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Will Peotone finally take off?

By Paul Merrion, Crain’s Chicago Bysiness

A long-stymied effort to build an airport near Peotone—U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s single-minded goal during his 17 years in Congress—may finally be making progress without him.

While the embattled Chicago Democrat has been in health-related seclusion since June, state Sen. Toi Hutchinson, D-Olympia Fields, has been trying to broker a peace treaty between the two political sides at war over who will control the airport. Click here to read the full story.

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