Tag: Dan Proft

Are Gov. Rauner, Pat Brady et al in denial? Watch Berkowitz w/Brady and you decide, Cable and Web

Is Pat Brady in denial. Is the problem a few Republican haters, as Brady argues? Or, is it 340,000 Republicans who voted for Jeanne Ives? We discuss, you decide. ********* Tonight’s Chicago Metro edition of Public Affairs features Pat Brady, former State GOP Chairman and this reporter’s nominee for Chairman of the Committee to re-elect... Read more »

Watch Berkowitz with one of Rauner's strongest boosters, moderate Republican Pat Brady: Cable and Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Pat Brady, former State GOP Chairman, RNC member, federal prosecutor and this reporter’s nominee for Chairman of the Committee to re-elect Gov.  Rauner. The show airs at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21 (CAN TV) through-out the City of Chicago proper. The show also... Read more »

Who best represents Republicans in 62nd State Rep. District-- Conservative Bob Bednar or Moderate to conservative Kenny Idstein?

Bob Bednar (R-Grayslake), state rep. candidate in the 62nd District:  If we could get the state income tax rate down to 3%, that would be great. I don’t know if it’s possible the way we have runaway spending going on in Springfield: Bednar describes himself as an all the way conservative: Kenny Idstein is the... Read more »
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Berkowitz w/ Republican Primary State Rep. Candidate Bob Bednar (Grayslake, 62nd Dist), Cable/Web

Bob Bednar (R-Grayslake), state rep. candidate in the 62nd District:  If we could get the state income tax rate down to 3%, that would be great. I don’t know if it’s possible the way we have runaway spending going on in Springfield: Bednar describes himself as an all the way conservative: Kenny Idstein is the... Read more »

Watch Berkowitz w/Caprio on Rauner Revolution, IL Policy Institute & Republican State House turncoats, Cable and Web

The Revolution promised by Rauner in 2014 failed in 2017 due to a “Sell out” by many Republican  “Benedict Arnolds,” like Rep. David Harris (R-Arlington Heights) in early July, 2017 After the fiasco with John Tillman’s Illinois Policy Institute in July, Rauner seems to have given up on a second stab at Revolution- and lately... Read more »

Gain insights into Gov. Rauner's new regime's approach: Watch Berkowitz w/Rauner insider Dan Proft, Cable/Web

Dan Proft: …Contemplating a lockout of state employees… a Chicago Teachers’ strike…PATCOing some state employees  Tonight’s Chicago Metro suburban edition of Public Affairs features Dan Proft, WIND 560 AM Radio’s “Chicago Morning Answer,” co-anchor w/Amy Jacobson (5 to 9 am).  The show w/Proft airs tonight in 24 N and NW suburbs at 8:30 pm on... Read more »
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Back to the Future:Berkowitz w/Proft on Gov. Rauner's regime change, Cable/Web

Revised slightly and video and other links added at 5:25 am on Tuesday 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’s “Chicago Morning Answer,” co-anchor w/Amy Jacobson... Read more »

Who engineered the deepening of Illinois' nuclear winter w/the passing of a $5 billion tax increase?

Revised slightly on Wednesday at 9:15 am As Dan Proft used to argue, we don’t need to fix Illinois. In Illinois, “The fix is in,” and “We need to stop the politicians from inflicting that fix on the taxpayers.” Now, the Republican base is looking at Rauner, Durkin, Brady, Rep. Judas Andersson (The R House... Read more »

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 »
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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 »