Past Event

The Fiscal State of Illinois

October 24, 2012

9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Chicago, IL
Union League Club of Chicago
65 West Jackson Boulevard 60604

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Nationwide, states and their localities are facing mounting fiscal challenges. In 2011 former New York Lieutenant Governor, Richard Ravitch and former Federal Reserve Board Chair, Paul A. Volcker assembled the State Budget Crisis Task Force to examine threats to U.S. states' near and long term fiscal sustainability. On October 24, the Task Force will be releasing its findings on the specific threats confronting the state of Illinois.

Featured Speakers:

  • Richard Ravitch, Co-chair, Advisory Board on the State Budget Crisis; Former Lt. Governor, New York
  • Mayor Rahm Emanuel (invited), Mayor of Chicago, former White House Chief of Staff 
  • Valerie Chang, Associate Director for Policy in U.S. Programs at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

More information available on the State Budge Crisis Task Force website.

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