Press Releases

Mayor's Press Releases

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Sep 23, 2016 Mayor Emanuel Announces New School-Based Health Center At Drake Elementary To Serve Students And Bronzeville Families
New School-Based Health Center is One of Five to be funded by E-Cig Tax, Joins 32 Centers of its Kind in Schools Citywide to Foster Healthy Lifestyles for Students


Sep 22, 2016 Mayor Emanuel, CPS and CPD Announce Positive Outcome of Youth Violence Prevention Strategies
New Data Reveals Major Reduction in Student Victimization and Criminal Incidents Impacting CPS Students; Results Follow Innovative Anti-Violence Approaches and Improved Citywide Safety Coordination for City’s Youths


Sep 22, 2016 Mayor Emanuel Outlines Comprehensive Public Safety Strategy
Plan to improve safety, security in every Chicago neighborhood, grow the police department by 970 officers over two years, provide mentors to every 8th - 10th grade CPS boy in the 20 most violent community areas


Sep 22, 2016 Public Safety Remarks as Prepared


Sep 21, 2016 Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Public Library Announce Animal, Vegetable, Miracle as 27th One Book, One Chicago Selection
‘Eat Think Grow’ is this year’s theme


Sep 20, 2016 Mayor Emanuel Announces Chicago Named America’s Top City For Cycling
Chicago Wins Top Honor from Bicycling Magazine as City Poised to Become First Major U.S. City with Downtown Network of Protected Bike Lanes


Sep 20, 2016 Mayor Emanuel, Sawyer Family Commemorate Eugene Sawyer Water Purification Plant
South Water Purification Plant renamed in Mayor Sawyer’s honor


Sep 20, 2016 Mayor Emanuel, Department of Streets and Sanitation Announce New Dry Ice Pilot to Combat Rodents


Sep 20, 2016 Wilson Sporting Goods Co. To Relocate Global Headquarters To Downtown Chicago In 2017
Longtime Chicago-Based Company Bringing 400 Team Members and an Iconic Sports Brand to the Heart of the City


Sep 14, 2016 Various Measures Introduced to and Approved by the Chicago City Council