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STATEMENT: Treasurer Summers’ Statement on Death of  Laquan McDonald and Release of Video

STATEMENT: Treasurer Summers’ Statement on Death of Laquan McDonald and Release of Video

My prayers are with the family and loved ones of Laquan McDonald. His shameful death is one of the many reasons our community often questions our faith and comfort in… Read More

STATEMENT: Treasurer Summers’ Statement on the Passing of State Representative Esther Golar

STATEMENT: Treasurer Summers’ Statement on the Passing of State Representative Esther Golar

Esther Golar was a true public servant who always had the best interest of the people of Chicago at heart. She lent her courageous voice to fight for those who… Read More

STATEMENT: Treasurer Summers’ Statement on the Passing of Jerry Roper

STATEMENT: Treasurer Summers’ Statement on the Passing of Jerry Roper

Chicago has lost a great champion for small business in Jerry Roper. I have always admired his dedication to and optimism for our City. He was a true public servant… Read More

STATEMENT: City Treasurer Kurt Summers’ Statement on Passage of SB777

STATEMENT: City Treasurer Kurt Summers’ Statement on Passage of SB777

Chicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers today released a statement following the Illinois General Assembly’s passage of Senate Bill 777 over the weekend: “Senate Bill 777 gives Chicago’s first responders peace… Read More

STATEMENT: Treasurer Summers’ Statement on McDonald’s Vote to Give Shareholders a Stronger Voice

STATEMENT: Treasurer Summers’ Statement on McDonald’s Vote to Give Shareholders a Stronger Voice

Chicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers today released the following statement after McDonald’s shareholders voted in favor of a proposal to allow “proxy access,” which would allow long-term investors to have a greater voice in corporate… Read More

STATEMENT: Treasurer Summers’ Statement on the Illinois Supreme Court Pension Ruling

STATEMENT: Treasurer Summers’ Statement on the Illinois Supreme Court Pension Ruling

Chicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers today released the following statement in response to the Illinois Supreme Court’s ruling over state pension reform: “Despite today’s ruling by the Illinois Supreme Court,… Read More

STATEMENT: Treasurer Summers’ Statement on the Passing of Radio Legend Ty Wansley

STATEMENT: Treasurer Summers’ Statement on the Passing of Radio Legend Ty Wansley

Chicago has lost a true friend in Ty Wansley, who was a kind-hearted and passionate broadcaster. Growing up, Ty’s was always a familiar voice in our home. He not only… Read More

STATEMENT: Treasurer Summers Applauds Mayor Emanuel and City Council Opposition on Right-to-Work Zones

STATEMENT: Treasurer Summers Applauds Mayor Emanuel and City Council Opposition on Right-to-Work Zones

Treasurer Summers today released the following statement after Mayor Emanuel and the Chicago City Council approved a resolution to protect the rights of Chicago’s working families. The Treasurer opposes Governor… Read More

STATEMENT: City Treasurer Kurt Summers Statement on the Passing of Reverend Willie T. Barrow

STATEMENT: City Treasurer Kurt Summers Statement on the Passing of Reverend Willie T. Barrow

Chicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers released the following statement on the passing of civil rights leader Rev. Willie T. Barrow: “I join fellow Chicagoans in mourning the loss of a great… Read More

STATEMENT: Treasurer Summers Statement on Moody’s Downgrade

STATEMENT: Treasurer Summers Statement on Moody’s Downgrade

Chicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers today released the following statement on the City of Chicago’s recent debt grading downgrade by Moody’s Investors Service: “The recent downgrade from Moody’s is driven primarily… Read More