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Chicago Stimulus Projects

City Earmarking Environmental Stimulus Cash

Chicago Public Radio | Adriene Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago will get more than $27 million in Energy Efficient Conservation Block Grants as part of the federal stimulus program....

Local Construction Projects Getting $25 Million From Stimulus

Crain's Chicago Business | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Metropolitan Chicago will receive more than $25 million in federal funding for various construction and Army Corps of Engineers projects....

Daley And Durbin Make Case For Earmarks: 'They Are Defensible'

Chicago Tribune | Hal Dardick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As the federal government descends deeper into deficit spending, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and Mayor Richard Daley today came out in defense of one politi...

Daley Lays Out City's $1B Stimulus Plan: Schools, Transit, Housing, Jobs

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago's $1 billion cut of the federal stimulus pie will be used, in part, to rebuild 43 miles of pothole-filled arterial streets, upgrade the police...

Illinois Still Has Time To Get Stimulus Money: State

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois transportation officials say they haven't missed any federal deadlines for stimulus funds. And an Illinois Department of Transportation spok...

Chicago Hasn't Applied For Stimulus Transit Money Yet, Window Closing

Chicago Tribune | Jon Hilkevitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois still has not officially submitted a list of shovel-ready road and mass transit projects to the federal government for funding under the econ...

Daley Still Withholding Stimulus Projects List

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley says he is holding back his list of projects that could be funded by federal stimulus money because he's afraid of raising...

Illinois Stimulus Projects Lists Still Kept From Public

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With Illinois poised to get nearly $9 billion from the federal stimulus bill, state and city officials have been scrambling to compile wish lists of p...

Stimulus Could Bolster City's Affordable Housing Stock

Chi-Town Daily News | Megan Cottrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A big slice of the $8.5 billion dollars in housing could hit Chicago's housing market, bringing in much needed funding to keep the city's housing stoc...

Stimulus Bill Shortchanges Chicago Transit, State Has $700M Wish List

The Huffington Post | Ben Goldberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With Congress set to vote Friday on the nearly $800 billion economic stimulus package, details have seeped out about how the money will be divided. It...

Aldermen Call On Daley To Divulge Stimulus Projects List

Chicago Tribune | Dan Mihalopoulos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Almost every Chicago alderman said they support a resolution introduced Wednesday calling on Mayor Richard Daley to publicly release the list of proje...

O'Hare Expansion At Top Of Stimulus Projects List

Crain's Chicago Business | Greg Hinz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Richard M. Daley hasn't been too specific about what's on the city's economic-stimulus wish list. But during a visit to Washington on Tuesday, h...

Daley Reveals Part Of Stimulus Projects Wish List

Chicago Sun-Times | Maureen O'Donnell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Daley on Monday outlined projects he would like to complete if funding is made available through President Obama's economic stimulation package....