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Analysis of Daley passing Chicago pension crisis off to Emanuel

Fran SpielmanThe Chicago Sun-Times

Aug 03, 2016

This article originally appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times.

Eight years ago, then-Mayor Richard M. Daley created a 32-member commission drawn from labor, business and banking to confront a problem that threatened to choke future generations of Chicago taxpayers: underfunded city employee pension funds.

Daley said then that the comprehensive solution he was seeking could include everything from benefit reductions and increased employee contributions to a higher…

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