The Civic Federation
The Civic Federation is a non-partisan government research organization working to maximize the quality and cost-effectiveness of government services in the Chicago region and State of Illinois.
The Federation's membership includes business and professional leaders from a wide range of Chicago-area companies and institutions.
The Civic Federation publishes reports and commentary about local government tax policies, government services, and public expenditures. The Federation's new research institute, the Institute for Illinois' Fiscal Sustainability, examines a wide range of fiscal issues relating to the State of Illinois.
The Civic Federation supports the $425.6 million Chicago Park District budget for continuing the District’s multi-year effort to reduce its structural deficit. The proposal includes a broad-...
The Civic Federation strongly supports the proposal to create an Office of Financial Analysis for the Chicago City Council. Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s proposed FY2014 budget includes funding for an...
The Civic Federation supports the City of Chicago’s proposed $7.0 billion budget as a reasonable short-term plan that closes approximately two-thirds of a $338.7 million budget gap with...
The Civic Federation supports the Chicago Transit Authority’s (CTA) proposed FY2014 operating budget of nearly $1.4 billion. After two years of difficult but necessary steps to stabilize its...
The Motorola Solutions Foundation and the Civic Federation are pleased to announce the 2013 Motorola Solutions Foundation Excellence in Public Service Award honoree Rosemarie S. Andolino,...
The Civic Federation has an open position for a full-time Executive Assistant. Click here for a detailed job description and application instructions.
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