There are many types of ground-breakings. There are the unceremonious ones with no politicians in sight, and there are others where politicians line up to synchronize their shovel-holding for watching cameras. And then there’s the kind that Jesse Jackson Jr. wants to have on April 21.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration has decided to channel more than $7.3 million in tax increment financing toward a “bus rapid transit” line downtown, according to transportation and economic-development officials.The money will combine with an announced $24.6 m
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to announce a new program Thursday that gives minority and women-owned businesses seeking city contracts extra support.Emanuel is establishing a “phase-out graduation” program to give businesses additional support as they outgrow the women and minority program.Jamie