Budget Shortfall

Joe Ferguson

Inspector General Lists Ideas For Reducing City Budget Shortfall

Chicago’s Inspector General is out with his latest list of options that could help the city reduce its nearly $300 million budget shortfall.

WBBM Newsradio–09/27/2012

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CTA To Unveil 2012 Budget Plan

Today is the day that CTA riders learn whether they will have to endure fare hikes and service cuts when the transit agency announces its budget plan for next year.

WBBM Newsradio–10/19/2011

A four-month-old polar bear cub stretches following a nap next to his 22-year-old mother Arki at suburban Chicago's Brookfield Zoo May 2, 2007 in Brookfield, Illinois.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Brookfield Zoo Cuts 11 Jobs, Closes 2 Exhibits

Eleven jobs are being cut at Brookfield Zoo to help close a $1.3 million budget shortfall.