Civic Federation

The Civic Federation Releases Report of Financial Recommendations

On Thursday, The Civic Federation released “Recommendations for a Financially Sustainable City of Chicago,” a report detailing 40 recommendations to improve the city’s finances long term. These recommendations range from public works to pensions, and are primarily directed at Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City Council. “The Civic Federation sees a need for the Mayor […]

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Civic Federation Critical of Quinn’s 2012 Budget

The Civic Federation is criticizing Gov. Pat Quinn’s proposed 2012 budget after analyzing the spending plan. Civic Federation President Laurence Msall and AFSCME’s Executive Director Henry Bayer join us on Chicago Tonight at 7:00 pm to discuss this topic. According to Msall, Quinn’s budget overestimates revenues by $976 million because it doesn’t set aside enough […]

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