WBEZ | deputy mayor http://www.wbez.org/tags/deputy-mayor Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Exploring the people and strategies behind Mayor-elect Emanuel's new financial team http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-25/exploring-people-and-strategies-behind-mayor-elect-emanuels-new-financia <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org//segment/photo/2011-April/2011-04-25/Rahm Getty Timothy Hiatt.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel faces a huge challenge when he assumes office in May. He’ll need to deal with what he says is a threat to Chicago’s economic future — the city’s budget deficit.<br> <br> Emanuel estimates the deficit ranges from $500-700 million. On Wednesday, Emanuel made a number of financial appointments including deputy mayor, chief financial officer, budget director and comptroller. To get the city’s fiscal house in order, he’s turned to the private sector.<br> <br> To find out more about the people and strategies behind Emanuel’s new financial team, <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em> turned to <a href="http://www.chicagonewscoop.org/staff-2/david-greising/" target="_blank">David Greising</a>. He wrote an <a href="http://www.chicagonewscoop.org/greising-rahms-team-a-mirror-of-the-man/" target="_blank">article</a> on Emanuel's financial team for the Chicago News Cooperative.</p><p><em>Music Button: Orgone, "Counting On You", from the CD Killion Vaults, (Ubiquity) </em></p><p>&nbsp;</p></p> Mon, 25 Apr 2011 13:37:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-25/exploring-people-and-strategies-behind-mayor-elect-emanuels-new-financia