Mayor Rahm Emanuel today joined Alderman Burnett (27th Ward), development partners Shapack and Focus and capital partner Walton Street Capital to break ground on the latest project in Fulton Market District, building on years of investment in an area that is now powering the City’s growing tech and innovation ecosystem.
On this week’s episode of “Chicago Stories” podcast, Mayor Emanuel sat down with Chicago Community Trust president Dr. Helene Gayle for a conversation about the connections between public health and community development, what brought her to Chicago, and the impact she hopes to have on her new home.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Department (CPD) Superintendent Eddie Johnson today announced 100 new officers are being sent to neighborhood police Districts for their first assignment as part of this year's latest deployments.
Incumbent Alderman Howard Brookins Jr. retained his 21st Ward post on Tuesday night with 53.16 percent of the votes (6,996) to challenger’s Marvin McNeil's 46.84 percent (6,165) with all 54 precincts reporting, according to the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today joined the Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation (DSS), the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Chicago Department of Water Management (DWM) to kick off the City’s first service blitz of the season.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Corporation Counsel Ed Siskel today announced that the City of Chicago is joining San Francisco and New York in urging the Food and Drug Administration to reverse its 2017 decision granting e-cigarette manufacturers a four-year extension to submit their applications for premarket review and immediately undertake the legally required health and safety review of e-cigarettes.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced Chicago’s streetlight modernization program has reached a major milestone, with the installation of more than 100,000 new LED streetlights since the program was launched in September 2017.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD) Commissioner Karen Tamley, and community leaders announced the release of the Mayoral Task Force on Employment and Economic Opportunity for People Disabilities set of recommendations.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Corporation Counsel Ed Siskel and Business Affairs and Consumer Protection Commissioner (BACP) Rosa Escareno today announced that the City of Chicago is filing a lawsuit against 27 online sellers of e-cigarettes and vaping liquids and citing 4 retail stores in Chicago with illegal sales of products to minors.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced the completion of a $10 million Tax Increment Financing (TIF) agreement between the City of Chicago and Shop & Save market to redevelop the last vacant Dominick’s in South Shore into a full-service grocery store.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today joined Chicago Public Schools and Success Bound, an initiative of the Lefkofsky Family Foundation to announce a new Summer Reading Initiative to keep 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students academically engaged over the summer months.
Mayor Emanuel and Dr. Michael L. Lomax, president and CEO of UNCF (United Negro College Fund), today announced a new partnership to assist Star Scholar students who are transferring to one of UNCF’s 37 member-institutions
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson today released the following statement as U.S. District Judge Robert Dow issued a court order finalizing the consent decree that the City negotiated with the Office of Attorney General.