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Chicago Proposes Municipally Run Grocery Store As Vendors Flee Rampant Crime

Posted on AllSides September 18th, 2023
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Democratic Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson announced Wednesday that he has proposed a city-owned grocery store after several supermarket chains fled the South Side neighborhood in the wake of rampant crime, The National Desk reported. Johnson announced a plan to create a “feasibility study” for a municipally owned grocery store in response to the “food deserts” caused by stores’ departures, and claimed that the “historic” and “purposeful disinvestment” had “exacerbated” the “inequities” in the area, a press release from the mayor’s office said. Chicago has lost at least six grocery stores...

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