O’Hare Receives $60M Grant For Runway ProjectsThe first grant of $40 million will kick off the construction of Runway 9C/27C, which includes siting utilities, grading, and pavement work.
University Of Illinois To Research How To Secure Nation's Power GridThe University of Illinois has received nearly $19 million from the federal government to study threats to the nation’s power grid and come up with ways to survive an attack.
Feds Award $500K Grant To Gary For Neighborhood Redevelopment PlanThe city plans to use the grant to attract even more investments through a hyper-local approach to addressing problems in the University Park East neighborhood,
Two Dozen Chicago High Schools To Offer Free CondomsMayor Rahm Emanuel defended a plan to make condoms available at 24 high schools starting next school year, expanding an effort to reduce teen pregnancy and prevent the spread of sexually-transmitted diseases among youths.
CPS To Use Federal Grant To Improve Student HealthChicago Public Schools will use *federal grant money* in an effort to improve the health of its students.
Cook County State's Attorney Gets $500,000 To Fight Human TraffickingA total of $500,000 in federal grant money will allow a program to combat human trafficking to continue in Cook County.
State Gets $24 Million Grant To Fix Up Old, Dangerous MinesThe job of fixing up old, used-up mines in Illinois is getting a $24 million federal boost.
Federal Grant Issued For Security At G8, NATO SummitsChicago and Cook County are sharing more than $54 million in federal grant money to make the area secure, including a plan of action for the G8 and NATO summits.
City Receives $30.5 Million Grant To Revitalize Woodlawn NeighborhoodMayor Rahm Emanuel announced Wednesday that the city has secured $30.5 million in federal funding to redevelop parts of the struggling Woodlawn neighborhood.
Federally-Sponsored Fresh Fruit Coming To Illinois SchoolsStudents from hundreds of Illinois schools will have access to a fresh treat throughout the school day this fall.
Norridge School Gets Federal Grant For Air Traffic SoundproofingA suburban high school is getting a lot of money to reduce the noise from planes flying into and out of O’Hare International Airport.
State To Get Word On High-Speed Rail GrantsIllinois should learn in the next month if it will receive additional high-speed rail grants from the Obama administration.