WBEZ Chicago: A step toward a ‘mansion tax’ in Chicago

By Michael Liptrot, August 1, 2023

Brandon Johnson speaking at podium with white background

The City Council held a hearing Thursday to discuss a referendum on raising the city’s real estate transfer tax.

Reset checks in with WBEZ reporters on that story, why Chicago’s interim police superintendent is in hot water, the city budget and why street vendors are calling on Mayor Johnson for help.