CBS: Emanuel Blames Rauner For Stalled Veterans Home In Chicago

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CBS 2 Chicago is reporting, “Three years ago, Mayor Emanuel said he was making it a top priority to end homelessness among former members of the U.S. military.

CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley takes a look at one reason the mayor says that hasn’t happened.

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner paid tribute to veterans Friday at Hines VA Hospital.

“One way we can support our veterans — keep a quality of life and achieve the American dream for themselves and their families — is to have high-quality health care services,” he said.

Emanuel questioned that commitment, blasting Rauner for pulling funding from a Chicago veterans home. Construction was halted two years ago during the state budget fight…”

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