Ald. Ray Lopez: ‘It seems very politically tone-deaf to take a $7,000 raise at a time when so many people are struggling’

Anna Davlantes

Members of the the Chicago City Council convene at City Hall, Wednesday morning, April 21, 2021. Wednesday marked the first in-person council meeting since the start of the coronavirus pandemic more than a year ago. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP, Pool)

15th Ward Ald. Ray Lopez joins Anna to recap the busy City Council meeting this week which included recreational weed sales, speed cameras, and to talk about why he was only one of five alderman who declined a pay raise.

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Anna Davlantes is a Chicago native, a seven-time Emmy Award-winning journalist who has broken major stories, passionately told small stories and exposed corruption that has prompted major investigations and reform. (Click for more.)