Press Releases

Mayor's Press Releases

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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


Dec 19, 2016 Mayor Emanuel Announces Maria Guerra Lapacek to Be Director of Legislative Counsel and Government Affairs; Names Samantha Fields as Commissioner of the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection


Dec 13, 2016 Mayor Emanuel and CPD Superintendent Johnson Welcome New Police Recruits
100 new recruits beginning their training are thanked by Mayor for their service


Dec 12, 2016 Mayor Emanuel Announces Demonstration Of New Street Lights; Requests Public Feedback Before Citywide Installation Begins Next Year
Next-generation technology will improve quality and reliability of Chicago’s streetlights


Dec 10, 2016 City Officials Urge Chicagoans To Prepare For Cold And Snowy Conditions In Upcoming Week
Winter Storm Warning in effect Saturday through Monday


Dec 9, 2016 Mayor Emanuel Names Joan Coogan First Deputy Chief of Staff