Monthly Archives: December 2010

Top Democratic Mayors: We Support Obama’s Tax Deal

20 December 2010

The Atlantic reports that three of American’s “premier Democratic mayors — Richard Daley of Chicago, Michael Nutter of Philadelphia, and Antonio Villaraigosa of Los Angeles — all announced their support for President Obama’s tax cut compromise” at the Global Metro Summit. Read more.

Mayors Rybak and Coleman join the Global Metro Summit

Mayors R.T. Rybak of Minneapolis and Chris Coleman of St. Paul joined the Global Metro Summit in Chicago. Mayor Rybak described the need to “address critical gaps in our entrepreneurial ecosystem, accelerate innovation and lay the groundwork for propelling us to the next level of economic prosperity”. Read more.

Daley shows anger over pension woes

8 December 2010

The Chicago Tribune reports of Mayor Daley’s comments at the Global Metro Summit. “”I’m one who believes that pension funds can go bankrupt and then you reorganize, and that’s the hardest thing to say,” Daley said during a panel with other mayors at the Global Metro Summit.” Read more.