Posts tagged "Public a"

Will Mayor Emanuel decide to oppose minimum wage increases after watching tonight’s suburban episode of Public Affairs, on web and cable?

With such a smart city, wouldn’t you think the Mayor would charge his working group with deciding if the “Science” suggests we would benefit our city as a whole by raising, lowering or keeping the minimum wage the same? ***************************************** Tonight’s suburban episode of Public Affairs, featuring Economics Professor Allen  Sanderson,  focuses on the impact... Read more »

Better than Bill O'Reilly's upcoming interview w/President Obama: Berkowitz w/Chicago Tribune editorial writer Kristen McQueary

Jeff Berkowitz: Look, just between us girls, really, don’t you think it would be better to have a defined contribution system- you agree with John Tillman [Illinois Policy Institute], right? Kristen McQueary: We have said, even when we… said, vote yes on this bill … eventually government is going to have to get out of... Read more »

Better than Chicago Tonight w/clips of Quinn/Vallas: Berkowitz w/Northwestern University Prof. Laurel Harbridge on Fed. Gov. shutdown and debt limit extension, Cable/Web

Laurel Harbridge: …what’s not clear …is whether if you don’t raise it when you come up against [the debt limit], if you do kind of prioritize different aspects of what you are going to fund [the important thing is]—is how do the markets respond ? [That's what is not clear].  Tonight’s Chicago Metro suburban edition... Read more »