CHICAGO (CBS) — U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Illinois) is putting pressure on Gov. JB Pritzker to sign a bill that could bring 10,000 jobs to the south and southwest suburbs.

“We want the 10,000 jobs,” Rush said. “What’s the matter with you, gov?”

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The $2 billion Compass Global Logistics hub would serve as a relay point in Joliet for goods by freight train.

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The Joliet City Council approved the project in December, and the developer Northpoint Development, is ready to build.

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Now, the ball is in Gov. Pritzker’s court. But Pritzker has not signed the bill for the development to go ahead.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff