Posts tagged "Bruce Rauner"

Rep. Sandack tells "Governor wanna be Bruce Rauner" and WTTW's Carol Marin how to balance the Fiscal 2015 Budget, Web and Cable

State Rep. Ron Sandack: Oh, I could easily cut 1.6 billion dollars [from the IL Budget] Jeff Berkowitz: Well, do it. Right now. *************************************** Tonight’s Chicago Metro North and Northwestern suburban edition of “Public Affairs,”  features State Rep. Ron Sandack (R-Downers Grove, 81st District).  The show airs in 24 N and NW Chicago Metro suburbs at... Read more »

Governor Quinn: Fighting for unions and against moms and the severely disabled? Watch Public Affairs, Cable and Web

Paul Kersey debates and discusses tonight with show host Jeff Berkowitz, on the City of Chicago edition of “Public Affairs,” the issues raised by mom Pam Harris’ lawsuit against Gov. Quinn. The show airs throughout the City of Chicago at 8:30 pm on Cable Ch. 21 [CANTV]. Kersey is the Director of Labor Policy at the Illinois... Read more »

Better than Megan Kelly and Rachel Maddow interviewing each other: Berkowitz w/ Ed Choice Illinois' Trey Cobb on school choice: Cable and now on the web

Trey Cobb: … I ….would like to see an assurance that [the alternative to the traditional public] school teaches evolution… Jeff Berkowitz: You don’t understand, there are people dying [in Englewood]  *********************** Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Trey Cobb, Youth Director and Navigator at Ed Choice Illinois--and a 17 year old... Read more »
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Better than Carol Marin's sit-down w/4 state legislators: Berkowitz w/Professor Sanderson on minimum wages and school choice, cable and web

*************************************** Allen Sanderson: …The Congressional Budget Office… estimate was 500,000 jobs would be lost [with an increase in the minimum wage to $10.10/hr.] Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of “Public Affairs,” features Allen Sanderson, Professor of economics at the University of Chicago.   The show featuring Economics Professor Sanderson airs at 8:30  pm on Cable Ch. 21... Read more »

Better than Chris Wallace w/Barack Obama: Berkowitz w/ Gov. Jim Edgar and Gov wannabees Kirk Dillard and Bruce Rauner

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features the contrast of the Republican Governor of Illinois in the 1990s, Jim Edgar with Bruce Rauner, the Republican nominee for Governor this year and Senator Dillard, the man who came within three points of blocking Rauner from being the nominee of their Party. You can also... Read more »

Way better than WTTW's "My Chicago": Berkowitz w/State Senator Steve Rauschenberger on fixing IL Government, Cable and Web

Steve Rauschenberger: …Illinois is a clear exception. Most states…are recovering– their unemployment is down, their tax revenues are up; they have balanced budgets; they are out of debt. Illinois is an exception. ************************** Tonight’s Chicago Metro North and Northwest suburban edition of “Public Affairs,” features Steve Rauschenberger, who was a Republican State Senator (from Elgin) from... Read more »
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Better than Chris Wallace w/Jill Abramson: Berkowitz w/UChicago econ professor Allen Sanderson on minimum wage increases, Cable and Web

Allen Sanderson: I wish [Bruce Rauner] had stuck with his position [that Illinois should lower, not raise, its minimum wage] because he was absolutely right. *************************************** Allen Sanderson: …The Congressional Budget Office… estimate was 500,000 jobs would be lost [with an increase in the minimum wage to $10.10/hr.] Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of “Public... Read more »

Better than the Blackhawks play-offs: Berkowitz w/Dennis Gragert (Daily Whale.com) on Rauner, Quinn and key State issues, Web, Cable/partial transcript

Dennis Gragert: …While pay to play exists in the government, for the most part, it is a very small part of what happens... ************************ Jeff Berkowitz:  Brought jobs? What is the unemployment rate in Illinois? …the second highest in the country. How does Quinn make that argument? Dennis Gragert: I’m just saying that is what... Read more »

Better than Hillary Clinton debating Jeb Bush: Berkowitz w/ Myles Mendoza: School Choice, an idea whose time has come? Web and Cable

Myles Mendoza: Private schools are available tomorrow [to meet the demand for high quality seats by low income parents].   Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Myles Mendoza, Executive Director of Ed Choice, Illinois.  That educational choice organization focuses on promoting policies that will “expand choice into the private school sector and... Read more »
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Better than Carol Marin w/David Axelrod, Berkowitz w/ IL budget guru Steve Rauschenberger on Lisa Madigan and the budget, Web and Cable

Tonight’s Chicago Metro North and Northwest suburban edition of “Public Affairs,” features Steve Rauschenberger, who was a Republican State Senator (from Elgin) from 1992 to 2006, and Steve was known at the time as the most knowledgeable legislator about the IL budget.  Tonight’s  program airs in its usual 8:30 pm time slot in 24 North and Northwest... Read more »
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