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City of Chicago to finish stalled college project.

CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the city will finish a construction project at a South Side community college after an eight-month delay due to the state budget impasse.

Emanuel's office said the city will use funding from existing projects to finish construction on a new Transportation, Distribution Logistics Center at Olive Harvey College. The mayor's office says the money will come from slowing down other non-urgent projects to quickly complete the Olive Harvey project.

The facility should be ready for about 3,000 students starting in fall of 2017. City Colleges of Chicago designed the center with feedback from industry partners to prepare students for jobs.

GOP Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democrats in the Illinois Legislature have been at an impasse on the state budget since last summer.

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Publication:Community College Week
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Date:Mar 14, 2016
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