Tag: Illinois Policy Institute

Watch Berkowitz w/Bergman on IL's cancerous pension tumor; Rauner or Pritzker the cure? Cable & Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition  of Public Affairs features  Bill Bergman, a Truth in Accounting expert in public sector financial CANCERS. Bergman discusses Chicago’s and Illinois’ financial mess, which is like a growing tumor. Who made it possible for the tumor to grow?   Well, who made the decision to increase state and city employee and... Read more »

Taxes, reform and State and local government bankruptcy issues: Watch Berkowitz w/State Rep. Candidate Biela, Cable&Web

Tonight’s Chicago Metro North and Northwest suburban edition of Public Affairs features State Rep. Candidate Amanda Biela (R-Edgebrook), who is challenging 14 year Democrat incumbent, John D’Amico, in the 15th State House District, with the support of the House Republican Organization (“HRO”). You can also watch the show with 15th House District Candidate Amanda Biela... Read more »

Can State House Rep. Cand. Biela boot out Speaker Madigan w Hard Tax Caps? Watch Berkowitz w/Biela, Cable&Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features State Rep. Candidate Amanda Biela (R-Edgebrook), who is challenging 14 year Democrat incumbent, John D’Amico, in the 15th State House District, with the support of the House Republican Organization (“HRO”). The show airs throughout the City of Chicago at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch.... Read more »
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Berkowitz w/Wirepoint's Ted Dabrowski on exploding IL Gov Pensions & bankruptcy as a cure, Tonight on Chicago Cable & Web

Ted Dabrowski [Wirepoints.com, President]: …IL state employee and teacher pensions have gone up … 8 times more than [state disposable] income—[state government pensions] are overwhelming everything.    ****** Ted Dabrowski: [No. 1] No more government pensions. You do a 401K, like they do in the private sector. No. 2… If you look at the Chicago... Read more »

Conversing w/ Gov. Rauner about winning his Primary, unifying the R Party & fixing the Quincy Vets’ Home

Jeff Berkowitz: How do you put the conservative base back together again… Gov. Rauner: …This election is really not about Democrats vs. Republicans. It is about the people against a corrupt, broken system ****** Jeff Berkowitz: So, how much does it cost [To fix the Quincy Vets’ Home problem]? Gov. Rauner: When you say it,... Read more »

Watch Berkowitz and Dabrowski debate which Lady Di(ana) caused the Gov's revolution to fail? Cable&Web

Did Rauner’s Admin. & revolution fail cuz First Lady  Di(ana) got her beloved taxpayer funded abortions & $5 billion tax increase? Or did Rauner blow it cuz his handpicked IPI Communication czarina Di(ana) Rickert couldn’t handle a Dem Party demagogic cartoon interpretation? *******  Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Ted Dabrowski in... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

Has Governor Rauner given up on revolutionary reforms for Illinois? Watch Berkowitz w/Family-Pac's Caprio, Cable/Web

Rauner seems to have given up on a second stab at Revolution, and lately the Governor appears to be tacking left, or whichever way the wind will take or tack him. How tacky! Tonight’s Chicago Metro edition of Public Affairs, airing in 24 North and Northwest Chicago suburbs, features Paul Caprio, Executive Director of Family-Pac,... Read more »
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You say you want a Gov. Rauner Revolution, well, you know... Berkowitz w/Rep. Allen Skillicorn, Cable/Web

State Rep. Skillicorn: With this new staff, Gov. Rauner actually has people who are ideologically on board with him. Think of President Trump, he talks of draining the swamp- Tonight’s Public Affairs show airs throughout the City of Chicago at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21 [CAN TV]. You can also watch the... Read more »