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Mayor’s infrastructure trust overpromised, under-delivers

Two years ago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel touted his Chicago Infrastructure Trust as a “breakout strategy. ” Two years later, it’s been anything but. Originally touted as a $1.7 billion pool of private financing for “transformative” public works projects, it “has evolved into a low-budget broker of new ideas and interagency cooperation,” Crain’s reports. Even that’s […]