Press Releases

Mayor's Press Releases

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Sep 26, 2017 Mayor Emanuel Announces Record Breaking Number of Tower Cranes Operating in 2017
Latest Tower Crane at 2345 N. Lincoln makes 53; marking the highest number since the Great Recession


Sep 26, 2017 Mayor Emanuel Marks Chicago's Emergence as a National Health-Tech Leader at Announcement of New Outcome Health Tower
Outcome Health Plans to Create 2,000 New Jobs Over Five Years, Leading Chicago’s Health-Tech Boom


Sep 25, 2017 Mayor Emanuel and City Colleges Chancellor Salgado Break Ground on New $45 Million Daley College Engineering & Advanced Manufacturing Center
State of the art facility will prepare Chicagoans to seize 20,000 jobs coming to the region in advanced manufacturing and engineering in the next decade


Sep 24, 2017 Chicago to Host 2018 Laver Cup
Chicago to be First U.S. City to Host International Tennis Competition Between Team Europe and Team World


Sep 22, 2017 Mayor Emanuel Announces Mentoring Initiative to Serve an Additional 2,000 Youth in Highest Risk Communities This Fall
Latest expansions brings the City more than 90 percent towards its goal of reaching approximately 7,200 youths by 2018


Sep 22, 2017 Mayor Emanuel Welcomes 129 New Police Recruits to the Academy
City makes progress on CPD hiring plan


Sep 20, 2017 Mayor Emanuel Announces City Seeking Nominations for Amazon HQ2 Locations
Amazon HQ2 Expected to Generate $5 Billion of Investment and Create 50,000 Jobs


Sep 19, 2017 Mayor Emanuel Launches Historic Streetlight Modernization Program
Flips Switch to Activate First Four Blocks of Modern, More-Reliable Streetlight Fixtures; Chicago Smart Lighting Program Will Install 270,000 Upgraded Lights Over Four Years


Sep 19, 2017 Mayor Emanuel and City Colleges of Chicago Announce Five New Star Scholarship Transfer Partners
Saint Xavier University, Kendall College, Marquette University, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, and Illinois State University join City Colleges’ growing list of transfer partners


Sep 19, 2017 Mayor Emanuel Announces Collaborative "Getting to Zero" Initiative that Seeks to Effectively Eliminate New HIV Infections by 2027
Aggressive campaign advocates use of HIV prevention and treatment medications through social marketing and provider education