2016 city budget raises taxes, fees, and questions

Interview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on why progressive-caucus aldermen voted for the mayor's tax increases; the budget director's flawed logic about TIF districts robbing schools; and why the administration carved out a special tax for school construction. Length 4.9 minutes standard, 30.3 minutes premium.

Music: "Síguela" by Mamá Patxanga

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Article: "Alderman Joravsky considers voting for Mayor Rahm's budget" (Chicago Reader)