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Resource ID: #14423
Subject: Employment
Source: Chicago Reporter
Date: June 1997



Politicians from Bill Clinton to Richard Daley proclaimed that funding would create all kinds of jobs. There was sporadic coverage in the dailies. It quickly became clear that there were too many chiefs and no leader. And that as long as community groups were in charge of disbursing money while their own projects were up for consideration, the logrolling and approval of projects would be the order of the day. It was decided to survey the organizations that were awarded money and determine how many jobs would really be created.

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