Chicago’s three candidates in the wide-open race for Chicago treasurer want the office charged with managing the city’s $8 billion investment portfolio and retirement funds to play a more prominent role as the city grapples with a looming pension crisis. The Daily Line’s Aldercast spoke with all three candidates in the race – Ald. Ameya Pawar (47), state Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin (D-Chicago) and CPA Peter Gariepy. Questions, comments or suggestions? Email