Leading up to State of the City address Thursday night, critics called on Mayor Lori Lightfoot to deliver on her campaign promises despite a budget deficit she’s now pegged at $838 million.
One group of Lightfoot detractors were several progressive aldermen, including Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa of the 35th Ward.
Ald. Ramirez-Rosa stops by the Morning Shift to discuss the mayor’s address and what it means for the city’s budget moving forward.
GUEST: Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa, 35th Ward
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