Posts tagged "school Choice"

Watch Berkowitz w/ State Rep. Ives on Illinois' pressing economic issues and education, cable and web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features a flashback to State Rep. Jeanne Ives’ (R-Wheaton) appearance on our show two months prior to Bruce Rauner’s November, 2014  election as IL Governor.  The Ives’ show airs at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21 (CAN TV). You also watch the show with Rep.... Read more »

Watch Barack Obama, open to school vouchers, in his June, 2002 debate w/Berkowitz, Cable and Web

Barack Obama: I am willing to listen to these arguments [in favor of school vouchers- school choice]  and see if I can be persuaded that ultimately, kids would be better off, then- Jeff Berkowitz: You would support school vouchers? ****************** Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features an insightful look at the President–... Read more »

Better than Serafin's Christmas Party tonight at Butch Mcguire's: Berkowitz w/ a then charming Obama, Cable & Web

Tonight’s Chicago metro suburban  edition of Public Affairs (See airing schedule, below) features Barack Obama, who was quite a charmer in July, 2000, when he was interviewed  by show host Jeff Berkowitz.  Discussion includes a real, thoughtful dialogue about, among other public policy issues, the role of church based organizations in assisting low income people,... Read more »

Will State Rep. Skillicorn follow or lead Illinois' Revolution? Berkowitz w/Rep. Skillicorn, Cable/Web

State Rep. Skillicorn (R-Dundee): 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... Read more »

Berkowitz w/10th CD Republican Primary candidate Doug Bennett: A conservative? Cable/Web

Doug Bennett (R-Deerfield): I think [Trump’s decision on the Paris Accord]  is the right decision. Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Doug Bennett, 54,  running in a contested 10th Cong. District Republican Primary. The show airs throughout the City proper at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21 [CAN TV]. You... Read more »

Leading Dem Gov Primary Candidates Pritzker, Kennedy & Biss at Rainbow Push: Eye on the Prize.

Only three of the six candidates have a shot to win the Dem Primary Pritzker and Kennedy seem to view [a Progressive Income Tax] as a means to provide a free lunch to middle class and low income voters. The real news is that there was no mention of or questions about reforming state employee... Read more »

Gov. Emasculated or Gov. No new taxes unless we get real reforms? Will the real Gov. Rauner stand up?

In the words of Dirty Harry, the 23 Republican  legislators who supported on Friday the Madigan fiscal 2018 spending resolution  need to ask themselves the same question the perp was asked by Harry as the perp started to reach for a gun…“I bet you are wondering, did he fire six shots or only five…you’ve got... Read more »

Better than Hillary v.Trump. Curing Income Inequality: Berkowitz w/UChicago Econ. Dept. & Chicago Booth Prof. Kevin Murphy, Cable/Web

Tonight’s “Public Affairs” City of Chicago episode features Chicago Booth and UChicago Economics Department Professor Kevin Murphy discussing how changes in the demand for and supply of human capital explain the sharp increase in income inequality. The show airs throughout the City of Chicago at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21, CAN TV... 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 »