What Questions Do You Have for Mayor Emanuel?

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joins “Chicago Tonight” on Thursday, Jan. 28 for a one-on-one interview with Paris Schutz.

There’s no shortage of topics to cover with the mayor: The new year so far has seen an increasingly bitter budget standoff in Springfield that has prevented state lawmakers from taking action on ballooning public employee pension debts and the financial collapse of Chicago Public Schools, which could begin sending pink slips to thousands of teachers. The Chicago Teachers Union, which is currently in contract negotiations with CPS, has threatened to go on strike over the layoffs and concessions sought by the district. 

And while the fiscal headaches grow more severe at CPS, city officials are searching for a new police superintendent as the U.S. Department of Justice investigates the Chicago Police Department in the ever evolving aftermath of the Laquan McDonald shooting, with questions swirling about whether a code of silence that persists in the police department exists in other branches of city government.

Do you have questions for the mayor? Share them with us in the comments section below – we may use them on the air. You can also join the conversation on Facebook.

Emanuel most recently sat down with "Chicago Tonight" political correspondent Paris Schutz Dec. 8, 2015 to discuss police accountability, training and use of force following the shooting deaths of two African-American males at the hands of on-duty police officers. Watch the segment below.


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