Mayor Lightfoot Unveils Plan To Close $838 Million Budget Gap

Lightfoot Budget Speech
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot shares her plan to close the city's $838 million budget gap at City Hall on Oct. 23, 2019. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ
Lightfoot Budget Speech
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot shares her plan to close the city's $838 million budget gap at City Hall on Oct. 23, 2019. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ

Mayor Lightfoot Unveils Plan To Close $838 Million Budget Gap

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday delivered her first budget address at City Hall, laying out her plans to shrink the city’s $838 million deficit.

Reset breaks down the budget and how it could impact Chicagoans.

GUESTS: David Greising, CEO of the Better Government Association

Ralph Martire, executive director of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability

Jaime Dominguez, professor of political science at Northwestern University