Chicago Squeeze

Shields, Yvette
April 2002
Bond Buyer;4/10/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31362, p35
Trade Publication
Reports on the effort of city departments in reducing budgets aimed at decreasing the revenue in Chicago, Illinois in the first quarter of 2002. List of measures taken by the city aimed at trimming expenses; Efforts of Mayor Richard M. Daley and city aldermen to avoid property tax hike.


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