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Tag Results for "Mayor Rahm Emanuel"

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on the Results of the Teachers Strike (VIDEO)

Following the Chicago Teachers Union strike, Mayor Rahm Emanuel released a video reflecting on the changes and status of the new contract. continue reading »

One Week In, All Chicago Students Are Getting Needed Instruction With More Classroom Time

Today marks the end of the first week in which all CPS students have been in school with the Full School Day; Early Track students complete their first month of school today continue reading »

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Regarding May 2012 Employment Rates in Chicago

Mayor Emanuel: I am pleased that last month, Chicago recorded its lowest unemployment rate since January 2009, as well as the highest number of employed residents since December 2009. continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces Huron Consulting Group Will Add 400 to 600 Jobs in Chicago

Positions will Range from the Campus Analyst to Managing Director Level, Focused in the Health, Education, and Legal Consulting Areas - Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that Huron C continue reading »

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Stops by Conan to Test His Knowledge of Chicago

Conan puts his Chicago knowledge to the test with the help of Mayor Rahm Emanuel. 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 Releases First-Year Progress Report

First-Year Report and Website Offer Greater Access to City Government, Hold Leaders Accountable and Allow Chicagoans to Provide Public Feedback. Mayor Rahm Emanuel released a comprehensive report detailing continue reading »

Come on Rahm: Let People Protest in Chicago They Don’t Want to “Sit Down and Shut Up”

More than 10,000 people have joined a popular campaign on Change.org calling on Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to drop proposed amendments to Chicago City Ordinance O2011-9743 continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Names Mexican-American Adolfo Hernandez to Head Immigrant’s Office

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday named Mexico-American activist Adolfo Hernandez to be the director of Chicago's just-created Office of New Americans, which will attend to matters concerning immigrants. continue reading »

ACLU Charges Chicago Minority Neighborhoods Have Less Police Protection

The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois (ACLU) and a Chicago neighborhood organization have filed suit against the City of Chicago alleging minority neighborhoods receive less police protection versus white neighborhood. continue reading »

Two Affordable Housing Projects Coming to Humboldt Park

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is asking City Council to approve two project that would be more affordable housing to the Humboldt Park community and create 80 units of available rental housing. continue reading »

Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy has Grand Opening

This week Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, State Representative Edward Acevedo and Baxter International Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Robert L. Parkinson, Jr. at the grand opening of the Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy (IHSCA) high school, the Chicago Public Schools’ first charter dedicated to health science careers. continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Launches Comprehensive Program to Combat Foreclosure Crisis in City’s Neighborhoods

Innovative Micro-Market Recovery Program to leverage $15-20 million from MacArthur Foundation to preserve, revitalize portions of nine communities. continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel & Superintendent McCarthy Announce New Initiative to Help Prevent Crime

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Department (CPD) Superintendent Garry McCarthy announced the launch of A Force For Good, a new initiative that will strengthen community- and faith-based organizations’ ability to enhance safety and reduce violent crime in communities across Chicago. continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces ThinkChicago Program for Top Students from Regional Universities

Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced ThinkChicago, a special program that will bring top students from regional universities to Chicago for meetings, lectures and interactive sessions designed to foster a better understanding of Chicago’s world-class business climate. continue reading »

New Humboldt Park Library Named After Former Mayor Richard M. Daley

On Thursday the Chicago Public library facility located at the corner of Kedzie and Chicago avenue in the Humboldt Park neighborhood was named in honor of former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley. continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces Creation of New Americans to Support Chicago’s Immigrant Communites

Help Enhance Their Contributions to Chicago's Economic, Civic and Cultural Life. Office will help immigrants access city services and start new businesses; will pursue long-term goal of making Chicago the world’s most immigrant-friendly city continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Makes Difficult Decisions Necessary To Close Remaining Budget Shortfall

Also releases nine previously proposed work-rule changes that will help solve the city’s immediate fiscal challenge. Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Friday his plan to balance the City’s 2011 budget, closing a $31 million budget shortfall. “My duty as mayor is to protect our city’s taxpayers, not the city payroll,” said Mayor Emanuel. continue reading »

92 More Police Put on the Street, Focus on High Crime Districts

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and new Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy have announced that 92 more police will be hitting the streets with a special focus on high crime neighborhoods. The additional police will be new police academy graduates and others will be removed from desks job to go on the street. continue reading »

Public Building Commission Accused of Over-Paying Minority-Owned Businesses

According to a report released Wednesday, the Chicago Public Building Commission, which oversees hundreds of millions of dollars of construction projects, "grossly overstated" the amount of money paid to minority contractors in 2009. continue reading »