Chicago City Treasurer
Some big names were in Chicago Monday to celebrate Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s second term. Former President Bill Clinton will watch as Emanuel is sworn in, along with all 50 aldermen, the city clerk, and city treasurer. Lyric Opera soprano Renee Fleming and Englewood poet Harold Green also will perform at the ceremony.
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.
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.
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.
A group of 3rd graders at Charles R. Henderson Elementary School in the Englewood neighborhood got a lesson in saving on Tuesday.
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.