GFRC in the Media

Deborah Carroll Quoted in Bloomberg News

Deborah Carroll, director of the Government Finance Research Center and professor of public administration,  is quoted in an article from Bloomberg News about how tensions between city leaders and the teachers’ union in…

Amanda Kass featured on HilltopTalks Podcast

Amanda Kass, associate director of the Government Finance Research Center, was a featured guest on the HilltopTalks podcast to discuss how state and local governments have spent federal aid from the CARES Act…

Thomas Snyder authors Essay in PA Times

Thomas Snyder, clinical professor emeritus in the Department of Public Administration and a member of the Faculty Advisory Panel for the Government Finance Research Center, published an essay in PA Times discussing how…

Michael Pagano Writes Commentary for Route Fifty

Michael Pagano, retired dean of the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs and professor of public administration, authored a commentary for Route Fifty discussing state-owned banks to boost the financial health of their…

Michael Pagano Quoted in Governing Article

Michael Pagano, retired dean of the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs and professor of public administration, is quoted in an article from Governing about the financial relief municipalities received through the…

Amanda Kass Appears on The Daily Line's "The Cloutcast" Podcast

Amanda Kass, associate director of the Government Finance Research Center, appeared on The Daily Line’s “The Cloutcast” Podcast to discuss Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s $16.7 billion budget plan for the 2022 Fiscal Year.

Deborah Carroll Appears on WTTW-TV’s “Chicago Tonight”

Deborah Carroll, director of the Government Finance Research Center and associate professor of public administration at UIC, joined WTTW-TV’s “Chicago Tonight” to analyze Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s $16.7 billion 2022 budget plan for Chicago.

Amanda Kass Quoted in Chicago Magazine

Amanda Kass is quoted in a Chicago Magazine article discussing the future of an elected Chicago school board and the disconnect between the city and CPS funding.

Amanda Kass Addresses Police Staffing Levels for Time Magazine

In a Time magazine article on police staffing levels, Amanda Kass, associate director of the Government Finance Research Center, addresses how some local governments are allocating resources to their police workforces and violence prevention efforts.