Press Releases

Mayor's Press Releases

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Aug 18, 2017 Mayor Emanuel Dedicates New Public Artwork Along Chicago Riverwalk
Paintings by Candida Alvarez and other temporary art on view through Fall 2017


Aug 18, 2017 Mayor Emanuel, Department of Streets and Sanitation Tout Efficiency of Graffiti Removal
As a result of grid model, new blaster trucks, resident graffiti complaints are down 17 percent over last year


Aug 17, 2017 Mayor Emanuel Opens Phase II of the Northeast Cargo Development and Announces Record Cargo Activity at O'Hare
New Cargo Development Expands and Hires 600 Local Workers; 2017 Expected to be Another Record Year for Air Cargo Activity at O’Hare International Airport


Aug 16, 2017 Statement from Mayor Rahm Emanuel, CPS CEO Forrest Claypool and CPS Chief Education Officer Janice Jackson


Aug 16, 2017 Mayor Emanuel Announces Decreasing Breast Health Disparities for Chicago's African American Women
Chicago ranked top among cities in reducing breast health disparities, invests $700,000 in services to further decrease breast cancer mortality rate


Aug 16, 2017 Mayor Emanuel Issues Executive Order to Require City's Largest Construction Projects Commit to Hiring Diverse Workforce
Developers Seeking Plan Development Zoning Approvals will be Required to Disclose Efforts to Hire Minorities and Women


Aug 15, 2017 CPD Superintendent Johnson Welcomes 111 New Police Recruits
Applications open for new police entry exam as city makes progress on CPD hiring plan


Aug 14, 2017 Mayor Emanuel Opens Reconstructed Six-Way Interchange at Damen, Elston and Fullerton Avenues
New Traffic Pattern Eliminates Dangerous Interaction and Will Dramatically Improve Traffic Flow


Aug 13, 2017 Statement from Mayor Emanuel on the Passing of Police Captain James Lavoy


Aug 13, 2017 Statement from Mayor Emanuel on the State Senate's Override of Governor Rauner's Education Funding Veto