In an effort to fix Chicago's finances, give more money to schools, and retain firefighter and police jobs, Mayor Rahm Emanuel proposes a record half-billion-dollar-plus tax hike spread over four years.
We talk about the cultural impact of Fox's popular hip hop drama Empire. And we’re joined by three freshman aldermen who share their take on the mayor’s proposed budget. We also get an update on plans to build a Whole Foods in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood. And we get a visit from Reclaimed Soul’s Ayana Contreras.