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RELEASE: Mayor Rahm Emanuel Names New Board Members to Chicago Infrastructure Trust

RELEASE: Mayor Rahm Emanuel Names New Board Members to Chicago Infrastructure Trust

Recommends Leslie Darling, an Experienced and Proven Manager, as Executive Director and Appoints Treasurer Kurt Summers as New Board Chair Mayor Emanuel today nominated six new board members to the… Read More

RELEASE: Treasurer Summers Holds First Neighborhood Thought Leader Meeting

RELEASE: Treasurer Summers Holds First Neighborhood Thought Leader Meeting

Launches New “Sister Neighborhoods” Initiative to Connect Communities Across the City               Chicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers welcomed representatives from each of Chicago’s 77… Read More

RELEASE: Treasurer Summers, Citi, and the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund Announce Plans for Chicago’s First Financial Empowerment Centers

RELEASE: Treasurer Summers, Citi, and the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund Announce Plans for Chicago’s First Financial Empowerment Centers

Citi Community Development will provide $250,000 in funding to establish Financial Empowerment Centers across Chicago Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund Award Supports Creation of Free One-on-One Financial Counseling Program for… 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

RELEASE: Treasurer Summers Announces New Ordinance to Increase Investment by Local Banks in Chicago’s 77 Communities

RELEASE: Treasurer Summers Announces New Ordinance to Increase Investment by Local Banks in Chicago’s 77 Communities

Ordinance to Help Inform Treasurer’s Office New Banking Scorecard Chicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers today announced a new ordinance that would amend the Municipal Code to hold local banks accountable… 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

Join Treasurer Summers for a Citywide Night of Faith and Action

Join Treasurer Summers for a Citywide Night of Faith and Action

Please join Treasurer Summers this evening for two community gatherings as part of the second annual Summer of Faith and Action, a citywide initiative to empower residents by gathering together to create a safe and welcoming environment in each… 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