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Monday, November 20, 2017
If state taxpayers bail out the beleaguered, $10.1 billion in debt Chicago Public Schools' pension fund, they won't merely be covering cash shortfalls for teacher retirements.
A Cook County judge has effectively upheld Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto denying cash-strapped Chicago Public Schools more money for their long-troubled system.
Illinois residents burdened with falling home values and high property taxes are headed toward a cliff if Springfield doesn't do something soon to pull the state back from the precipice, a financial analyst said.
A lack of jobs and a failure to invest in low-income neighborhoods means that young people who lack a high school degree in Chicago are being pushed to the back of the job line.