Don’t give up on South Suburban Airport, speaker tells crowd in Lansing

The Chicago political machine has used its clout to stifle progress on a proposed regional airport in the south suburbs.

Neither Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner nor Democrat J.B. Pritzker will advocate for the so-called “third airport,” regardless of the outcome of the Nov. 6 election.

Those were a couple key takeaways from a Chicago Southland Economic Development Corporation forum Friday morning in the historic Ford Hangar at the Lansing Municipal Airport.

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