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Mayor's 'fix-it' remedies will be tough ask for aldermen

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot has warned Chicago aldermen to prepare for their toughest budget vote “probably ever,” given the $1.2 billion shortfall that must be erased and their shared desire to invest in people and communities in spite of it.
On Wednesday, Lightfoot will outline the $94 million property tax increase she plans to propose, the roughly 350 employees who will lose their jobs and the 1,000 vacant jobs she plans to cut to, as she put it, “fix it ourselves.” Fran Spielman has the story…
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