Weekend Watch: Chicago's Environment Department

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Saturday, December 7, 2019
Weekend Watch: Chicago's Environment Department
We take a look at how Mayor Lori Lightfoot is fulfilling her campaign promise to bring back Chicago's Environment Department.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Our Weekend Watch shines a spotlight on government activity.

In 2012, former mayor Rahm Emanuel eliminated Chicago's Environment Department, but current mayor Lori Lightfoot has vowed to bring it back.

Brett Chase with the Better Government Association joined AB& Chicago to talk about how close Lightfoot has come to fulfilling that campaign promise.

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