Ald. Ray Lopez on Mayor Lightfoot’s budget proposal: ‘There are many good ideas in this budget address that we could have acted on months ago to help people’

Anna Davlantes

FILE – In this Friday, March 20, 2020, file photo, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot listens to a question after Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced a shelter-in-place order to combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus, during a news conference in Chicago. A protest and march against Lightfoot is scheduled for Thursday, May 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

15th Ward Alderman Ray Lopez joins Anna to break down Mayor Lightfoot’s budget proposal. Ald. Lopez questions the sustainability of the proposed budget and explains that a lot of the items in the address have been previously proposed by his colleagues in City Council.

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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.)