Civic Federation Blog Archive: January 2010
Separate so they can be Equal: The Case for Creating a Separate Board of Commissioners for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County
On February 2, 2010 Illinois will hold its primary election. The position of Cook County Board President and all Cook County Commissioner seats are on the ballot.
Click here to read the Civic Federation’s February 2012 updated list of selected consumer taxes in the City of Chicago. In December of 2009, the Civic Federation released an update of its issue brief on Selected Consumer Taxes in the City of Chicago. The document includes descriptions of...
As the Civic Federation composes its forthcoming Status of Local Pensions Report, we have pensions on our minds. Here’s a quick round up of what’s happening with local pension funds in Chicago and across the State of Illinois, including status updates on commissions, results of...
Chicago Public Television Garbage Collection 12/17/2009 Online edition This segment on the “Chicago Tonight” news program examines Chicago’s ward-based waste collection system. Civic Federation President Laurence Msall was interviewed for the report. He says the City pays too much...