2017 Financial State of Chicago (Released 10/29/2018)
Prior Years' TIA Data
Publishing Entity: City of Chicago Finance Department
Chicago is trying to dodge municipal bankruptcy for as long as possible. Having gotten in trouble over borrowing too much to pay for political promises, it’s now struggling to raise new revenues to pay for those debts and promises. And since these new revenues too are insufficient, it is planning to incur more debt to deal with its debt.