As the Chicago City Council takes up Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s $16.7 billion budget proposal, A.D. Quig asks, Does this budget set the city up for a roaring recovery? Are we spending money on the right programs? She discusses the budget’s economic implications with Justin Marlowe, professor at the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy and associate director of the school’s Center for Municipal Finance.
A.D. Q&A is the Tuesday edition of Juice, Crain’s daily newsletter on policy and politics in and around Chicago. Check out the entire series here.