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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

New Quarterly Earnings Call, Friday, May 1 at 12pm

New Quarterly Earnings Call, Friday, May 1 at 12pm

Please join Treasurer Summers this Friday, May 1 at 12:00pm (CST) for our city’s first-ever Quarterly Earnings Call and webcast. This call will serve as a way to share the financial… Read More

RELEASE: Public Building Commission and Chicago City Treasurer Announce New Innovative Investment Partnership

RELEASE: Public Building Commission and Chicago City Treasurer Announce New Innovative Investment Partnership

Goal is to Maximize Return on PBC Investments with CTO Advantage Program The Board of Commissioners of the Public Building Commission (PBC) Chicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers and today announced… Read More

RELEASE: Treasurer Summers Kicks-Off ​Financial Capability Month 2015

RELEASE: Treasurer Summers Kicks-Off ​Financial Capability Month 2015

Launches Social Media Campaign to Provide Financial Education Tips and Resources to Chicagoans Throughout April CHICAGO – Chicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers today kicked-off National Financial Capability Month with a… Read More

April is National Financial Capability Month!

April is National Financial Capability Month!

National Financial Capability Month, as proclaimed by President Barack Obama, is a month-long campaign to raise public awareness about the importance of financial capability and the need for financial education;… 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

RELEASE: Treasurer Kurt Summers, Mayor Rahm Emanuel & CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett Announce New Citywide Plan for Financial Education

RELEASE: Treasurer Kurt Summers, Mayor Rahm Emanuel & CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett Announce New Citywide Plan for Financial Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Names Chicago a “Model City” for First-of-its-Kind Initiative CHICAGO – Chicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers today joined U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Chicago Mayor Rahm… Read More

RELEASE: City Treasurer Kurt Summers Outlines Support for Mayor Emanuel’s Right-to-Thrive Zone Proposal

RELEASE: City Treasurer Kurt Summers Outlines Support for Mayor Emanuel’s Right-to-Thrive Zone Proposal

90 Day Plan and 77 Community Visits Lay Foundation for Support
 Chicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers today announced his support for Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s “Right-to-Thrive Zone” proposal as a way… Read More

RELEASE: City Treasurer Kurt Summers Reports Progress on First 90 Days in Office

RELEASE: City Treasurer Kurt Summers Reports Progress on First 90 Days in Office

On Chicago’s 178th Birthday, Releases New Impact Report and Findings on Visits to Chicago’s 77 Communities On Chicago’s 178th Birthday, City Treasurer Kurt Summers today released an “Impact Report” on… Read More