Chicago City Treasurer

Mayor Rahm Emanuel shakes hands with Kurt Summers Jr., who the mayor nominated to replace City Treasurer Stephanie Neely. (Credit: Mayor's Office)

Summers Takes Office As City Treasurer

Chicago’s new city treasurer, Kurt Summers, was sworn in Monday morning, to fill the balance of the term of Stephanie Neely, who left to take a job in the private sector.

12/01/2014

Candidates for mayor, alderman, city treasurer, and city clerk line up in the basement of the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners on Monday to file nominating petitions. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Election Begins Taking Shape As First Candidates File Petitions

The first day of candidate filings for the city elections in February gave some early indications about the various races, but can’t tell the whole story.

11/18/2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel shakes hands with Kurt Summers Jr., who the mayor nominated to replace City Treasurer Stephanie Neely. (Credit: Mayor's Office)

Mayor Taps Former Preckwinkle Aide To Replace Treasurer Stephanie Neely

Kurt Summers Jr., former chief of staff to Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, pledged to keep his eye on where he came from as he faces new challenges plaguing the city’s pension funds.

10/23/2014

Neely Saving Lesson

Englewood Students Get Lesson On Saving Money

A group of 3rd graders at Charles R. Henderson Elementary School in the Englewood neighborhood got a lesson in saving on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2012

U.S.currency. (credit: BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)

Small Businesses Seeking Loans Can Turn To City Treasurer

Small businesses looking for small amounts of money are not always worth the effort for big banks. But, as CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports, a little-known city program has been able to find them millions.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012