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Ted Dabrowski
Vice President of Policy at the Illinois Policy. Working on solutions to Illinois' economic and fiscal problems with a focus on budget and tax policy, pensions, education and job creation.

Entries by Ted Dabrowski

Chicago Slides Toward Bankruptcy

(23) Comments | Posted May 14, 2015 | 5:56 PM

Many Chicagoans write off the relentless comparisons of their city to bankrupt Detroit.

After all, Chicago isn't a run-down, empty shell of a city. It doesn't rely on just one industry to survive. And it certainly hasn't lost 60 percent of its population like Detroit has.

Unlike the Motor City,...

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What Happened to "Rahmbo" Emanuel?

(12) Comments | Posted July 22, 2014 | 11:54 AM

There's one name noticeably missing from the list of 2016 presidential contenders: Rahm Emanuel.

Most pundits will tell you Hillary Clinton's all-but-announced entry into the race means Emanuel has no choice but to sit it out.

But the real reason Emanuel can't run is...

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