Rep. Bobby Rush Denies Allegations Made By Former Metra CEO Alex CliffordCongressman Bobby Rush is trying to counter what he calls innuendo and lies concerning his dealings with the embattled Metra commuter rail agency, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Rep. Rush, Activists March On Metra Over Project's Lack Of Minority ContractsU.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) is leading a protest march Thursday, asking Metra to restart the bidding process on the Englewood Flyover project on the city’s South Side.
Emanuel, Quinn, Durbin: Rush Is Right To Take Issue With Diversity On Metra ProjectU.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) says he has been told there are virtually no minority firms being considered in a massive Metra construction project in the Englewood neighborhood, and he's prepared to shut Metra down.
Lipinski Pushes For Six-Year Transportation Funding BillEven as Congress prepares to debate and vote on President Barack Obama's jobs bill, behind the scenes, some lawmakers are talking about multi-year legislation to fund major transportation projects.
Englewood Railroad Flyover Project To Create 1,500 Local JobsThe Chicago economy is getting a bit of good news Monday morning, as the huge Englewood Flyover railroad project stands to bring hundreds of jobs.
New Railroad Bridge To Ease Commute, Create JobsU.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski says 1,400 construction jobs are heading for Chicago's South Side to build a massive railroad bridge at 63rd and State streets.
Plans Finalized For Englewood Railroad Flyover BridgeRelief may be around the bend for thousands of Metra's Rock Island line commuters accustomed to big delays caused by the railroad traffic bottleneck on Chicago's South Side.
Congress Cuts Funding For Railroad Flyover BridgeFunding has been cut for a massive bridge that would have eased rail congestion in the South Side’s Englewood neighborhood.
Cuts Would Eliminate Railroad Flyover ProjectA proposed project to ease rail congestion is now in jeopardy.