Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz, featuring State Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton), airs tonight (Tuesday) at 8:30 pm in 24 North and Northwest Chicago Metro suburbs on
Comcast Ch. 19 in Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove Village, Hoffman Estates, parts of Inverness, Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Niles, Northfield, Palatine, Rolling Meadows and Wilmette.
Comcast Cable Ch. 35 in Arlington Heights, Bartlett, Glenview, Golf, Des Plaines, Hanover Park, Mt. Prospect, Northbrook, Park Ridge, Prospect Heights, Schaumburg, Skokie, Streamwood and Wheeling
-- and this Thursday night at 8:30 pm in Rockford and in some areas surrounding Rockford, including Byron, Cherry Valley, Loves Park, Machesney Park, Mt. Morris, New Milford, Oregon, Stillman Valley, and Winnebago.
The show with freshman State Rep. Ives focuses on the political dynamics and substance of state employee pension reform, including a discussion of what the reform should look like if the state is serious about dealing with the problem-- as opposed to providing a short term fix; the recently passed concealed carry legislation and a tease about State Rep. Ives' possible run for Governor in 2018. .
For a discussion of the last 35 years of IL politics, the 2014 Gubernatorial race-- as it is shaping up as of the moment and a scenario by which Rep. Ives might get to be the first female Governor in the State of Illinois in 2018, please go here.