Will County, Ill., Pushes Airport Plan to Mineta, Lawmakers

Shields, Yvette
June 2004
Bond Buyer;6/3/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31897, p38
Trade Publication
Reports on Will County, Illinois' promotion of their plan for a bond-financed third Chicago-area airport with members of Congress and Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta on Capital Hill. Will County's attempts to get the edge over a competing privately financed plan being pushed by Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. (Democratic-Illinois); Will County's meeting with members of the Illinois delegation, which includes Republican Senator Peter Fitzgerald, Democratic Senator Dick Durbin, and Republican House Speaker Dennis Hastert.


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