Tag: Bruce Rauner

Berkowitz w/Wirepoint's Ted Dabrowski on exploding IL Gov Pensions & bankruptcy as a cure, Tonight on Chicago Cable & Web

Ted Dabrowski [Wirepoints.com, President]: …IL state employee and teacher pensions have gone up … 8 times more than [state disposable] income—[state government pensions] are overwhelming everything.    ****** Ted Dabrowski: [No. 1] No more government pensions. You do a 401K, like they do in the private sector. No. 2… If you look at the Chicago... Read more »

Has Gov. Rauner already lost to Dem JB Pritzker in the Governor's race? Berkowitz w/pundit Robling, Cable & Web

Chris Robling [pundit]:…What we are talking about is an irreparably broken relationship between Rauner and the base of the State GOP, which will cause Pritzker to win, so Republicans will have zero re-districting influence in 2021. Berkowitz: … I will discuss, at the end of tonight’s show, how to repair the relationship between Rauner and... Read more »

You give us 90 seconds- We give you what you need to know for your Governor vote.

–Indeed, this may be Rauner’s only accomplishment as Governor- A liar in a League of his Own.  ******* Missed this week’s Public Affairs, not to worry, you can watch 24/7 the show with Republican Party Gubernatorial challenger Jeanne Ives  (22 minutes) and  Berkowitz’s commentary on the Dem Gov Primary and Fall Gov general election (7 ... Read more »
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You give us 90 seconds? We give you, in 90 second videos, what you need to know for your IL Governor vote

Missed this week’s Public Affairs, not to worry, you can watch 24/7 the show with Republican Party Gubernatorial challenger Jeanne Ives  (22 minutes) and  Berkowitz’s commentary on the Dem Gov Primary and Fall Gov general election (7  minutes) by clicking here. Only have nine minutes or maybe just a minute to find out what’s going... Read more »

Watch almost live at 5 pm today, Berkowitz w/Gov Candidate Ives on Rauner's lies- and more! Cable/Web

This afternoon’s City of Chicago special edition of the Public Affairs TV show features State Rep. and Republican gubernatorial primary challenger Jeanne Ives. It airs at 5 pm on Cable Ch. 21 (CAN TV) throughout the city. You can also watch the show featuring Gov Candidate Ives by clicking here The show repeats again tomorrow... Read more »

Gov. Rauner debates his ads about Jeanne Ives w/Berkowitz: Truthful or gross distortions?

Jeff Berkowitz: You have any evidence supporting your ads… that argue Ives is in the tank for Speaker Madigan & wants increased taxes…? Gov. Rauner: Her statements... and her votes. Rep. Ives said [to] Crain’s editorial board she did not support rolling back the Madigan income tax, now… Ives said she couldn’t get the $5... Read more »
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Watch Berkowitz square off with Plaintiff's Trial Lawyer Matt Belcher on Worker's comp, tort and education reform, Cable/Web; Ron Gidwitz featured next week

What happens, hypothetically speaking, when Speaker Madigan asks a typical plaintiff’s trial lawyer specializing in Worker’s comp. insurance cases to reach a compromise on the causation standard used  to resolve Worker’s compensation lawsuits?  Does Illinois have a bad business litigation and tort liability climate relative to surrounding states and if so why? Could more charter... Read more »

Gov. Rauner, speaking at a "Never again," U. S. Holocaust Memorial Museum lunch, reminds us- Jewish lives matter- and pledges continued IL support for Israel

More than 2, 000 supporters of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum attended on October 19, 2015  the 20th Anniversary “Never again, what YOU do matters,” annual luncheon at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers. The event raised 6 million dollars in support of the Museum’s National Campaign, “Never Again: What YOU do matters.” The... Read more »

Better than a Friday night date: Berkowitz w/ WIND 560 AM radio anchor Dan Proft on fixing IL's dismal state government and business climate: On Cable & Web

Tonight’s special airing of “Public Affairs,” features Dan Proft, weekday 5 to 9 am morning co-anchor with Amy  Jacobson of WIND 560 AM Radio’s “Answer,” to all your questions  debating with show host Jeff Berkowitz what IL Governor Bruce Rauner should and might do to resolve the State’s budget impasse with House Speaker Madigan and... Read more »
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Less prison time, fewer non-violent offenders: Berkowitz w/Illinois Policy Institute's Jackson-Green, Cable and Web

Tonight’s special airing of Public Affairs features the Illinois Policy Institute’s Bryant Jackson-Green debating with show host Jeff Berkowitz how to save money for IL taxpayers and reduce significantly repeat offenses by non-violent offenders. The show airs throughout the City of Chicago at 7:00 pm on Cable Ch. 21 [CAN TV] Bryant Jackson-Green and  Presidential... Read more »