Headlines, News & Photos

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

90-Day Action Plan Impact Report

90-Day Action Plan Impact Report

On March 4, 2015, Chicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers released an “Impact Report” on the progress he’s made during his first 90 days since taking the oath of office on… Read More

RELEASE: City Treasurer Presents at White House to President’s Advisory Council  on Financial Capability for Young Americans

RELEASE: City Treasurer Presents at White House to President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans

Visits Nation’s Capitol to Discuss Chicago’s Commitment to Financial Education WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers today attended the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans… Read More

RELEASE: Treasurer Summers Surprises Recipient of Black History Month Scholarship Award

RELEASE: Treasurer Summers Surprises Recipient of Black History Month Scholarship Award

Presents King College Prep Senior Makiah Lyons with $2,500 Chicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers today surprised King College Prep senior Makiah Lyons, winner of the 2015 Black History Month Essay Contest,… 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

STATEMENT: Treasurer Summers’ Statement on Governor’s Budget Address  

STATEMENT: Treasurer Summers’ Statement on Governor’s Budget Address  

Chicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers today released the following statement on Governor Bruce Rauner’s Fiscal Year 2016 budget address: “The City of Chicago has made significant strides toward improving our… Read More

City Treasurer’s Black History Month Essay Competition

City Treasurer’s Black History Month Essay Competition

Each year the City Treasurer’s Office sponsors a Black History Month Essay Competition. The winner of this competition will receive a $2,500 non-renewable scholarship to support the cost of attending… Read More