Senator Jones2CHICAGO– State Senator Emil Jones III is announcing that school districts in the 14th District will receive over $37 million in additional funding to help address the many challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.


“I am confident that this additional funding will greatly assist our students and schools in moving forward, with the end of the pandemic in sight,” Jones said. “I want to thank all the teachers, parents, and students for putting in so much hard work during this pandemic.”

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03172021HAO1661CHICAGO: State Senator Emil Jones III (D-Chicago) announced $2.5 million dollars in grant funding to expand recreational activities for Alsip area residents through the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Park and Recreational Facility Construction (PARC) grant program, which will be used to expand an existing facility.

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Jones 2019 InaugurationCHICAGO – New jobs and an improved infrastructure will soon come to Alsip and Calumet Park, thanks to a grant awarded by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. State Senator Emil Jones III (D-Chicago) is pleased the long-overdue project has become a priority.

“These projects will be a major economic boon for Alsip and Calumet Park,” Jones said. “They will help those communities by creating more jobs and fostering long term economic development.”

The Chicago Southland Logistics Cluster in Alsip will receive improvements that will allow for the creation of a new transportation, distribution and logistics hub. The project, which will receive $1.5 million, is said to bring additional jobs and attract investments to the hub.

The Village of Calumet Park will also receive a $1.5 million grant to help fund a project. The project will involve site preparation for the Mixed Used Transit Oriented Development Park.

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