Potential Dem Candidates For Governor: Sen. Dick Durbin, Chicago Treasurer Kurt SummersWho will take on Republican incumbent Bruce Rauner in 2018? CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley reports from Democrat Day at the Illinois State Fair.
Treasurer Say City Holding Banks Accountable For Promises To Invest In Impoverished NeighborhoodsChicago’s treasurer says the administration is now holding banks more accountable for promises they make to invest in some of the city’s impoverished neighborhoods, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
City Treasurer Kurt Summers Expects Springfield To Act On PensionsOne of the key players in any Chicago pension reforms says he expects some significant moves from Springfield in the coming weeks, regardless of how the State Supreme Court rules on the existing pension deals, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
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 Names Task Force To Find Location For Lucas MuseumMayor Rahm Emanuel has appointed a task force of a dozen civic leaders to find a potential location in Chicago where “Star Wars” creator George Lucas could build a new interactive art and filmmaking museum.