Posts tagged "Speaker Madigan"

Watch Berkowitz w/Caprio on Rauner Revolution, IL Policy Institute & Republican State House turncoats, Cable and Web

The Revolution promised by Rauner in 2014 failed in 2017 due to a “Sell out” by many Republican  “Benedict Arnolds,” like Rep. David Harris (R-Arlington Heights) in early July, 2017 After the fiasco with John Tillman’s Illinois Policy Institute in July, Rauner seems to have given up on a second stab at Revolution- and lately... Read more »

Watch ICPR's Sarah Brune and Sen. Susan Garrett debate w/Berkowitz whether there is too much or too little money in IL Politics, on Cable & Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Sarah Brune, Executive Director, Illinois Campaign for Political Reform (“ICPR”) and Susan Garrett, previously State Senator (D- Lake Forest) and currently Chair of the Board, ICPR. The show airs throughout the City of Chicago, proper, at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21 (CAN TV).... Read more »

Is there a War on Cops? Watch Berkowitz w/Heather Mac Donald on Cable & Web

Jeff Berkowitz: …Mayor Emanuel keeps the Laquan McDonald video from the public, Emanuel is re-elected. Is there a War on Cops or War on Blacks? Heather Mac Donald: …You could remove all police shootings in Chicago… stop them entirely, and you would have an entirely negligible effect on the “Black death by homicide,” rate… *******************... Read more »
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You say you want a Gov. Rauner Revolution, well, you know... Berkowitz w/Rep. Allen Skillicorn, Cable/Web

State Rep. Skillicorn: 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 airs throughout the City of Chicago at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21 [CAN TV]. You can also watch the... Read more »

Berkowitz w/State Rep. Skillicorn on the Gov. Rauner regime change and revolution, Cable/Web

State Rep. Skillicorn: 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 recent... Read more »

Gain insights into Gov. Rauner's new regime's approach: Watch Berkowitz w/Rauner insider Dan Proft, Cable/Web

Dan Proft: …Contemplating a lockout of state employees… a Chicago Teachers’ strike…PATCOing some state employees  Tonight’s Chicago Metro suburban edition of Public Affairs features Dan Proft, WIND 560 AM Radio’s “Chicago Morning Answer,” co-anchor w/Amy Jacobson (5 to 9 am).  The show w/Proft airs tonight in 24 N and NW suburbs at 8:30 pm on... Read more »
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Back to the Future:Berkowitz w/Proft on Gov. Rauner's regime change, Cable/Web

Revised slightly and video and other links added at 5:25 am on Tuesday Dan Proft: …The conversation we should be having is about re-thinking how and where we  spend 85% of Illinois’ state government cash… Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Dan Proft, WIND 560 AM Radio’s “Chicago Morning Answer,” co-anchor w/Amy Jacobson... Read more »

Who engineered the deepening of Illinois' nuclear winter w/the passing of a $5 billion tax increase?

Revised slightly on Wednesday at 9:15 am As Dan Proft used to argue, we don’t need to fix Illinois. In Illinois, “The fix is in,” and “We need to stop the politicians from inflicting that fix on the taxpayers.” Now, the Republican base is looking at Rauner, Durkin, Brady, Rep. Judas Andersson (The R House... 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 »
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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 »