ALDERMAN ANTHONY BEALE

Voted NO

9th Ward Alderman Anthony Beale voted NO on a progressive, responsible budget that maximizes the efficiency of our city’s government, ensures we maintain the quality of services our residents depend on, and does everything it can to prevent hard-working Chicagoans from bearing the burden as we strive to put our city finances back on track.

Alderman Beale offered no viable alternatives to comprehensively close an historic $838 million budget gap and voted against these key measures:

  • Close to $30 million in new funding for affordable housing, mental health, homelessness, and violence prevention.
  • Increasing the city’s minimum wage to $14/hour in 2020 and $15/hour in 2021, with guaranteed annual increases in the following years. The Alderman voted to deny Chicago workers a chance at a living wage.

Click here to let Alderman Beale know that Chicago needs a fair minimum wage and more resources for affordable housing, mental health, homelessness, and violence prevention.

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