Press Releases

Mayor's Press Releases

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Feb 26, 2015 Mayor Emanuel Announces Expansion, Upgrade of Domestic Violence Pilot Program
South East Side Police District Added to Pilot; Includes Stronger Role for Advocates, Improvements in Technology, New Police Staffing


Feb 22, 2015 Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District To Rehab, Build 77 Playgrounds This Year Through Chicago Plays! Program
Additionally, Chicago Public Schools to Build 27 School Playgrounds in 2015


Feb 20, 2015 Mayor Emanuel, City Officials, Community Members Celebrate Groundbreaking of New Arts and Recreation Center in Ellis Park


Feb 19, 2015 Nearly $8 Million Donated To National Park Foundation In Support Of Pullman National Monument


Feb 17, 2015 City Of Chicago Cracks Down On Tax Preparers During Undercover Operation


Feb 17, 2015 Mayor Emanuel, Rep. Quigley, MWRD and Ald. Laurino Announce Funding Secured for Albany Park Storm Water Tunnel
Construction on Critically Needed Drainage Improvement to Commence Summer 2015; Additional $10 Million in Funding Secured for Homeowners Who Suffered Damage in 2013 Floods


Feb 17, 2015 Mayor Emanuel Announces $10 Million Private Investment, Tripling One Summer Chicago Plus Youth Job Opportunities
City of Chicago’s and Inner City Youth Empowerment’s Investment Will Provide 5,000 Job Opportunities to Reduce Youth Violence Through Proven Program


Feb 13, 2015 Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Announce Spring Park Program Registration to Begin February 23
In 2014, there were more than 330,000 enrollments in Park District programs


Feb 9, 2015 Mayor Emanuel Announces Opening of New Cermak CTA Green Line Station
Near South Side Station to Deliver Major Service Improvement for Motor Row and Nearby McCormick Place


Feb 5, 2015 Mayor Emanuel, Secretary Foxx Announce Your New Blue O’Hare Branch Modernization Project To Receive $120 Million In Federal Funding
The $120 Million Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) funding is part of a four year, $492 million CTA Modernization Project – Your New Blue