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Laramie Park to receive $400,000 state grant

Sen. Emil Jones IIIALSIP – Laramie Park in Alsip is a beneficiary of a $400,000 state grant, State Senator Emil Jones III revealed today.

The Open Space Land Acquisition and Development Program grant program is administered by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

“Families of the Alsip community will be ecstatic that their park is receiving a renovation,” Jones said. “Every park in my district is important to me and I’m pleased to see that Laramie Park is one of the parks that will benefit from this grant.”

 

Additional Projects in the 14th Senate District that received OSLAD grants include:

• Park 584 West Pullman community - $350,000 for development
• Bremen Heights Park - $400,000 for redevelopment
• Palmer Park - $400,000 for redevelopment

Senator Emil Jones III


14th District

Years served:
2009 - Present

Committee assignments: Energy and Public Utilities; Higher Education; Licensed Activities (Chairperson); Transportation; Veterans Affairs.

Biography: Born May 16th, 1978, in Chicago; son of former Senate President Emil Jones Jr. and the late Patricia Jones; graduated from Chicago Christian High School in Palos Heights; attended Chicago State University and Robert Morris College in Chicago; former administrator at the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

Associated Representatives:
Robert Rita
Justin Slaughter