Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Jesse Jackson Jr. Resigns House Seat, Cites Peotone Airport in Resignation Letter

Jesse Jackson Jr. has formally resigned his House Seat.  Jackson was re-elected to the Illinois Second Congressional District in the November 2012 election.

In his resignation letter, Jackson described his work for the 2nd District throughout his time in Congress.  In his letter Jackson says a Peotone airport will employ 300,000 people.  The letter goes on to say "sitting on the Governor’s desk 400,000,000 proposal for an airport that will cost the taxpayers nothing and only awaits the Governor’s commitment to build it."

Read the entire resignation letter here.

More on the Peotone Airport.