Tag: School Vouchers

Watch 2019 Chicago Mayoral candidate Vallas tested for a half hour on key issues by Berkowitz: Cable & Web

1.A. Our Public Affairs show featuring Paul Vallas is airing tonight throughout the City of Chicago proper (potential viewer audience of 1.5 million households) at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21 (Comcast, RCN, WOW or AT&T) . 1.B. The show also airs tonight in Evanston (potential viewer audience of 75,000 people) at 8:30... Read more »

Watch Berkowitz model w BGA's CEO Greising how Gov. Rauner & JB Pritzker could debate issues, Cable & Internet

Jeff Berkowitz: Would the BGA join in saying that Andy Shaw, you and me should …go out and talk [Rauner and Pritzker into having these substantive issue discussions]. David Greising: It’s an interesting idea and… it’s worth talking about. Tonight’s Chicago Metro edition of Public Affairs features the Better Government Association’s (BGA) newly minted President and... Read more »

Watch Berkowitz w/2019 Chicago Mayoral Candidate Willie Wilson on crime, jobs, race & more, Cable & Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of “Public Affairs,” features 2019 Chicago Mayoral Candidate, Willie Wilson, 69, a very philantropic businessman who came to Chicago in 1965 with not much more than the shirt on his back— and started his business career by mopping floors at McDonald’s for $2/hour. Mr. Wilson eventually owned and managed 5... Read more »
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Watch Berkowitz w/ Neli Vazquez Rowland, President of A Safe Haven on how to save five thousand people yearly, Cable/Web

Revised on Wednesday, March 28 at 10:10 am Tonight’s and next Tuesday’s Chicago Metro suburban edition of the Public Affairs TV show features Neli Vazquez  Rowland, President of A Safe Haven, a feel good story that will inspire you throughout the day, month and year. In short, A Safe Haven has about 5000 people pass... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

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 »
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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 »