Budget Cuts, But For What?

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Chicago Tribune

Jul 2, 12:00 AM

CPS set for $200 million in cuts; mayor floats property tax plan

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday detailed the fallout he attributes to Chicago Public Schools making good on a $634 million pension payment: 1,050 workers will lose their jobs, 350 vacant positions will be eliminated and several education programs will be slashed as a result of $200 million in budget cuts.

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