Mayor Lightfoot Unveils Plan To Close Chicago’s $1.2 Billion Budget Gap

2021 City Budget Address
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot gives 2021 City Budget Address to Chicago City Council on October, 21, 2020. Chicago Mayor’s Office / Facebook
2021 City Budget Address
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot gives 2021 City Budget Address to Chicago City Council on October, 21, 2020. Chicago Mayor’s Office / Facebook

Mayor Lightfoot Unveils Plan To Close Chicago’s $1.2 Billion Budget Gap

Reset dives into Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s $12.8 billion spending plan for 2021. The city wants to raise property taxes and implement a mix of layoffs and furloughs to close a $1.2 billion budget gap.

GUESTS: Becky Vevea, WBEZ city politics reporter

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