Pew Report: Cities Hit Late by Great Recession, Still Struggling To Rebound (via PR Newswire)
WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study by The Pew Charitable Trusts, "America's Big Cities In Volatile Times: Meeting Fiscal Challenges and Preparing for the Future," found that 30 large U.S. cities have recovered slowly from…
Here's a chart from the report (link above) and an interactive graphic from Pew's website.
Also, Chicago was downgraded today by Fitch Ratings. *Citing economy, pension worries, Fitch downgrades Chicago (CNBC) *Fitch lowers Chicago’s bond rating (Chicago Sun-Times/AP) *Chicago bonds hold up in light trading after downgrade (Chicago Tribune/Reuters)