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Chicago’s new mayor inherits taxpayers facing biggest public debts of nation’s top 10 cities

Joe Barnas  |  May 22, 2019

By Joe Barnas, includes “Those pondering a welcome gift for Chicago’s new mayor might consider a check for $36,000, which is how much debt the city has per taxpayer. It would certainly ease the challenges ahead for Lori Lightfoot. But Chicagoans would not be done writing checks if they suddenly had to make good on all the promises made on their behalf by government leaders.”

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