Posts tagged "Charles Thomas"

Gov. Rauner's vote for Trump: Will the Governor lead Illinois?

As reported here, about five months ago, Gov. Bruce Rauner(R-Winnetka) said he would support the Presidential nominee of the Republican Party. If that were Trump, well then, Rauner would endorse Trump. Rauner implied, as the Governor and leader of the State GOP, that would be the expectation and Rauner likes to meet expectations. –Gov. Rauner... Read more »

Mayor Emanuel and Budget Director Alex Holt answering questions from Thomas, Dardick, Spielman, Berkowitz, et al

–Mayor Emanuel responding to media at the City Club of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel:[after explaining to the media that he had no choice but to increase real estate taxes]  …now, in each of [the City Pension funds] we made sure in a different way that workers have to start paying for their pensions. They’re going... Read more »

Watch Governor Rauner answer questions from the Chicago media 200 days ago. Better then or Better now? Web and Cable

Tonight’s Chicago Metro north and northwest suburban episode of Public Affairs features then Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner, with an introduction by show host Jeff Berkowitz, covering the top five things you should know about Bruce Rauner (Go here to read about these Top 5 items). The introduction by show host Berkowitz includes predictions, as of November 6, 2014,... Read more »
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What Gov. Rauner said about pensions, his plan and the IL Supreme Court's opinion-- and what Rauner should have said

A good advisor knows his or her limitations. The Governor’s advisor should have told Gov. Rauner last Friday before his press conference: “Tell the media you are studying the Opinion and then tout the benefits of your Turnaround Agenda Plan…then quit while you are ahead.”  –What the Governor said about pensions and the IL Supreme Court’s... Read more »

Ald.[Anybody but Rahm] Fioretti endorses Rahm Emanuel and denies a quid pro quo for his endorsement

Jeff Berkowitz: Alderman, didn’t you say, “Anybody but Rahm,” before February 24. Anybody but Rahm. Didn’t you say that? Mayor Emanuel held a press conference with Ald. Fioretti yesterday afternoon at Nia restaurant in Chicago’s West Loop to showcase Ald. [and former Chicago mayoral candidate] Bob  Fioretti’s endorsement of Mayor Emanuel.   Ald. Fioretti has... Read more »

Better than the football bowl games: Gov. Elect Rauner faces Levine, Berkowitz, Thomas, Flannery et al, Cable and Web

Gov. Elect Rauner: … I support charter schools. I also support scholarship/voucher programs …for low income families so their children can attend other schools that maybe fit them better… Tonight’s  Chicago Metro suburban edition of Public Affairs features Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner. The show airs in 24 North and Northwest Chicago Metro suburbs at 8:30 pm... Read more »
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Watch Gov.Elect Rauner answer questions from Flannery, Thomas, Levine, Ahearn and Berkowitz, Cable and Web

Rev. Meeks: … I met Bruce Rauner six years ago…we were scheduled to meet for thirty minutes and we ended up meeting for three hours—the meeting was all about education Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner. The show airs throughout the City at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable... Read more »

Watch Gov. Elect Rauner questioned by Ahearn, Anderson, Berkowitz, Flannery, Levine, Schutz, Thomas, et al, Cable and Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner. The show airs throughout the City at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21 [CANTV].  The show includes an introduction by show host Jeff Berkowitz, covering the top five things you should know about Bruce Rauner (Go here to read about these items).... Read more »

What is IL Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner really like? Watch Rauner questioned by the media (Cable and Web)

Tonight’s Chicago Metro north and northwest suburban episode of Public Affairs features Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner, with an introduction by show host Jeff Berkowitz, covering the top five things you should know about Bruce Rauner (Go here to read about these Top 5 items). The show also includes the entire Q and A portion of Governor-Elect Rauner’s first... Read more »
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Seven things you should know about last night’s third and final IL Governor’s race debate

The prize for the dumbest answer of the night goes to Gov. Pat Quinn.  ABC-7 News’ Charles Thomas  asked Gov. Quinn why blacks should support him —in light of the very high unemployment, lack of business investment and awful performance of public schools in black areas… 7. Rauner won the third Governor’s debate (Sponsored by ABC-7... Read more »