Re-Imagine Chicago: How Do We Make City Government More Effective?

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Chicago residents enjoy the lakefront and bike paths on April 1, 202 Manuel Martinez / WBEZ
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Chicago residents enjoy the lakefront and bike paths on April 1, 202 Manuel Martinez / WBEZ

Re-Imagine Chicago: How Do We Make City Government More Effective?

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So far this week, we’ve explored how Chicago’s City Council and mayoral system operates. We’ve also looked at how politics works in other big cities like Toronto and Phoenix.

In this interview, Reset checks in with the city’s top watchdog to get his thoughts on what we’ve learned this week and to discuss what big changes could make Chicago’s city government more effective, more equitable and better for residents.

GUEST: Joe Ferguson, Chicago inspector general