Posts tagged "Speaker Madigan"

State Rep. Morrison leads into Fox News Sunday this morning in Chicago and around the State: Watch State employee pension reform debated on Cable and the Web

The episode of Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz featuring State Rep. Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) has been airing this week and will continue to air through this Monday around the State of Illinois on the IllinoisChannel. You can also watch the show featuring Rep. Morrison 24/7 at the Public Affairs youtube page or at the Illinois... Read more »

Better than Charlie Rose w/ Assad, Chris Wallace w/Obama and Marin w/Durkin: Berkowitz w/ Oberweis and Durkin: Cable and Web

Berkowitz w/State Senator and Dairyman Jim Oberweis Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz features State Senator Jim Oberweis (R-North Aurora). The show airs throughout the City of Chicago on Cable Ch. 21 at 8:30 pm tonight. Senator Oberweis came close to getting the Republican nomination for Governor in 2006 (with... Read more »

Better than Chicago Tonight's panel of CPS Board Member Zopp, et al: Berkowitz w/Bishop Davis on Gay Marriage and real School Choice, Cable and Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz features Bishop Lance Davis of the Zion Covenant Church in south suburban Dalton (Zion Covenant is also in Chatham, Harvey and has a feeding ministry  in West Africa). Bishop Davis is also a leader in the African-American Clergy Coalition (composed of about 45 African-American... Read more »
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Should WTTW be renamed LTTL (Liberals talking to liberals)? Where’s the ideological balance?

That omission is not too surprising when you have your hired staff and management all drink from the same idea pool.  Looking out of the window to WTTW’s world, it appears to WTTW’s staff that all right thinking individuals support abortion, gun control, same sex marriage, more government spending and higher taxes.  And married pols... Read more »

Better than Charlie Rose w/Rahm Emanuel: Berkowitz w/CPS Board Member Andrea Zopp- Hypocrisy and her choice to exit CPS? Web and Cable

Andrea Zopp: we have the loss of the public education system. That’s what we… lose. Jeff Berkowitz: Aren’t the kids in the public school system more important than the public school system? Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz features Andrea Zopp, Member of the Chicago Public School Board of Education... Read more »

Better than tonight's Hawks- Bruins' Hockey playoff game: Berkowitz w/Sen. Noland on Quinn v. Daley, cable/web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features State Senator Mike Noland (D-Elgin) and his thoughts, specifically and in general, about state employee, university, city college and K-12  non-CPS public school employee teacher pension reform, Gov. Pat Quinn’s 2014 campaign for re-election and especially how Pat Quinn stacks up relative to his only Democratic... Read more »
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Better than today’s rants of Bill Daley: Berkowitz w/ Common Cause's Rey Lopez-Calderon on UNO's Juan Rangel, Charter Schools, traditional public schools and how best to help CPS kids

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of “Public Affairs,” features Illinois Common Cause’s Rey Lopez-Calderon, debating and discussing with show host Jeff Berkowitz, alleged conflicts of Juan Rangel, CEO of UNO; The Chicago Way and its practitioners, Speaker Madigan, Senate President Cullerton, Governor Quinn and Mayor Emanuel; the relative efficacy of charter schools and traditional public... Read more »

Better than Speaker Madigan's proposal for Pension Reform: Berkowitz w/the Policy Institute's Ted Dabrowski (Pension reform)on Cable/Web

Tonight’s suburban edition of Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz, the only weekly, 30 minute, serious, one on one political economy interview TV show in the Chicago Metro area, features Ted Dabrowski, VP, Policy, the Illinois Policy institute, debating and discussing how to fix the state employee pension mess in a way that keeps the state... Read more »

Better than last night's Carol Marin discussion w/Raoul, Biss, Nekritz and Sandack: Berkowitz w/Rep. Durkin discussing the latest news on state employee pension reform and a possible run by Durkin for AG

In a show taped on Saturday,  Public Affairs show host Jeff Berkowitz debates and discusses with State Rep. Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) the different state employee pension reform bills that passed out of the House (primary sponsors Cross, Nekritz and Biss) and Senate (primary backer– Cullerton), respectively, and which of those bills might or should... Read more »
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Better than Berkowitz w/Robin Kelly: Berkowitz w/2nd CD Republican nominee McKinley, Web and Cable

Paul McKinley [2nd Cong. District Repubican nominee]: ... the children that are getting killed in Chicago are [the direct responsibility of] the people that’s in charge: Speaker Mike Madigan, Governor [Quinn] and Mayor Rahm Emanuel. ************************************* Tonight’s suburban edition of Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz, the only weekly, 30 minute, serious, one on one political economy interview... Read more »