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Governor Pritzker Signs South Suburban Airport Bill

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Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Governor Pritzker Signs South Suburban Airport Bill

HB 2531, signed by Illinois Governor JB Pritzker, requires the Illinois Department of Transportation to start the prequalification process for entering public-private agreements established in the South Suburban Airport Act.

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Thursday, May 18, 2023

South Suburban Airport Bill Passes General Assembly

The Illinois State Senate passed a measure to require the Illinois Department of Transportation to begin the process of engaging private developers with interest in building a cargo airport in the south suburbs, a significant step forward in the effort to build a cargo hub in the area. This legislation passed with bipartisan support in the Illinois House and Senate and now goes to the Governor’s desk for signature. 

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