The ranks of the poor will grow to 15.7 percent, the highest in half a century, erasing gains made in the 1960s on the War on Poverty.
The reason: the weak economic recovery and a frayed government safety net.
Read more at the Chicago Tribune.
What's your view of how well the city and county will collaborate with other civic groups on future regional needs?
This poll is not a scientific sampling, but offers a quick view of what readers are thinking.
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