Tag: Quinn

Better than Quinn v. Rauner debate, the Rep. Fine and challenger Myalls debate-- a choice, not an echo, Cable and Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago episode of Public Affairs features State Rep. Laura Fine (D-Glenview) and her challenger, Republican State Rep. Candidate Kathy Myalls (R-Wilmette).  The show airs tonight throughout the City of Chicago at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21 [CANTV].  The show featuring Rep. Fine and challenger Myalls also airs tonight at 8:30 pm in ten... Read more »

Could State Rep. Jeanne Ives be the first IL female Governor? Watch Rep. Ives w/Berkowitz on Cable/Web and you decide

Tonight’s Chicago Metro Suburban edition of “Public Affairs,” features State Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton).   The show airs throughout 24 Chicago Metro suburbs tonight at 8:30 pm, as indicated below. Ives debates and discusses with show host Jeff Berkowitz whether the 2011 state income tax increase should be allowed to sunset next year, as provided for... Read more »

CPS graduates 6 % of its kids from a 4 year college. The Cristo Rey network, with similar minority students from low income families to those of CPS, graduates 55% of its kids from a 4 year college. Watch Berkowitz w/ Cristo Rey's Kendall, Cable and Web

Tonight’s Rockford edition of “Public Affairs,” features Preston Kendall, President of the Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep High School, a Waukegan parochial school  populated in large part with kids from low income Hispanic families, who enter the school two grades behind and by their senior year they are ready to compete at the college level.    Six... Read more »

Revenge of the IL public sector unions—Giving Rauner a run for his money—but AP agrees w/Berkowitz and calls it for Rauner

With about 92% of the vote counted in the IL Republican Gov Primary, it looks like Bruce Rauner will eke out a small victory of 40% to 38%, but the margin of victory may be close enough for Senator Kirk Dillard (Hinsdale) to call for an automatic recount, and the union backed Dillard may live... 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 »

Better than Dem Lt. Gov. nominee Scott Lee Cohen's prostitute girl friend appearing with Scott in a Super Bowl halftime show: Berkowitz joins Caprio on Tom Roeser's Sunday night radio show; You won't want to miss this.

After all the Superbowl treats have been eaten and drinks have been drunk on Sunday and there  is a lull in the Superbowl action, don’t despair, you will still have one big treat in store for you on Sunday.  Jeff Berkowitz will join Paul Caprio, Executive Director of Family-Pac and a leading force in the Illinois conservative... Read more »

Gov. Quinn will win by a comfortable margin

In what will be a big surprise to everyone who has been reading the mainstream media in the run-up to Tuesday’s Democratic Gubernatorial Primary, Governor Pat Quinn will beat Comptroller Dan Hynes, winning the election by a margin of four to eight points. The most significant factor in the win will be the African-American vote, which will stick with... Read more »