Press Releases

Mayor's Press Releases

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Jul 24, 2014 Mayor Emanuel, Alderman Reilly, O’Donnell Investment Company and William Blair & Co. Break Ground on 150 North Riverside
Project will Create More Than 1,500 Construction Jobs and 1.5 Acres of New Open Space Along the Riverfront


Jul 24, 2014 Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Transit Authority And Chicago Federation Of Labor Launch Groundbreaking “Build Chicago” Partnership To Encourage Job Growth
Purchase Of Next-Generation Rail Cars Will Encourage U.S. Job Growth, Modernize CTA’s Rail Fleet, And Improve Customer Comfort


Jul 23, 2014 Statement From Mayor Emanuel On Proposed DOT Rule For The Safe Rail Transportation Of Crude Oil, Flammable Materials


Jul 22, 2014 Mayor Emanuel Breaks Ground At Wildwood Elementary School Annex To Alleviate Overcrowding
Annexes at Wildwood and Oriole Park Elementary Schools Help Ease Overcrowding and Expand Classroom Space


Jul 22, 2014 Mayor Emanuel Announces Additional Airport Noise Monitors Near O'Hare International Airport


Jul 21, 2014 Mayor Emanuel Announces City To Receive Federal Funds To Help At-Risk Youth
More than 3,100 students will be reached during the 2014-15 school year for Becoming a Man and Match programs


Jul 20, 2014 Mayor Emanuel and Alderman Suarez Announce Task Force to Reform Affordable Requirements Ordinance to Create More Housing Options
Community Leaders and Developers Will Make Recommendation to Add 1,000 Affordable Housing Units Over 5 Years, a Fivefold Increase Over Units Created since 2007


Jul 18, 2014 Mayor Emanuel Announces The Second Expansion Of Retrofit Chicago's Commercial Buildings Initiative
16 Additional Facilities Commit To 20 Percent Energy Efficiency Improvement Within Five Years; Current Participants Have Achieved Seven Percent Energy Reduction To-Date


Jul 17, 2014 Mayor Emanuel, Department Of Water Management Announce 50,000th Water Meter Installed Since Start Of Metersave Program
Metered Households Achieve Average Water Bill Savings of 50 Percent


Jul 17, 2014 Mayor Emanuel Announces Results of Energy Efficiency Pilot Competition
Buildings in Humboldt Park and Logan Square Averaged 20% Reduction in Electric, Gas, and Water Use and Savings of $54,000 on their Energy Bills