Posts tagged "Lisa Madigan"

Better than Paul Lisnek with Lisa Madigan: Watch Berkowitz w/ IL Attorney General candidate Paul Schimpf

This afternoon’s episode of Public Affairs airs at noon on Cable Ch. 6 [ECTV] throughout the People’s Republic of Evanston, featuring Paul Schimpf, the Republican nominee for Illinois Attorney General.  You might recall that the current occupant of that office, Lisa Madigan, daughter of Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan, was elected to that office in... Read more »

Would Paul Schimpf replacing AG Lisa Madigan mean less IL public corruption and less violent crime? Watch Schimpf w/Berkowitz, Cable and Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Paul Schimpf, Republican nominee for Illinois Attorney General. The show airs at 8:30 pm and again at Midnight on Cable Ch. 21 [CANTV]. You can also watch the Public Affairs show, featuring the 20 year military veteran,  24/7 by clicking here. Is it time Illinois had an Attorney General... Read more »

Way better than WTTW's "My Chicago": Berkowitz w/State Senator Steve Rauschenberger on fixing IL Government, Cable and Web

Steve Rauschenberger: …Illinois is a clear exception. Most states…are recovering– their unemployment is down, their tax revenues are up; they have balanced budgets; they are out of debt. Illinois is an exception. ************************** Tonight’s Chicago Metro North and Northwest suburban edition of “Public Affairs,” features Steve Rauschenberger, who was a Republican State Senator (from Elgin) from... Read more »
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Better than Carol Marin w/David Axelrod, Berkowitz w/ IL budget guru Steve Rauschenberger on Lisa Madigan and the budget, Web and Cable

Tonight’s Chicago Metro North and Northwest suburban edition of “Public Affairs,” features Steve Rauschenberger, who was a Republican State Senator (from Elgin) from 1992 to 2006, and Steve was known at the time as the most knowledgeable legislator about the IL budget.  Tonight’s  program airs in its usual 8:30 pm time slot in 24 North and Northwest... Read more »

Better than Downton Abbey: Berkowitz w/State Rep. Ives, airing in the Chicago Metro suburbs and in Rockford-- and on the Web

Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz, featuring State Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton), airs tonight (Tuesday) at 8:30 pm in 24 North and Northwest Chicago Metro suburbs on  Comcast 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 »

Better than Charlie Rose w/ Barack Obama: Berkowitz w/ Gubernatorial Candidate Bill Brady, Cable and web

Senator Bill Brady: The truth is that the state employee cost of living increase at 3% is unsustainable. Prospectively… we have to bring the COLA more in line with reality and what we can afford. We have to say to teachers, transportation workers or state troopers… we are going to suspend the COLA this year... Read more »
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2014 Democratic Primary Gov candidate Bill Daley to Gov. Quinn: It’s leadership, stupid.

Bill Daley: …[I]t’s too bad that there wasn’t strong leadership [by Gov. Quinn] months ago to make  [concealed carry] the priority in the legislature along with pensions, to drive it through and marriage equality and get all three things done, that’s what a Governor does. ************************************** Paraphrasing his old boss’ [President Clinton’s] campaign slogan in... 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 »

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 »
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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 »