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Mayor Brandon Johnson presents the 2024 Executive Budget Recommendations during a Chicago City Council meeting at City Hall on Oct. 11, 2023.

Ashlee Rezin

Brandon Johnson

Mayor Brandon Johnson presents the 2024 Executive Budget Recommendations during a Chicago City Council meeting at City Hall on Oct. 11, 2023.

Ashlee Rezin

Mayor Brandon Johnson’s first budget passes with little pushback

The budget sailed through Chicago’s City Council by a 41-8 vote.

Mayor Brandon Johnson presents the 2024 Executive Budget Recommendations during a Chicago City Council meeting at City Hall on Oct. 11, 2023.

Ashlee Rezin

   

Chicago lawmakers were on board with no tax increases and to keep police spending nearly flat, but dissenting members said there isn’t nearly enough funding to support the ongoing migrant crisis in the city.

Reset learns more about what this budget means for the next year in Chicago.

GUEST: Tessa Weinberg, WBEZ city government and politics reporter

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