Press Releases

Mayor's Press Releases

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Feb 5, 2017 Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Police Department Announce Successful Police Recruitment Campaign with 16,544 Qualified Applicants Seeking to Become a Police Officer
Latest recruitment effort attracts more applicants and more diversity as compared to last year’s exam


Feb 2, 2017 Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Police Superintendent Johnson Celebrate Police Graduation and Promotional Ceremony


Jan 31, 2017 Mayor Emanuel Hosts Students for Dreamer Dinner


Jan 27, 2017 Mayor Emanuel, Police Department Announce Launch of New Technology to Support Strategic Deployments, Reduce Violence
Department launches single platform intelligence centers, expanded gunshot detection systems and POD cameras, and mobile technology in 7th and 11th Districts


Jan 24, 2017 Mayor Emanuel Announces 7 Percent Reduction in Chicago Carbon Emissions As Emissions Increased Nationwide
Reduced building energy use drive significant progress while population, jobs, and economy expand


Jan 13, 2017 City Signs Agreement in Principle with Department of Justice


Jan 9, 2017 Mayor Emanuel, U.S. Senator Durbin, Congresswoman Schakowsky, Congressman Quigley and FTA Acting Administrator Flowers Announce $1 Billion Funding Agreement for the First Phase of the Red and Purple Modernization Program
CTA to move forward on historic, transformational project that will reconstruct rail stations that are modern and fully accessible; increase capacity and reduce delays, overcrowding


Jan 8, 2017 Mayor Emanuel, CTA Join Congressman Davis and Rush to Announce Garfield Gateway Project
Improvements to Green Line station to enhance the commuter experience and create a strong community focal point on Chicago’s South Side


Dec 29, 2016 Mayor Emanuel Announces Appointment Of Arnaldo Rivera To Chicago Board Of Education
Rivera appointed to Board of Education following years of service to Chicago Public Schools as educator and administrator


Dec 20, 2016 Mayor Emanuel Announces Damen, Elston, Fullerton Reconstruction Project Reaches Major Milestone