An effort by a small group of aldermen to take $25 million from the budget of the Chicago Department of Transportation to fund free mental health clinics throughout the city failed to get a vote or even discussion Monday, as aldermen moved full-speed ahead to adopt the city’s 2019 budget.

Ald. Michael Scott (24) said his ward does not have the mental health services that it needs. [Heather Cherone/The Daily Line]

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