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IN THE NEWS
UIC offers new bachelor's degree in public policy: Beginning in fall 2015, students may enroll in the public policy B.A. program in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs.
Globe St., a real estate website, interviewed Steve Schlickman, executive director of the Urban Transportation Center, about a recent UTC study that evaluated value capture as a means to finance transit improvements in several American cities.
KRWG, an NPR station based at New Mexico State University, quotes Michael Pagano, dean of the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, on New Mexico's policy of allocating capital funds to individual lawmakers.
City & State New York quotes Steve Schlickman, executive director of the Urban Transportation Center, on the mutual benefits of value capture financing.
Crain's Chicago Business published an op-ed by Rachel Weber, associate professor of urban planning and policy, in which she points out discrepancies in a Crain's column arguing that public schools in tax increment financing districts are not harmed by TIF.