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Mayor, School Leaders Kick Off Year for Chicago Schools

Mayor and CPS Leadership Visit 19 Schools Across Chicago- Today, Mayor Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools (CPS) leadership visited 19 schools across Chicago to join students, teachers, p continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Rings in the First Day of School at UNO Octavio Paz

Monday morning Mayor Emanuel shared high-fives and gave thumbs-up to hundreds of students in grades K-8 at the United Neighborhood Organization’s (UNO) Octavio Paz Charter School. Students and parents released balloons continue reading »

Chicago’s Visitor Industry Sees Boom in Both Jobs and Spending

2011 Shows Outstanding Progress; Best Numbers in Several Years - Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Choose Chicago President and CEO Don Welsh announced today that Chicago’s visitor indu continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces Zurich Insurance to Add 150 Jobs Downtown

Leading Insurance Company Will Raise its Chicago-based Employee Base to More than 500 - Mayor Emanuel announced today that Zurich, a leading commercial property-casualty insurance p continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel, Illinois Institute of Technology Announce Innovation Center

New Hub of Creative Education, Technology, and Entrepreneurship to be Built at IIT's South Side Campus - Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) President John L. And continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel to Re-Open Libraries on Monday Mornings Year Round

New Flexible Staff Scheduling Helps Provide Enhanced Programming and Resources for Young Children - Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Library Commissioner Brian Bannon today announced that the C continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces Initiative to Prevent Gang Activity In and Around Vacant Buildings

City to Identify, Secure, and Demolish Vacant Buildings To Stop Gangs From Using As Gathering Places For Illegal Activity - Mayor Emanuel today announced a new initiative between the Chicago Police Department (CPD) an continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces ThinkChicago to Double in Size

Innovative Program Will Bring 100 of the Best and Brightest to Chicago This Fall - Mayor Emanuel announced today that ThinkChicago, a program established last year to introduce top students continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel to Legalize Cook-On-Site Food Truck Industry Across Chicago

Mayor Will Introduce Ordinance Designed to Support and Expand Food Truck Operations Throughout City - On Wednesday, Mayor Emanuel, Alderman Tom Tunney, Alderman Joe Moreno and Alderman Brendan Reilly will intro continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces New Reforms to Make Business Inspections Smarter, Simpler

Chicago Start-up Businesses Should Be Able to Focus on Creating Jobs and Expanding – Not Dealing with City Hall’s Red Tape - Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced the first round in a seri continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces Nominees to the Chicago Infrastructure Trust Board

Five Nominees Represent Array of Experience in Infrastructure Finance and Economic Development in Public and Private Sectors - Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced the inaugural board of the Chicago Infrastructure Trust continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces Retrofit Chicago - Commercial Buildings Initiative

City of Chicago Joins President Obama’s Better Buildings Challenge; Innovative Program Extends Energy Efficiency Efforts to Private Buildings Throughout Chicago continue reading »

Mayor Announces Chicago New Americans Initiative to Help Eligible Immigrants Become US Citizens

The Chicago New Americans Initiative Will Directly Assist 10,000 Immigrants in Chicago; Most Comprehensive Municipal Effort In the Country - Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the Chicago continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel, NFL Commissioner Goodell Commemorate Soldier Field’s LEED Status

First NFL Stadium to Achieve LEED Status - Mayor Rahm Emanuel today joined National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell and Chicago Bears Presid continue reading »

Chicago Green Office Challenge Winners Recognized By Mayor and ICLEI

Friendly competition to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions saves Chicago businesses 124 million kilowatt-hours of electricity and more than 85,000 metric tons of carbon emissions Equal to removing more than 16,000 cars off Chicago streets continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces Partnership with DePaul and Loyola to Improve Lake View and Senn High School

DePaul Signs on as 4-Year College Partner for Early College STEM Program at Lake View; Loyola Offers Teacher Training and Curriculum Support as Senn Transitions to Wall-to-Wall IB Program continue reading »

Gutierrez: May 12 Citizenship Workshop With Special Guest Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Public Service Announcement on Univision Features Congressman and Mayor Inviting Participation In Spanish. Today, Congressman Luis V. Gutierrez (D-IL) will hold a citizenship workshop in Chicago on Saturday, continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces Success of Ordinance Ensuring Banks Do Their Part to Protect Neighborhoods

Mayor Emanuel and Alderman Pat Dowell Announce Success of Chicago's Vacant Properties Ordinance in Ensuring Banks Do Their Part to Protect Chicago's Neighborhoods. continue reading »

Capital Funding to Disinfect the Chicago River

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Joins Governor Pat Quinn and U.S. EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson To Announce Capital Funding to Disinfect the Chicago River continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces New Tourism Organizati​on Will Create Offices in Brazil, Germany and Japan

Mayor Sets Goal of Moving Into Top Five of American Cities in International Visitors; Announces Chicago Will Host Pow Wow in 2014. Mayor Emanuel today addressed the membership of the Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau, continue reading »