Chicago City Council Approves Mayor Lighftoot’s 2021 Budget Plan

Aldermen on Tuesday voted to approve the plan, which includes a $94 million property tax increase.

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View of City Hall and the County Building in May, 2019. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ
photo of Chicago City Hall
View of City Hall and the County Building in May, 2019. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ

Chicago City Council Approves Mayor Lighftoot’s 2021 Budget Plan

Aldermen on Tuesday voted to approve the plan, which includes a $94 million property tax increase.

Reset checks in with WBEZ’s Becky Vevea and City Hall for an update on Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s $12.8 billion spending plan for 2021. Aldermen voted to approve the budget Tuesday.

GUESTS: Becky Vevea, WBEZ city politics reporter

Ald. Rossana Rodriguez Sanchez, 33rd Ward

Arturo Carrillo, coordinator of the Collaborative for Community Wellness at the Brighton Park Neighborhood Council