Mayor Lori Lightfoot will be forced to propose a massive property tax increase to erase an $838 million shortfall, but she’ll have trouble getting the City Council votes because aldermen are fed up with her attempts to “neuter” them. Ald. Anthony Beale talks about that prediction and more on The Fran Spielman Show.
Fran Spielman interviews Anthony Beale on City Council resistance to massive property tax increase
Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s most outspoken City Council critic predicts mayor will come up empty in Springfield and have no choice but to raise property taxes by as much as $500 million.
As the buzzer sounded, blue and gold confetti blotted out the arena lights, falling to the floor in celebration of the Sky’s first WNBA title after beating the Mercury 80-74.
From Dwyane Wade to Barack Obama to the Cubs, Chicagoans join in the celebration.
Plus, a look at Darnell Mooney’s rise, Akiem Hicks and Khalil Mack playing through pain and a new concern in the return game.
The Sky are the first Chicago sports team to win a title at home since the Blackhawks in 2015. They’re the first team to bring the city a championship since the Cubs in 2016.