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Mayor Emanuel Defers Vote On Infrastructure Plan

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has decided to put off consideration of his $1.7 billion project to rebuild the city’s infrastructure, amid questions about oversight of the program.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2012

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Finance Committee OKs Mayor’s Infrastructure Trust Plan

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s controversial plan to fund $1.7 billion worth of public construction projects with private money cleared a major hurdle Monday, after a City Council panel endorsed the plan, following five hours of debate and a mini-revolt from aldermen concerned about a lack of City Council oversight.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2012

On March 1, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and former President Bill Clinton announced a new trust fund, funded by private investors, to pay for energy-efficient upgrades for city buildings and other city infrastructure projects. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel, Clinton Announce $200M Investment In City Buildings

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is joining former President Bill Clinton Thursday afternoon in announcing a new program to spur private financing for new and retrofitted government buildings, and other public projects.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2012