Mayors Richard Hofeld of Homewood and Paul Braun of Flossmoor joined with U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.), and local legislators in sending a message to Gov. J.B. Pritzker to support the South Suburban Airport. At a press conference on Friday, May 3, Kelly said, “The time has come to finally build the South Suburban Airport. We know it will create thousands of good-paying jobs, boost our economy and allow Illinois to reclaim its aviation pre-eminence.” Kelly and lawmakers also urge the governor to “apportion $150 million in the 2020 capital bill for initial . . .
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