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In Chicago Budget, Money For Community Policing, Schools And 911 (And New Taxes)

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel made his budget proposal Wednesday, detailing how the city should spend its $10 billion next year. 

His plan includes more money for community policing, an expansion of preschool and after-school programs, and a new 911 call system. But it also includes a tax hike for large entertainment venues, a higher monthly fee on every phone line, and more expensive Uber and Lyft rides. 

Morning Shift talks to WBEZ city politics reporter Becky Vevea about the details of the plan and what they means for Chicagoans.

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