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03.30.18

*Note: This blog post was updated on April 13, 2018 with more recent information on the Chicago Public Schools’ short-term borrowing and cash flow position.

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is heading into the next annual budget cycle for the 2019 fiscal year that begins on July 1, 2018. In...

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In the News

04.16.18

Crain's Chicago Business

This article previewed a forum hosted by the Civic Federation and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. The half-day conference featured former elected officials, analysists and union officials to...

04.11.18

Chicago Tonight

This article discusses the withholding of City of Harvey funds by the Illinois Comptroller in response to continued underfunding of Harvey's public safety pensions. Following the intercept, the...

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The Civic Federation
The following chart from the Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund actuarial valuation report for FY2017 illustrates the p… https://t.co/TwNL84dTIB
The Civic Federation
CPS owes $784 M for its employer contribution to the Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund in FY2018. Roughly $638 M of th… https://t.co/RdFnUVHjhZ
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In the news at : Political will is the missing ingredient in the Illinois pension recipe https://t.co/b6f2ZamlSR