Posts tagged "Dillard"

Revenge of the IL public sector unions—Giving Rauner a run for his money—but AP agrees w/Berkowitz and calls it for Rauner

With about 92% of the vote counted in the IL Republican Gov Primary, it looks like Bruce Rauner will eke out a small victory of 40% to 38%, but the margin of victory may be close enough for Senator Kirk Dillard (Hinsdale) to call for an automatic recount, and the union backed Dillard may live... Read more »

Better than one of Carol Marin's "factual pieces," on the IL Gov race on NBC-5; Berkowitz w/Berkowitz on the Governor's race,Cable and the Web

We are going to give you the winner of the Republican Primary Governor’s race more than 30 days before the election on March 18, 2014…and the winner of the November, 2014 Governor’s race, including a detailed assessment of why each candidate did as well or as poorly as he, in fact, will do. The  show featuring... Read more »

Better than the Illinois Policy Institute's Gifts of the Free Market: Berkowitz w/Gov. Candidate Brady, Cable and Web

Republican Gov candidate Sen. Bill Brady: … The polling data shows this, we lead in all credible polls– all the candidates—and I am the only candidate who beats [Dem. Incumbent Gov.] Pat Quinn. Tonight’s Chicago Metro suburban edition of Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz, featuring Senator and Republican Primary Gov Candidate Bill Brady, airs at... Read more »

Better than Da Bears v. the Cowboys on Monday night football: Berkowitz w/ Gov.Candidate Brady, Web and Cable

Sen. Bill Brady: Well, Bruce [Rauner] has done very well at business, some say he is a billionaire…but there is a big difference between running a hedge fund and running government. I have the business background… but I also have the legislative experience and the government experience to hit the ground running… Tonight’s City of... Read more »

Illinois' most likely first female Governor, State Rep. Jeanne Ives, debuts on Aurora Community TV (ACTV-10) tonight; also on Web w/show host Berkowitz

State Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton), who is the odds on favorite to be the first female Governor in IL, is featured on tonight’s Aurora edition of  Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz.  You can see State Rep. Ives on ACTV-10 in Aurora explain how to fix the State’s broken state employee pension system. She also explains... Read more »

Better than tonight's Hawks- Bruins' Hockey playoff game: Berkowitz w/Sen. Noland on Quinn v. Daley, cable/web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features State Senator Mike Noland (D-Elgin) and his thoughts, specifically and in general, about state employee, university, city college and K-12  non-CPS public school employee teacher pension reform, Gov. Pat Quinn’s 2014 campaign for re-election and especially how Pat Quinn stacks up relative to his only Democratic... Read more »

Better than Cubs baseball: Berkowitz w/the Policy Institute's Ted Dabrowski on fixing Illinois' pension mess, Cable and Web

Ted Dabrowski, VP, Policy, Illinois Policy Institute: “If you look at every single problem Illinois has, Illinois public sector unions are at the forefront of [causing] the problem.” The City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features, tonight, Ted Dabrowski, VP, Policy, the Illinois Policy Institute.  Dabrowski debates and discusses with show host Jeff Berkowitz... Read more »

Way better than tonight's Louisville-Michigan NCAA Final: Berkowitz w/IL Gov. Candidate Brady on Cable/Web re Education, Job and Pension reform

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features State Sen. Bill Brady (R-Bloomington), 2010 Republican Party nominee for Governor and almost surely 2014 candidate for Governor, debating and discussing the issues with show host Jeff Berkowitz. The show airs throughout the City of Chicago at 8:30 pm on Cable Ch. 21 [CANTV]. The show also airs  tonight... Read more »

Better than last night's Carol Marin discussion w/Raoul, Biss, Nekritz and Sandack: Berkowitz w/Rep. Durkin discussing the latest news on state employee pension reform and a possible run by Durkin for AG

In a show taped on Saturday,  Public Affairs show host Jeff Berkowitz debates and discusses with State Rep. Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) the different state employee pension reform bills that passed out of the House (primary sponsors Cross, Nekritz and Biss) and Senate (primary backer– Cullerton), respectively, and which of those bills might or should... Read more »

Better than Carol Marin w/Governor Quinn: Berkowitz w/2014 likely Gov candidate Bill Brady, Cable/Web

Jeff Berkowitz:  …Alright, so you have laid out your platform, you’ve got to do the pension [reform] ,as you’ve said, you’ve got to get that income tax [increase] removed, so you’re stimulating growth in the private sector.  Anything else you’re running on here for Governor in 2014?  …this guy is ahead, [Bill] Brady, he’s laid... Read more »