Posts tagged "Illinois Policy Institute"

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 »

Berkowitz w/State Rep. Skillicorn on the Gov. Rauner regime change and revolution, 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 in 24 Chicago Metro N and NW suburbs features State Rep. Allen Skillicorn discussing with show host Jeff Berkowitz Gov. Rauner’s recent... 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 »

Flip at 10 am from CNN’s Reliable Sources to see Berkowitz w/IPI’s Dabrowski on Making Illinois Great Again, or watch on the Web

Jeff Berkowitz: If we added this up… there is about 7 to 8 billion dollars in savings [per year from spending in the State Budget] right? ***** Berkowitz: You think you have the people on your side? Dabrowski: The people are on our side. And, that’s who matters. Not Pritzker, not Rauner…the people are the... Read more »
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I have a dream: IPI's Dabrowski engages WTTW's Schutz about a no tax increase solution to the IL Budget crisis, Web/Cable

WTTW’s Paris Schutz said, “[The 2011 IL income tax increase] should have never been temporary,” agreeing with liberal John McCarron that the temporary nature of the 2011 tax boost “Was what got us into this crash in the first place.” Since Public TV is supposed to be balanced, you might have thought sometime, somebody at... Read more »