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New GFRC Research Reported In Becker's Hospital Review

Becker’s Hospital review reported on a new study released by the Government Finance Research Center at UIC that found interest rates on health care municipal bonds significantly decreased due to the Affordable Care…

CUPPA Dean Pagano Receives Wildavsky Lifetime Achievement Award

UIC College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs Dean Michael Pagano was presented with the Aaron Wildavsky Award, a lifetime achievement award, by the Association for Budgeting & Financial Management (ABFM). ABFM promotes advances in budgeting…

Dermot Murphy Quoted In Yahoo Finance On Recent ACA Study

An article from Yahoo! Finance details a new study released by the Government Finance Research Center at UIC that found interest rates on health care municipal bonds significantly decreased due to the Affordable…

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…