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Mayor Seeks To Require City Contractors To Hire Neighborhood Workers

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proposed an ordinance to require contractors hire neighborhood residents for many construction projects funded by the city.


Illinois State Capitol

State Supreme Court Upholds Capital Construction Program

The Illinois Supreme Court has upheld legislation that created a $31 billion statewide infrastructure construction plan.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2011

Illinois State Capitol

Meeting Planned On Possible Special Legislative Session

A meeting is planned for Wednesday between Gov. Pat Quinn and House Speaker Michael Madigan to discuss calling lawmakers back for a special session.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2011

Construction Project

Lawmakers Not Thrilled About Special Session To Save Construction Projects

Gov. Pat Quinn’s promise to call a special session of the General Assembly is not getting an enthusiastic reception.

WBBM Newsradio–06/07/2011