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Unfiltered: Daley Calls for More State Cash

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Unfiltered: Daley Calls for More State Cash

Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley speaks at a news conference last week. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley Tuesday called on state leaders to allocate more money in the state budget for Chicago’s schools and summer jobs programs. The mayor also pushed for a capital funding bill that will provide construction money for schools and the Chicago Transit Authority. The mayor took questions from reporters on the budget, a legislative pay raise, Governor George Ryan, the Great Lakes Compact and other issues.

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