News from 2022

Commercial Club picks U of C's Derek Douglas as new chief

CRAIN'S, June 6, 2022

Derek R. B. Douglas Takes the Helm of the Civic Committee and Commercial Club of Chicago

June 6, 2022

Leadership Transition at the Civic Committee and Commercial Club of Chicago

February 23, 2022

News from 2021

Performance based transportation planning is on the way

Metropolitan Planning Council, June 07, 2021

Chicago Innovators: TechRise Wants To Close The Wealth Gap

NPR: WBEZ 91.5, April 7, 2021

U of C putting $20 million behind quantum startups

Crains, April 07, 2021

If Chicago wants a school board that works for families, listen to parents

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, March 27, 2021

Let's bury the idea of an elected school board for good

Crains, March 26, 2021

Developer and Penny Pritzker-backed venture promote women in life sciences

Chicago Sun-Times, March 15, 2021

Modernizing Illinois' Transportation Infrastructure

Crains, March 11, 2021

Can Illinois' political class end the big stall?

Crains, March 04, 2021

P33, Verizon launch $5M fund for Black, Hispanic startups

Crains, February 25, 2021

Civic tech booster P33 adds big names to board

Crains, February 3, 2021

Labor leaders join push to oust police union chief

CRAINS, January 22,2021

Putting out a pension fire with gasoline

Crains, January 15, 2021

A pandemic is no time to vote on critical education issues

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, January 10,2021

Fair Transit launches to improve service for southern Cook County

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, January 4, 2021

News from 2020

Illinois unfunded pension burden hits new peak of $141 billion

Bond Buyer, December 14, 2020

Editorial: You did it, voters. You rejected the ‘Pritzker Tax.’ Will you be punished for it?

Chicago Tribune, November 4, 2020

'Fair tax' flop Leaves Budget Issues

Crains, November 4, 2020

CTA presents unbalanced 2021 budget

The Daily Line, October 26, 2020

Without a Plan, the Graduated Income Tax is a Bad Idea

Chicago Tribune, October 5, 2020

Committee of region’s top executives comes out against Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s graduated-rate income tax amendment

Chicago Tribune, September 29, 2020

Big biz group urges 'no' on graduated income tax

Crains, September 29, 2020

For parents of children with disabilities, remote learning feels like another full-time job

Chalkbeat, September 18, 2020

Race in Chicago: COVID-19 Exposes a Digital Divide

NBC 5 Chicago, September 16, 2020

Black Voices: First Week in 2020 School Year Tests CPS

WTTW, September 13, 2020

1 Year In: P33 Is Boosting Chicago’s Tech

Forbes, August 27, 2020

Chicago groups launch COVID-19 data portal

Chicago Inno, August 5, 2020

Chicago's Broadband Plan Could be a Model for Other Cities

WSJ, July 9, 2020

Chicago Wants to Make Its Student Broadband Program Permanent

Govtech, July 7, 2020

O'Hare key to economic recovery

Chicago Business, 6/04/2020

Lightfoot: Chicago staring down another 1 billion budget hole

Crains, May 15, 2020

Commercial Club and Civic Committee Announce New Leaders

Commercial Club, February 12, 2020

Rebekah Scheinfeld Named Civic Consulting Alliance CEO and President

Civic Committee, February 11, 2020

Leadership Change at CCA

Crains, February 11, 2020

CPS Revisits School Funding

Chalkbeat, January 30, 2020

More Women in Tech

Chicago Tribune, January 28, 2020

O'Hare's Rehab will be on Time

Chicago Tribune, January 14, 2020

News from 2019

State's Pension Issue Still NOT Solved

Crains, November 15, 2019

Chicago, a World-Class Tech Hub


K1C Celebrates 15 Years, 10/23/2019

Leadership Change Announced at Civic Consulting Alliance


From Road Repairs to Transit Expansions, $33 Billion in Capital Bill Will Have ‘Monumental’ Impact

Chicago Tribune, June 7, 2019

An imperative for Mayor-elect Lightfoot: Enhance Chicago's status as a global city

Chicago Tribune, May 13, 2019

Now It's His Job to Put Chicago's Tech Plan Into Action

Crains Chicago Business, May 7, 2019

Retirement Income Tax: Advocates Cite Fairness, Opponents Worry About Seniors

WTTW Chicago Tonight, May 9, 2019

Restore Illinois: A Foundation for Growth

Civic Committee, May 5, 2019

Chicago Health-focused Nonprofit Gets $3 million from JPMorgan Chase

Crain’s Chicago Business, April 18, 2019

South Side Students Stuck with Longest School Commutes, Study Shows

Chicago Sun-Times, March 24, 2019

Good News for Some Schools in $32 Million Push, but Questions Surface about Whether Process is Fair

Chalkbeat, March 19, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Austin Students Need More Options for School

Austin Talks, March 10, 2019

Consent Decree Goes Into Effect for Chicago Police Department

NPR: WBEZ 91.5, March 1, 2019

These 32 Chicago Schools to Split $32 Million for New STEM, Arts, and International Baccalaureate Programs

Chalkbeat, March 1, 2019

Column: Illinois Budget Debate Raises Key Questions on Taxing Retirement Income

Reuters, February 28, 2019

We All Use Transportation. So Why Don’t We Invest In It?

Crain’s Chicago Business, February 20, 2019

Moral Argument for the Rich in Illinois Paying a Fairer Share

Chicago Sun Times, February 11, 2019

In Pension Crisis, Time is Not on Our Side

Crain’s Chicago Business, February 8, 2019

Report Recommends Biting the Bullet on Pensions—Finally

Crain’s Chicago Business, February 8, 2019

Interview: Chicago’s Big-Time Business Club Calls for State Tax Increase

WTTW Chicago Tonight, February 7, 2019

Leading Chicago Business Group Proposes Raising Income Taxes and Taxing Retirement Income to Fix Illinois’ Finances

Chicago Tribune, February 6, 2019

Civic Committee Recommends Cuts, Taxes and Long-Term Planning to Fix Fiscal Mess

Chicago Sun Times, February 5, 2019

Chicago Business Leaders: Illinois Must Cut Budget, Raise Taxes

The State Journal-Register, February 5, 2019

Illinois Business Leaders Present Fiscal Plan to Create a Foundation for Economic Growth

February 5, 2019

5 Predictions for Chicago’s Tech Ecosystem in 2019

Chicago Inno & Chicago Business Journal, January 14, 2019

Chicago Says Nearly Half of Its Schools are Under-enrolled, but Critics Challenge District Formula

Chalkbeat, January 3, 2019

News from 2018

In Chicago, Not Everyone Agrees With the Grassroots Call for An Elected School Board

Chalkbeat, December 12, 2018

Michele Clark High School petitions for IB program

Austin Talks, December 9, 2018

Controversial School Inventory Report Starts to Surface in Chicago Decision Making

Chalkbeat, December 6, 2018

How Chicago Plans to Be a Global Tech Player Following Amazon HQ2 News

Forbes, November 20, 2018

Forget HQ2. Let’s help Chicago Companies Grow and Create Jobs

Crain's Chicago, November 19, 2018

Commentary: Amazon Sweepstakes? Move on, Chicago!

Chicago Tribune, November 14, 2018

When Enrollment is Declining, Let Communities Decide Next Steps for Schools

Education Post, November 14, 2018

Amazon Didn’t Choose Chicago for HQ2. Now what?

Chicago Tribune, November 13, 2018

Amazon Makes it Official: Chicago Loses HQ2

Crain's Chicago, November 12, 2018

Interview with Kristi Ross on P33

Tech Scene Chicago, November 2, 2018

Exec Spin: Talent Unlimited

ITA, November 1, 2018

How Penny Pritzker Plans to Make Chicago a Tech Town

Bloomberg Tech, October 26, 2018

Back Down, Skeptics: This Grand Plan for Chicago Tech Already is Helping

Crain's Chicago, October 26, 2018

P33: A Burnham Plan for Chicago’s Tech Future

WTTW Chicago Tonight, October 25, 2018

Planning for Progress: P33 is Building a Roadmap for Chicago Tech’s Future

Built In Chicago, October 25, 2018

Chris Gladwin and Penny Pritzker Launch Ambitious Initiative to Make Chicago a Top-Tier Tech Hub

Chicago Inno, October 24, 2018

The Burnham Plan for Chicago Tech is Here

Crain's Chicago, October 24, 2018

Penny Pritzker Wants to Boost Chicago’s Standing Among the World’s Best Tech Cities

Chicago Tribune, October 24, 2018

Chicago, Illinois in Eight Cities

Eight Cities, October 23, 2018

5 Tough Questions a New Report Puts Front-and-Center for Chicago’s Next Mayor

Chalkbeat, September 21, 2018

Mayor Emanuel and CPS Launch Visionary Process to Create ‘IB Neighborhoods’ and Expand Proven Academic Programs

Chicago Public Schools, September 14, 2018

Chicago Schools to Expand IB Programs in Local Schools in Wake of Critical Report

Chalkbeat, September 14, 2018

New CPS Analysis Shows Where Schools Prosper — And Where They Don’t

WBEZ, September 14, 2018

CPS Analysis Shows 150,000 Seats Unfilled; Black and Latino Students Have Less Access to Top Programs

Chicago Tribune, September 14, 2018

Here’s a Closer Look at Kids First Chicago, the Group Behind a Report Sparking Debate

Chalkbeat, August 24, 2018

Chicago is a Tale of Two Cities, No Matter What Rahm Might Say

Chicago Sun-Times, August 21, 2018

Secret CPS Report Spotlights Big Vacancies, Lopsided Options for Students

Chalkbeat, August 17, 2018

Here’s How Daniel Anello and Kids First Chicago Put Families in the Position to Succeed

Education Post, August 9, 2018

Parents Know the Answers, We Just Have to Listen to Them

Education Post, February 13, 2018

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