Press Releases

Mayor's Press Releases

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Oct 21, 2014 Mayor Emanuel, Education and Community Leaders Launch Funding Campaign To Transform Arts Education In CPS Schools
“Be Creative: The Campaign for Creative Schools” to Raise $38 Million to Ensure Arts Education Reaches “Every Student in Every Grade in Every School”


Oct 21, 2014 Mayor Rahm Emanuel Announces Results Of City’s Online Community Forum
City Will Implement Three Ideas Submitted by Residents to Support Early Learners and Expand Chicago Public Library Resources; Four New Discussion Topics Launched


Oct 20, 2014 Mayor Emanuel's Statement on City Treasurer Stephanie Neely


Oct 20, 2014 Mayor Emanuel, Speaker Madigan, Labor and Community Leaders Join ComEd to Break Ground on New Chicago Training Facility
New Site Will Bring Jobs, Train Next Generation of Utility Workers; Facility Will Also Provide Afterschool Career and Technical Training for Chicago Public School Students


Oct 20, 2014 Mayor Emanuel And Peoples Gas Announce $1 Million For Help With Residential Heating Bills
Peoples Gas’ ‘Share the Warmth’ fund doubles to keep Chicagoans warm this winter


Oct 17, 2014 Fraternal Order Of Police Ratify Contract With City Of Chicago
Responsible Approach Respects Police Officers and Taxpayers; First Ratified FOP Contract Since 1996


Oct 17, 2014 Mayor Emanuel, Cabinet Members, Public Health Officials and Hospital Leaders Discuss City’s Preparedness for Ebola
CDPH continues coordination efforts with city health, public safety and transportation leaders


Oct 17, 2014 Mayor Emanuel, Senator Durbin, Alderman Thompson, Community Leaders and Veterans of the U.S. Military Open Hope Manor II
Investment Will Help the City Deliver of Mayor Emanuel’s Goal of Ending Homelessness Among Veterans by the End of 2015


Oct 16, 2014 Mayor Emanuel And Choose Chicago Announce Microsoft Ignite In Chicago In May 2015
Conference Will Bring 20,000 Visitors and Nearly $50 Million in Estimated Direct Expenditures


Oct 16, 2014 Mayor Emanuel Announces ThinkChicago: Chicago Ideas Week 2014
Fourth Annual Event Brings 139 of the Midwest’s Top Engineering and Computer Science Students to Chicago; 2014 Winner of ThinkChicago: Lollapalooza Challenge Announced