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Mayor Daley Isn't Confident in Enough Council Votes

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Chicago Mayor Richard Daley says he’s open to more changes to his proposed budget. The city finance committee approved a scaled back version of Daley’s tax hike plan yesterday. The proposed property tax increase was cut from $108 million to $83 million. Today Daley was asked whether he thinks he has enough votes in the full council.

DALEY: I’m not confident about anything. You want me to be over-confident. Mayor is arrogant. Big headlines, mayor’s arrogant. He’s got all the votes.

Daley says it’s possible that the property tax hike could be cut down even more.

Listen to Mayor Daley’s entire press conference from today.

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