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Mayor Emanuel Welcomes the Consul General of Ukraine in Chicago  Andrii Pravednyk

Mayor Emanuel Welcomes the Consul General of Ukraine in Chicago Andrii Pravednyk

CHICAGO — Today, Mayor Rahm Emanuel welcomed Andrii Pravednyk, the Consul General of Ukraine to Chicago. Mayor Emanuel and Mr. Pravednyk discussed the recently reaffirmed Sister Cities agreement between Chicago and Kyiv, which was first established [...]

Mayor Emanuel Meets with Indonesian Consul General Andriana Supandy

Mayor Emanuel Meets with Indonesian Consul General Andriana Supandy

CHICAGO — Today, Mayor Rahm Emanuel met with the Indonesian Consul General Andriana Supandy to discuss the country’s growing international trade relations with Chicago. “There’s great potential and opportunity for international companies to expand here in [...]

All Parking Meters in the City of Los Angeles Will Now Accept Credit Cards

All Parking Meters in the City of Los Angeles Will Now Accept Credit Cards

LOS ANGELES – Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today replaced the City’s last coin-only operated parking meter with a meter that accepts both coins and credit cards. “A 21st century transportation system needs 21st century technology,” said Mayor [...]

Mayor Emanuel announces Chicago Elite Basketball Classic will be an Annual Event in Chicago

Mayor Emanuel announces Chicago Elite Basketball Classic will be an Annual Event in Chicago

CHICAGO — Today Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined student athletes, coaches and community members to announce the Chicago Elite Classic will return to Chicago as an annual event to showcase top students athletes from across the county. [...]

Mayor Emanuel and the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce announce the selection of Chicago as the host city for the 2013 National Convention

Mayor Emanuel and the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce announce the selection of Chicago as the host city for the 2013 National Convention

CHICAGO — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), the country’s largest Hispanic business organization, today announced that Chicago will be the host city for the organization’s 34th Annual National Convention.  [...]

Mayor Vincent C. Gray Appoints City Administrator Allen Y. Lew to Chair DC Water Board

Mayor Vincent C. Gray Appoints City Administrator Allen Y. Lew to Chair DC Water Board

WASHINGTON, D.C – Today, Mayor Vincent C. Gray appointed City Administrator Allen Y. Lew as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (also known as DC Water).  Mayor [...]

Construction Codes : Adoption of 2012 ICC Codes Will Put D.C. at Forefront of Sustainable Building Practices

Construction Codes : Adoption of 2012 ICC Codes Will Put D.C. at Forefront of Sustainable Building Practices

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Mayor Vincent C. Gray announced today that the District of Columbia has proposed to adopt the 2012 International Code Council (ICC) model construction codes. The codes reflect the most modern, sustainable and energy- [...]

Mayor Emanuel and Capital One announce Capital One will open new offices in downtown

Mayor Emanuel and Capital One announce Capital One will open new offices in downtown

CHICAGO — Mayor Emanuel and Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) announced today that the company will open a new office space in the Loop, Chicago’s central business district. Capital One will be subleasing approximately 65,000 square [...]

Mayor emanuel, congressman Gutierrez host citizenship ceremony at city hall

Mayor emanuel, congressman Gutierrez host citizenship ceremony at city hall

CHICAGO — Mayor Rahm Emanuel today hosted a Citizenship swearing-in ceremony where 50 Chicago residents representing 26 countries became U.S. Citizens in City Hall’s Council Chambers. The ceremony was the second ever in City Hall’s Council [...]

Mayor Emanuel announces nation’s leading incentive program  to encourage private and public fleets

Mayor Emanuel announces nation’s leading incentive program to encourage private and public fleets

CHICAGO — Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that the City of Chicago will launch an incentive program for electric trucks in Spring 2013, which will be the most innovative program of this kind in the nation, [...]

Mayor Emanuel meets aspiring young pastry chef Isabel Martinez

Mayor Emanuel meets aspiring young pastry chef Isabel Martinez

CHICAGO — This afternoon Mayor Emanuel met eighth grader and aspiring young pastry chef Isabel Martinez and was presented with an apple and a pumpkin pie, both proudly baked by Martinez under direction of her mentor, [...]

Dallas Water Utilities officials remind residents not to pour fats, oils or grease down drains this holiday season

Dallas Water Utilities officials remind residents not to pour fats, oils or grease down drains this holiday season

DALLAS — As Dallas residents focus on preparing Thanksgiving meals, officials with Dallas Water Utilities urge citizens to recycle used cooking oil and grease instead of pouring it down the drain. Improper disposal of grease, oils [...]

Mayor Emanuel announce the opening of 12 new parent engagement centers in Chicago public schools

Mayor Emanuel announce the opening of 12 new parent engagement centers in Chicago public schools

CHICAGO — Mayor Emanuel today joined Chicago Public Schools (CPS) CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett and representatives from Microsoft and United Way of Metropolitan Chicago (UWMC) to announce the opening of 12 new Parent Engagement Centers in CPS [...]

Mayor Bloomberg and Chancellor Walcott reopen twelve schools damaged by hurricane Sandy in the Rockaways and Brooklyn

Mayor Bloomberg and Chancellor Walcott reopen twelve schools damaged by hurricane Sandy in the Rockaways and Brooklyn

NEW YORK — Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott today reopened 12 schools in the Rockaways and Brooklyn that were severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy and have been closed since the storm [...]

Mayor Emanuel announces plans to complete Chicago riverwalk

Mayor Emanuel announces plans to complete Chicago riverwalk

CHICAGO — Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced plans to complete the Chicago Riverwalk along the main branch of the Chicago River, which will build a continuous walkway and recreational amenity connecting the lakefront with the heart [...]

Mayor Emanuel, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, and the American Beverage Foundation for a healthy America launch new municipal wellness competition

Mayor Emanuel, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, and the American Beverage Foundation for a healthy America launch new municipal wellness competition

CHICAGO — Mayor Emanuel was joined by Julian Castro and leadership from the beverage industry to announce an innovative municipal wellness challenge that will pit employees from San Antonio and Chicago in a competition against each [...]

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