Posts tagged "Dan Proft"

Who has the answer to Illinois' budget woes? Speaker Madigan, Gov. Rauner or Ted Dabrowski? Cable/Web

And, if you miss tonight’s TV show with Dabrowski on balancing the State budget with no new taxes  (See, below), you can watch it 24/7 here. Dem Narrative The State of Illinois is at a crossroads, so to speak. It has now gone two years without a budget.  The Democratic Party narrative is that when... Read more »

Gov. Rauner puts a brick on the Cullerton-Radogno Grand Bargain

Maybe…Gov. Rauner will  bring in Tillman and Proft to assist in negotiating with the other three leaders. ******** For the last two months or so, Senate President John Cullerton (D-Chicago) and Senate Republican Leader Chris Radogno (R-Lemont) have been developing their Grand Bargain. Radogno was to get Senate Republicans to support increased taxes in exchange... Read more »

Where did Gov. Rauner’s "Right stuff," on education/economic reforms go? Can he recover?

In the olden days, as a candidate in 2014, self-made billionaire businessman Rauner actually stood for something: Bringing true reforms and economic growth to the State. Go on, Governor, get in the game. You’ve got the Right Stuff. I once saw it in you. As the song goes, “Long ago it must be. I have... Read more »
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New IL political power triumvirate: Rauner, Tillman and Proft; Rauner and 4 Tops meet-up

Video links [Rauner, Tillman and Proft] added on Sunday, 12:20 pm Gov. Rauner is of course the Quarterback of this new triad, leading the charge with his vast wealth, estimated to be in excess of a billion dollars in net worth... ************** Gov. Rauner held a press conference yesterday for the first time in about... Read more »

Morning Jeff: State budget discussions by the Leaders with Gov. Rauner yield no progress-- no joy in mudville, Mighty Casey has almost struck out

The state legislative leaders- Senate President Cullerton, Speaker Madigan, Senate Republican Leader Radogno and House Republican Leader Durkin met with the Governor yesterday in Springfield and people who want to believe in Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny will say, “Gee, isn’t this great– the Leaders and the Governor are talking again.” And, Speaker Madigan... Read more »

Standing in for the out of state Gov. Rauner are Berkowitz and Dan Proft, telling you what the Turnaround Agenda is really about. Cable/Web

Dan Proft: …The conversation we should be having is about re-thinking how and where we  spend 85% of Illinois’ state government cash… Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Dan Proft, WIND 560 AM Radio Morning co-anchor (5 to 9 am).  The show w/Proft airs throughout the City at 8:30 pm and midnight on... Read more »
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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 »

Gov. Rauner says "Significant progress," in negotiations w/ Speaker Madigan and President Cullerton. What are they smoking? Time to fire up the IL budget process?

Flannery video link added at 10:30 am IL Gov. Bruce Rauner: …There are many members in the General Assembly in both parties- both parties–who want reforms… I am cautiously optimistic [But, read the full Q/A below and  Watch here to learn about the non-marijuana “Alternate realities,”  inhabited by President Cullerton and Gov. Rauner] . The... Read more »

Better than Rachel Maddow interviewing George Stephanopoulos: Berkowitz w/WIND 560 AM Radio anchor Dan Proft on fixing Illinois, Cable/web

Dan Proft: …The conversation we should be having is about re-thinking how and where we  spend 85% of Illinois’ state government cash… Jeff Berkowitz: You need a restructuring of Illinois state government; you need bankruptcy and a restructuring of state government in Illinois, right? Tonight’s Chicago Metro suburban edition of Public Affairs features Dan Proft, WIND... Read more »
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Understanding Gov. Rauner's Turnaround Agenda and the State Budget Impasse: Berkowitz w/WIND 560 AM Radio's Dan Proft, Cable/web

[Post revised on Tuesday at 10:40 am ] Dan Proft: …The conversation we should be having is about re-thinking how and where we  spend 85% of Illinois’ state government cash… Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Dan Proft, WIND 560 AM Radio Morning co-anchor (5 to 9 am).  The show w/Proft airs throughout... Read more »