Safety is a priority in Chicago. With a history likes ours, it probably should be. The problem is that we not only have more cops per person than Los Angeles, New York, Houston and Phoenix, we also have more homicides per person.
A brand new charter school building is being partly funded by a $98 million state grant. But if Chicago Public Schools approves its current budget proposal, Chicago taxpayers will pay another $400,000 year after year for the same building.