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Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson speaks as people wave flags during a Juneteenth celebration at Daley Plaza on June 16, 2023.

Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson speaks as people wave flags during a Juneteenth celebration at Daley Plaza on June 16, 2023. Johnson and other city officials spent part of the Juneteenth holiday at an event to announce a new memorial for victims of police torture in Chicago.

Pat Nabong

Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson speaks as people wave flags during a Juneteenth celebration at Daley Plaza on June 16, 2023.

Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson speaks as people wave flags during a Juneteenth celebration at Daley Plaza on June 16, 2023. Johnson and other city officials spent part of the Juneteenth holiday at an event to announce a new memorial for victims of police torture in Chicago.

Pat Nabong

A closer look at Mayor Johnson’s first month on the job

More than a month into his first term as Chicago’s mayor, Brandon Johnson has faced one challenge after another.

Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson speaks as people wave flags during a Juneteenth celebration at Daley Plaza on June 16, 2023. Johnson and other city officials spent part of the Juneteenth holiday at an event to announce a new memorial for victims of police torture in Chicago.

Pat Nabong

   

From summer violence that left 11 people dead over Juneteenth weekend to the pressing housing need of asylum seekers, there’s no shortage of issues for Mayor Brandon Johnson to tackle these days.

Reset gets an update on steps the Johnson administration has taken, his negotiating style with City Council, how well he's keeping campaign promises and his handling of the migrant crisis.

GUESTS: Mariah Woelfel, WBEZ city politics reporter

Tessa Weinberg, city government and politics reporter for WBEZ

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