A Metra train sits on a platform waiting for passengers to board in January 2024.
A Metra train sits on a platform waiting for passengers to board in January 2024. Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere / Chicago Sun-Times
A Metra train sits on a platform waiting for passengers to board in January 2024.
A Metra train sits on a platform waiting for passengers to board in January 2024. Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere / Chicago Sun-Times

The watchdog group The Civic Federation’s latest report digs into Governor JB Pritzker’s budget proposal – including $800 million in tax changes that could help close the state’s budget deficit. The group also warns of a financial crisis coming for the CTA, Metra and Pace. Reset learns more about the impact this could have on residents, and Chicago-area transit.

GUEST: Joe Ferguson, president of the Civic Federation

A Metra train sits on a platform waiting for passengers to board in January 2024.
A Metra train sits on a platform waiting for passengers to board in January 2024. Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere / Chicago Sun-Times
A Metra train sits on a platform waiting for passengers to board in January 2024.
A Metra train sits on a platform waiting for passengers to board in January 2024. Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere / Chicago Sun-Times

The watchdog group The Civic Federation’s latest report digs into Governor JB Pritzker’s budget proposal – including $800 million in tax changes that could help close the state’s budget deficit. The group also warns of a financial crisis coming for the CTA, Metra and Pace. Reset learns more about the impact this could have on residents, and Chicago-area transit.

GUEST: Joe Ferguson, president of the Civic Federation