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A new report by World Business Chicago and the Chicago NATO Host Committee projects big revenue gains from the May 20-21 summit.

Feds to protect government buildings starting next week

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Federal agents in "traveling swarms" and patrols will begin protecting federal buildings in the Loop next week in preparation of next month's NATO summit.

 
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Lori Healey

Most of the $36.5 million raised by private donors to cover costs for Chicago's NATO summit are in the host committee's bank account, according to a Chicago Tribune interview with committee director Lori Healey.

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Lori Healey

Lori Healey is the executive director of the Chicago NATO host committee. 

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The G-8/NATO host committee is on the defensive as it lays out plans for the May events. Carol Marin and her panel have more.

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel © 2011 City of Chicago, photo by Brooke Collins

Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to avoid the kind of clashes with protesters that occurred at past G-8 and NATO Summits. Elizabeth Brackett and her panel look at the benefits and possible problems that await the city in May.

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