Ted appeared on the Illinois Channel TV to talk about the Chicago teachers strike. He told Illinoisans what they need to know: that all Chicagoans will lose no matter how the strike is resolved, that taxes will continue to go up, that property values will continue to stagnate, and that people will continue to leave the city.
Chicago teachers are striking for the third time in seven years. Here are 13 reasons why the strike spells trouble for Chicago. Point one? The simple fact is that Chicagoans can’t afford either the CTU’s demands or Lightfoot’s offer.
Ted was on The Chicago Way with John Kass talking about the Chicago teachers contract fight and what it means for ordinary Chicagoans. Chicago politicians are to blame for the Chicago Teachers Union's militancy. When the CTU leadership throws a tantrum, politicians don't stand firm. Instead, they appease and enable the union.