Summer; Record 24,000 Jobs and Internships Filled


Jun 29, 2015 Statement from Mayor Rahm Emanuel on the Passing of Jerry Roper


Jun 26, 2015 Statement from Mayor Emanuel on SCOTUS Decision on Marriage Equality


Jun 25, 2015 Statement from Mayor Rahm Emanuel on CTU negotiations


Jun 25, 2015 Mayor Rahm Emanuel Announces City’s First-Ever Technology Plan Makes Significant Progress In Eighteen Months
City Marks Key Accomplishments On 28 Initiatives Outlined In Original Strategy, Ranging From STEM Education And Transportation Upgrades To Data Analytics And Digital Literacy Programs


Jun 25, 2015 Mayor Emanuel Announces Next Steps To Develop Low-Priced Ultra High Speed Broadband Network
City Releases Request For Proposals To Four Pre-Qualified Companies To Develop Gigabit Speed Broadband Network In Key Commercial And Industrial Corridors Across Chicago