Watch potential guv candidate Sen. Matt Murphy on Cable/Web discussing pension/Medicaid/education reform

State Senator Matt Murphy (R-Palatine) is the featured guest this evening on “Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz,” airing in 24 North and Northwest Chicago Metro Suburbs.  Murphy, 42, who lost a close race for the Republican nomination for Lt. Gov. in 2012, is thought by many to be among the top three candidates for the Republican nomination for Governor in 2014.

Senator Murphy, who practices law with a loop law firm and is serving in his 6th year in the state senate, debates and discusses with show host Jeff Berkowitz reform of state employee and teacher pensions, Medicaid and education-  the three big drivers of State spending.

Repeal of the 2011 Illinois income tax increase, dealing with the State’s 7 billion dollar backlog of unpaid bills, the “crowd out effect of state pensions,” and making healthcare more accessible to the “truly needy,” are also discussed.

The show with Senator Murphy airs tonight at 8:30 pm on

Comcast Cable Channel 19 in Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove Village, Hoffman Estates, parts of Inverness, Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Niles, Northfield, Palatine, Rolling Meadows and Wilmette.

and on

Comcast Cable Channel 35 in Arlington Heights, Bartlett, Glenview, Golf, Des Plaines, Hanover Park, Mt. Prospect, Northbrook, Park Ridge, Prospect Heights, Schaumburg, Skokie, Streamwood and Wheeling.

The Public Affairs show featuring Senator Murphy will also air through-out the City of Chicago on Monday, April 9 at 8:30 pm on Cable 21 (CANTV).

You can also watch the show w/ Sen. Murphy 24/7 on your computer by going here

The airing dates of the show with Senator Murphy  in Rockford and Aurora  will be announced shortly.

The Public Affairs show featuring Senator Murphy was taped on Sunday, March 25, 2012. *********************************************************

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