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Secrets to 3.2 % GDP growth,Watch Berkowitz w Fed Reserve nominee Steve Moore, Cable & Web (City & Suburbs)

Tonight’s Chicago Metro North & Northwest suburban edition of Public Affairs features Steve Moore, Federal Reserve Nominee. Watch show host Jeff Berkowitz interview economist Steve Moore. This episode was taped on April 18, 2019 and features Moore, 2019 Federal Reserve Bank Board of Governors Trump nominee and co-author w Art Laffer of “Trumponomics: Inside the... Read more »

Watch Berkowitz w/former State GOP Chair Gary MacDougal on the five root causes of Chicago's violence: cable & web

MacDougal finds that the root causes of Chicago’s violence include drug infested neighborhoods, dysfunctional families, union dominated, non-performing public schools, a dearth of good role models and geographic and skills barriers to even entry level jobs. With Rahm Emanuel deciding last week discretion is the better part of valor and not to seek re-election as... Read more »

Watch Berkowitz w Dr. Sapan Shah, IL 10th CD Republican Primary Candidate, Cable and Web

Audio of show w/ Dr. Shah, linked to below, has improved audio as of Nov. 22  Dr. Shah’s … current indecision of whether to take Grover Norquist’s pledge not to increase federal taxes ******* Tonight’s Chicago metro suburban  edition of Public Affairs (See airing schedule, below) features  Dr. Sapan Shah (R-Libertyville), a candidate in the... Read more »

CPS CEO Forrest Claypool may invite Gov. Rauner to visit CPS for a “Peace Meeting.”

Berkowitz: …Taking a lesson from what your students were saying this morning [about peace]. I  heard them say, “Reach out.” … Give the Governor a call. Make clear you want to sit down in a reasonable way and see if you can advance the ball. I just don’t see what would be hurt by doing... Read more »

Gov. Rauner on reforms needed for a Grand Bargain: Pensions, workers' comp. and a property tax freeze (with local government empowerment )

Gov. Rauner, since the 2014 gubernatorial campaign, has not been willing to prioritize the reforms set out in his Turnaround Agenda, an agenda he thinks would turn Illinois around, changing it from a State that is losing population, jobs and economic output to one that is growing jobs, output and population.  Indeed, if he had... Read more »

Comptroller Munger to Governor Rauner, IL Lawmakers, et al: You will all wait two months or longer for your paychecks, fair is fair.

–Munger’s Sunday sermon to Illinois Lawmakers and state-wide elected office-holders  In an unusual Sunday morning, sparsely attended (but big news) press conference (2 print correspondents, one radio correspondent, one blogger/TV show political interviewer and five local news cameras) on the 15th Floor of the Thompson Center in the Chicago Loop,  Republican State Comptroller Leslie Munger... Read more »

Is Governor Scott Walker Pro-Life? Did FNC's Chris Wallace miss his chance to find out?

–The top three Republican Presidential candidates. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is clearly within the top three in the 2016 Republican Presidential Primary sweepstakes, along with former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and first term Florida U. S. Senator Marco Rubio. Walker is at or near the front of the Republican pack in Iowa and he came... Read more »

Speaking at UChicago’s Institute of Politics, Senator Santorum still not on a path to the Presidency

[Video links added and edits made at 3:30 pm on Friday] Former two term, Republican U. S. Senator from Pennsylvania (1994-2006), Rick Santorum, spoke to approximately 120 people  (mostly University of Chicago students) last night in Hyde Park at the University of Chicago’s Quadrangle Club  on 57th St., just down the block from the Institute... Read more »

Better than Berkowitz w/Obama, Berkowitz featuring Cong. Peter Roskam, Cable and Web

Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz, featuring Cong. Peter Roskam (R-Wheaton, 6th CD),  airs tonight (Tuesday) at 8:30 pm in 24 North and Northwest Chicago Metro suburbs on  Comcast Cable Ch. 19 in Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove Village, Hoffman Estates, parts of Inverness, Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Niles, Northfield, Palatine, Rolling Meadows and Wilmette. and on Comcast Cable Ch. 35 in Arlington Heights, Bartlett, Glenview, Golf, Des Plaines, Hanover Park,... Read more »