Thursday, November 21, 2019

Bruce Rauner vs. the Illinois ‘Mafia’ – Wall Street Journal

Then there’s the other possibility: “Pritzker gets in? Turn out the lights!”

Desperate Chicago School System Looks to Shield Debt from Potential Bankruptcy – The American Interest

Facing junk-bond status as it drowns in underfunded pension obligations, the Chicago public school system is trying to induce investors to buy its debt...

Illinois lawmakers close to stopgap budget deal – INN

A deal is close for a stopgap measure to fund government operations through January and a full school year, but reforms to grow the...

CHA’s waiting game – Sun-Times

It’s been 18 months since the Chicago Housing Authority closed its wait list for coveted housing choice vouchers, which pay all or part of...