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GFRC in the Media

Amanda Kass Talks Illinois Finance And Pensions On NPR

Prior to Gov. Pritzker’s annual budget address today, Amanda Kass, associate director of the UIC Government Finance Research Center, joined NPR Illinois’ “The 21st” to talk about state of Illinois’ finances one year into the…

Amanda Kass Quoted In Sun-Times Story On Pension Buyout

A Better Government Association/PolitiFact/Chicago Sun-Times story on Illinois Gov. J.B Pritzker’s claims that the state’s pension buyout program could potentially save up to $25 billion, includes comments from Amanda Kass, associate director of…

Amanda Kass Featured In BGA Story On Underfunded Pensions

Amanda Kass, associate director of the Government Finance Research Center at UIC, is a featured expert in a Crain’s Chicago Business/Better Government Association story on underfunded local pensions in Illinois. Kass notes that…

Dean Pagano Weighs In On Lightfoot's Budget Address

In a Chicago Sun-Times article about Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s budget address, Michael Pagano, dean of the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs and director of the Government Finance Research Center at UIC,…