A Showdown in Chicago
Chicago is in the midst of a crime wave — but there is also a question about whether police officers will show up for work.
That’s because of a showdown between the mayor, Lori Lightfoot, and the police union over a coronavirus vaccine mandate.
Some 30,000 city workers are subject to the mandate, but no group has expressed more discontent than the police.
Guest: Julie Bosman, the Chicago bureau chief for The New York Times.
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- The clash over coronavirus shots in Chicago intensified last week, when the city filed a complaint against the police union.
- Across the United States, there is friction between city governments and law enforcement unions over vaccinations.
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