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Record #: R2019-50   
Type: Resolution Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 1/23/2019 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Budget and Government Operations
Final action:
Title: Call on U.S. Senate to pass legislation to fully fund federal government
Sponsors: Dowell, Pat, Burnett, Jr., Walter, Hairston, Leslie A., Austin, Carrie M., Sadlowski Garza, Susan, Tunney, Thomas, Smith, Michele, Sawyer, Roderick T., Ramirez-Rosa, Carlos, Villegas, Gilbert, Silverstein, Debra L., Napolitano, Anthony V., O'Connor, Patrick, Harris, Michelle A., Mitts, Emma, Laurino, Margaret, Brookins, Jr., Howard, Osterman, Harry, Reilly, Brendan, Thompson, Patrick D., O'Shea, Matthew J., Reboyras, Ariel, Mitchell, Gregory I., Moore, David H., Pawar, Ameya, Quinn, Marty, Lopez, Raymond A., Cardenas, George A., Burke, Edward M., Cappleman, James, Foulkes, Toni, Santiago, Milagros, Moore, Joseph, Curtis, Derrick G., Ervin, Jason C., Taliaferro, Chris, King, Sophia D., Moreno, Proco Joe, Hopkins, Brian , Willie B. Cochran, Sposato, Nicholas, Scott, Jr. Michael
Attachments: 1. R2019-50.pdf
Related files: R2019-362
Type: Title:

Committee(s) Assignment:
Scott, Jr. (24) Resolution
Call on United States Senate to pass legislation to fully fund federal government
Committee on Budget and Government Operations


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Resolution Demanding th^J/ederal Gov^xcvment is Reopened for the Safety and Well-Being

of the Residents of the City of Chicago
WHEREAS, The City of Chicago is the third largest city in the United States.

\WHEREAS, Federal employee and contract&jare residents of the City of Chicago and have a \ lasting impact on the well-being and economic health of the City. According to World Business ^ "Z^> Chicago, the Chicagoland area produces an annual regional gross regional product of over $609 ^ rf) billion.

i^WHEREASj Federal employees are going without paychecks, residents of the City of Chicago going without federal services, and the health, safety and well-being of the residents of the City of Chicago are at imminent risk.

WHEREAS, The devastating effects of the federal government will have lasting consequences ¬Ľon the working families, employees, and industries across the City of Chicago and suburban reas.

WHEREAS, The City of Chicago has two international airports, O'Hare International Airport land Midway International Airport. According to the City of Chicago's Department of Aviation, at the end of November 2018, O'Hare International saw over 800,000 aircraft operations, and over 76 million passengers. Midway International saw over 240,000 aircraft operations and ov< 20 million passengers as of the end of November 2018.

WHEREAS, Air-traffic controllers and Transportation Security Administration agents are federal employees tasked with keeping the Nation's air travel safe as a line of defense agains icts of terrorism.
BE IT RESOLVED, That we, the Mayor and the Members of the City Council of the City of
Chicago gathered here in assembly this 23rd Day of January, 2019 do hereby call on the United,
tates Senate to pass legislation to fully fund the federal govern...

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