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Pension Crisis – What’s next for Chicago & Cook County?

May 7, 2012 @ 7:00 pm

It’s not just state pensions that are in trouble. The Cook County and Chicago public pension systems are also in crisis. In an effort to explore and discuss possible solutions, the BGA is hosting its second forum on the public pension crisis, this time with the focus on Chicago and Cook County.


Robert Reed, BGA Director of Programming & Investigations


  • Bridget Gainer, 10th District Cook County Commissioner

  • Laurence Msall, President, The Civic Federation

  • Hank Scheff, Director of Employee Benefits, AFSCME Council 31

  • Ralph Martire, Executive Director, Center for Tax and Budget Accountability

*Special thanks to Roosevelt University for their support of this event.

To RSVP register online here or contact Joe Malinowski at the BGA: jmalinowski@bettergov.org or 312-821-9028. (Note: If the event reaches capacity, email Joe to be placed on the wait list.)

This event is free and open to the public.


May 7, 2012
7:00 pm
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Roosevelt University, Congress Lounge, 430 S Michigan Ave, 2nd Floor, Chicago, 60605