Posts tagged "city employee pension reform"

Is Mayor Rahm Emanuel fiddling while Chicago burns?

This is a public letter to Chicago’s 2nd term Mayor Rahm Emanuel: Dear Mr. Mayor, Do you only do campaigns and not government?  That is what your good friend and mine, Democratic Party campaign comsultant Pete Giangreco, brags he does. But, unlike Pete, you were elected Chicago Mayor in 2011 to accomplish, via government, certain... Read more »

Better than Monday night football: Berkowitz w/Treasurer Neely on Stop and Frisk, COLAs etc. Cable/Web

Should Stephanie Neely, Chicago City Treasurer, be picked to run for Lt. Gov. on the ticket with Gov. Pat Quinn, as he runs across the state for re-election to his second full term.  Could African-American Neely bolster Quinn’s strength with the African-American electorate in both the primary and the general elections? Could Treasurer Neely do... Read more »