Chicago's Man With a Plan

Shields, Yvette
March 2005
Bond Buyer;3/9/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32086, p1
Trade Publication
Focuses on the issues faced by Dana Levenson as chief financial officer of Chicago, Illinois. Ability of the former corporate banker to please rating agency analysts; Concern on the deficit faced by the city; Move of the city to adopt a balanced budget through cuts, several tax increases and by using a relatively small piece of the jackpot it received from privatizing the operations of the Chicago Skyway toll road.


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