Posts tagged "financing"

Michael Madigan's $500 million boondoggle

Crain’s Chicago Business has the story: Illinois Speaker Michael Madigan Cost Taxpayers up to $500 Million in Higher McCormick Place Debt Payments Crain’s Chicago Business investigation reports how politics put Chicago’s $8 billion trade show industry at risk.  Chicago, Illinois – Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan cost taxpayers nearly a half billion dollars by blocking repeated efforts that would... Read more »

IOC Report: Chicago's Olympic bid 'risky'

Tribune photo by José M. Osorio / April 5, 2009 Workers walk near the Chicago 2016 logo at Soldier Field, which is one of the venues that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is visiting for the 2016 Olympics & Paralympic Games in Chicago Sunday. Like any good public relations operation, when you expect bad news... Read more »
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