City Treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin Encourages Small Businesses To Apply For City Loans As Deadline ApproachesThe $100 million Chicago Resiliency Fund is meant to throw businesses a lifeline, and the deadline to apply for a grant is coming up on Friday.
LIVE UPDATES: Lori Lightfoot Takes Office As Mayor; New City Clerk, Treasurer, Aldermen Also Sworn InLori Lightfoot will be sworn in as Chicago’s 56th mayor this morning, becoming the first black woman and openly gay person to take the reins at City Hall.
Emanuel, Aldermen To Be Sworn In MondaySome 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.
Summers Takes Office As City TreasurerChicago’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.
Chicago Election Begins Taking Shape As First Candidates File PetitionsThe 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.
Mayor Taps Former Preckwinkle Aide To Replace Treasurer Stephanie NeelyKurt 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.
Englewood Students Get Lesson On Saving MoneyA group of 3rd graders at Charles R. Henderson Elementary School in the Englewood neighborhood got a lesson in saving on Tuesday.
Small Businesses Seeking Loans Can Turn To City TreasurerSmall 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.