Msall, Laurence

Laurence Msall is the President of the Chicago-based Civic Federation, an independent, not for profit government research organization. The focus of the organization is to assist public policy makers and to advance such issues as property tax reform, tax simplification, privatization, and joint purchasing, with the goal of improving government efficiency and financial accountability. Msall examines the causes and possible solutions to the state's long festering public pension crisis, while also providing insights into how Illinois got to the situation it was in by 2015.