Shortshanks Fills Budget Gap
City officials announced today that the $2.5 billion deal to lease Midway Airport to a private operator will not be completed.
"The company cannot secure the financing needed," said Gene Saffold, Mayor Richard Daley's chief financial officer.
- The city will keep a $126 million down payment that the prospective Midway operator had paid already, Saffold said.
Maybe he can even buy out J-Fed.
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