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Mayor's Office

Emanuel calls for FDA action to reduce young people’s usage of menthol cigarettes

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is seeking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s help in his campaign to reduce youth smoking.

In a letter to the FDA, the mayor urged the agency to take “forceful” and “lasting” measures to prevent and reduce young people’s use of menthol cigarettes, according to a mayoral news release.


Emanuel announces record tourism in August

Emanuel welcomes small business leaders from around the country to business summit

Rahm, McCarthy ride along with police officers in two of Chicago's most violent districts

In wake of more shootings, Rahm Emanuel returns to Chicago from D.C.

Emanuel and Preckwinkle announce nearly 20,000 Chicago youth hired through jobs program

Emanuel confident Springfield will solve pension crisis that caused latest jolt to Chicago bond rating

Payton College Prep to get $17 million annex, room for up to 400 more students

Tolva highlights mayor’s tech plan; many projects already in the works

Chicago Chief Technology Officer John Tolva on Tuesday laid out elements of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s first-ever technology plan, a blueprint the mayor announced this afternoon that includes strategies and initiatives focused on strengthening technology in Chicago.

“It’s time for the shout to catch up with the heartbeat,” Tolva told the audience at a City Club of Chicago luncheon. “It’s time for us to actually tell people what’s been going on here, and that’s the Chicago tech plan.”

$24 million in upgrades planned for three schools