Tag Archives: Infrastructure trust

CN Sep 5, 2013

Ed Koch famously stopped New Yorkers to ask “so how’m I doin’?” Our mayor doesn’t do that, but we thought we’d do it for him, as a public service. We started by discussing Fran Spielman’s recent critique of the Mayor … Continue reading

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CN May 24, 2012

  When Alex Holt assumed her duties as Rahm Emanuel’s new budget director, she faced what she calls a “structural deficit”.  That refers to a built-in, never-ending and rapidly escalating difference between the City’s revenue and expenditures. And this wasn’t … Continue reading

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CN April 26, 2012

Mayor Emanuel’s Infrastructure Trust passed the City Council on Tuesday with only 7 dissenting votes.  And if you’re 25 today, you’ll be 126 when this complicated deal expires. As proposed by the mayor, and enthusiastically endorsed by alderpersons as philosophically … Continue reading

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CN April 19, 2012

Well, were you driving at 36 mph any time today in Chicago? It’s official – Rahm Emanuel’s gonna be watching you, and he’s about ready to ding you $35 bucks for the privilege. In the name of protecting children, the … Continue reading

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