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GFRC in the Media

Michael Pagano

Michael Pagano Addresses Lag In City Revenues

Dean Michael Pagano responds to questions about city revenues in our current booming economy. Featured in Governing Magazine, Pagano’s article cites faults in cities’ tax systems as the cause of the slow return…

Dermot Murphy Reports On The Impact Of Newspaper Closures

GFRC Faculty Affiliate, Dermot Murphy, reports on the effect of newspaper closures on public finance. Murphy argues that newspaper closures have an adverse effect municipal borrowing costs and revenue bonds. Read more here.

Hear Amanda Kass on Radio Islam

GFRC Associate Director, Amanda Kass, spoke to Radio Islam on the future on Chicago public pension funds and what issue the new Chicago mayor will inherit. You can listen to the livestream here.

Amanda Kass Quoted In Fact-Check Story On Erika Harold

Amanda Kass, associate director of the Government Finance Research Center at UIC, is quoted in a Chicago Sun-Times/Better Government Association fact-check story on Republican attorney general candidate Erika Harold. A Harold campaign ad…

Pagano Addresses Mayoral Race on ABC 7

ABC 7 Chicago interviewed Michael Pagano, dean of UIC’s College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, in a segment on Chicago mayoral candidates no longer being able to rely on campaign messages about…

Pagano Weighs In On Revenue Forecasting Commission

In Gazette Chicago, Michael Pagano, dean of UIC’s College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs offers suggestions for the Cook County Board as they consider creating a revenue forecasting commission.