IDOT: Despite Report, Peotone Airport Isn't A Done Deal YetThe Illinois Department of Transportation says a report quoting a department official as implying a third airport in Peotone was a done deal is premature.
Top IDOT Official Says Third Airport Will Be BuiltSusan Shea has a message for all the opponents and pessimists who don’t think the South Suburban Airport ever will be built near Peotone: “To the naysayers, this is it. The FAA would not tell us this is the preferred place. This is where it’s going to be.”
United CEO Says There's No Need For More O'Hare ExpansionMayor Rahm Emanuel is shrugging off comments from United Airlines’ CEO that there’s no demand for the expansion of O’Hare International Airport right now.
Emanuel Speaks Against Airport Plan At Appearance With Rep. Jackson's WifeThe issue of a proposed third Chicago area airport near Peotone made for a few amusingly uncomfortable moments between Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Ald. Sandi Jackson (7th), whose Congressman husband is a big backer of the project.
Rep. Jackson Plans Groundbreaking Ceremony For Peotone AirportU.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) is making good on his election night promise to push for the start of construction on a third Chicago area airport in Peotone.
Halvorson: Rep. Jackson, Cook County Shouldn't Control Peotone AirportU.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s primary challenger, Debbie Halvorson, says a Peotone airport controlled by Cook County won't fly.
Quinn Says He's A 'Supporter' Of Peotone AirportGov. Pat Quinn on Monday shrugged off charges from U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) that Illinois is stalling on a third airport in Peotone.
Rep. Jackson: Quinn Is Dragging His Feet In Boosts For South SuburbsGov. Pat Quinn is answering criticism from U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., and said Thursday that he will have plenty more to say soon about what he's doing for the south suburbs.
Rev. Jackson To Hold New Year's Job FairThe Rev. Jesse Jackson is on a mission to help create and provide jobs for the people of Illinois.
Jackson, Allies Renew Push For Peotone AirportThe Rev. Jesse Jackson joined South suburban Mayors and others at the Thompson Center in the latest push for action on creating a third regional airport near Peotone.