Emanuel unveils task force members

Published: Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT

CHICAGO (AP) – Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced the members of a task force to assess the impact of the closure of dozens of Dominick’s grocery stores.

The task force will be headed by Deputy Mayor Steven Koch.

Its members include aldermen, development officials, community advocates, labor leaders and food industry consultants.

They will concentrate on ensuring people have access to fresh food and vegetables and supporting workers affected by the closings.

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