Tag: Paris Schutz

Chicago's High Powered gun slinger arrestees: When should they return to our streets on bail?

Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Having an AK-47 is against the law. So, that in and of itself… is a problem.  Obviously, the judge should look at how strong the prosecution’s case is …the other surrounding circumstances…  but [that] raises serious questions as to whether… that person should be out on bond… Berkowitz: Even with no priors?... 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 »

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 »

Ten takeaways from the last 18 months of IL budget/sausage making, part 1

…Nobody (from Rauner to Madigan to Munger) knows how bad the state deficit and growing debt will be… but every honest… person knows they will be very, very bad. …Balanced, my ass, is what the TV show host should have said.  Sadly, Lisnik, after a half-hearted challenge and probe, let Quinn sleaze his way out... Read more »

What Gov. Rauner said about pensions, his plan and the IL Supreme Court's opinion-- and what Rauner should have said

A good advisor knows his or her limitations. The Governor’s advisor should have told Gov. Rauner last Friday before his press conference: “Tell the media you are studying the Opinion and then tout the benefits of your Turnaround Agenda Plan…then quit while you are ahead.”  –What the Governor said about pensions and the IL Supreme Court’s... Read more »

Watch Gov. Elect Rauner questioned by Ahearn, Anderson, Berkowitz, Flannery, Levine, Schutz, Thomas, et al, Cable and Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner. The show airs throughout the City at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21 [CANTV].  The show includes an introduction by show host Jeff Berkowitz, covering the top five things you should know about Bruce Rauner (Go here to read about these items).... Read more »