Chicago - Illinois State Senator Martin A. Sandoval along with Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Senator Dick Durbin, Congressman Dan Lipinski, the Chicago Department of Aviation, members of the Transportation Security Administration, and Southwest Airlines came together to kick off the construction of a new security checkpoint and bridge expansion project at Midway International Airport—marking the commencement of a $323 million investment announced by Mayor Emanuel in 2015 to deliver the airport’s most significant capital upgrade in nearly two decades.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel
Chicago, Illinois - Senator Martin A. Sandoval, member of the Illinois Senate Committee on Energy, visited a construction site in the southwest side of Chicago, where fiber optic cables were installed, furthering Mayor Emanuel's Broadband Challenge initiative.
The Broadband Challenge seeks to create a gigabit-speed fiber network in targeted commercial and industrial corridors, establish free wireless service in parks and public spaces, and increase accessibility and affordability of Internet service in under-served areas across the city.
State Senator Martin Sandoval (D-Chicago) and Mayor Rahm Emanuel participate in a ribbon cutting ceremony inaugurating four new kindergarten classrooms at Tonti Elementary.
Chicago, Illinois - Mayor Rahm Emanuel and State Senator Martin Sandoval inaugurated the new kindergarten classrooms at Tonti Elementary School, one of the new schools benefiting from CPS instituting for the first time ever a full day of kindergarten for its over 30,000 children.