The city of Chicago is still in financial recovery mode after Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday announced a projected $733 million budget deficit for the 2022 fiscal year – a shortfall 40% less than the previous year.
Also on Wednesday, City Council discussed the investment of more than $35 million in federal stimulus funds toward community programs aimed at youth violence prevention, childcare assistance, and other causes.
The recent fatal shooting of a Chicago police officer has roiled tensions between the police department and mayor’s office as well as among alderpeople.
Joining “Chicago Tonight” to discuss these topics and more are: Chicago Alds. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa, Jeanette Taylor and Anthony Beale.