Weekend Watch: $100k-a-year Chicago tree trimmers

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Political activist Ja'Mal Green, a Black Lives Matter exponent, charged that Rahm Emanuel is shorting vital services while lavishing six-figure compensation on many workers. (WLS)

Political activist Ja'Mal Green, a Black Lives Matter exponent, charged that Rahm Emanuel is shorting vital services while lavishing six-figure compensation on many workers, including tree trimmers. A BGA-PolitiFact investigation into the claim showed he was mostly right.

The Better Government Association's Kiannah Sepeda-Miller visited the ABC7 studio to talk about the mayoral candidate's claim and how the BGA and PolitiFact determined that 13 tree trimmers are making at least $100,000 in total compensation.

You can read the full Better Government Association story online at bettergov.org.
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