Anne Schneider

State News
6:23 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Governor signs bill paving the way for 3rd Chicago-area airport

Governor Pat Quinn signed a bill Thursday authorizing the Illinois Department of Transportation to move forward on building a 3rd Chicago-area Airport in Peotone.  Touting it as a job creator, the Governor says the construction phase will employ more than 11-thousand workers, and the operational airport will put more than 14-thousand people to work. 

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