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GFRC in the Media

Amanda Kass Weighs In On Lightfoot's Budget Challenges

Associate Director Amanda Kass talks about Lightfoot’s budget challenges in Politico. Perhaps one of Lightfoot’s biggest challenges is whether or not to alter benefits or the state pension clause. Kass notes “I think…

Amanda Kass Contributes To Fact Check Of Lightfoot's Pension Statements

A Chicago Sun-Times/Better Government Association fact check of Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s comments on downstate public safety pension funds includes comments from Amanda Kass, associate director of the Government Finance Research Center. Kass…

Mike Pagano Quoted In Story On Decline OF Suburban Home Values

A Crain’s Chicago Business/Better Government Association story on the burden suburban Cook County residents face when property taxes rise and home values collapse includes comments from Michael Pagano, dean of the UIC College…

Josh Drucker Authors PA Times Article on Innovation Districts

PA Times, the news outlet of the American Society for Public Administration, published an essay by Joshua Drucker, UIC Department of Urban Planning and Policy  associate professor, who examines the use of innovation…