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Data Points: How replacing lead water lines will put people back to work

Unemployment rates may be down from Illinois’ crash in May, but permanent layoffs are here to stay. Can infrastructure investments be key in job creation?

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For more than 80 years, the Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) has made the Chicago region a better place to live and work by partnering with businesses, communities and governments to address the area's toughest planning and development challenges. MPC works to solve today's urgent problems while consistently thinking ahead to prepare the region for the needs of tomorrow. Read more about our work »

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