Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Chicago, NYC Worst Financial Shape Among Large Cities, both run by Wacky Democrats

If there's one thing Democrats know how to do well, is run cities into the ground. 
See Detroit for the ultimate proof. 

The Fiscal Times reports Chicago and New York rank at the bottom of a new analysis of fiscal strength based primarily on data from 2015 financial reports issued by the cities themselves. The analysis includes 116 U.S. cities with populations greater than 200,000. See the full rankings here.

Chicago’s position at the bottom of the ranking is no surprise to anyone who follows municipal finance. The Windy City has become a poster child for financial mismanagement, having suffered a series of ratings downgrades in recent years. Aside from having thin reserves and large volumes of outstanding debt, Chicago is notorious for its underfunded pension plans.

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