Posts tagged "Speaker Mike Madigan"

Does State’s Attorney Alvarez have a righteous defense for her 400 day delay in teen McDonald shooting? We ask, you decide.

–A charging foul? State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez: (Defending the more than 400 days it took for her to indict police officer Van Dyke in the Laquan McDonald shooting): Neither one of my opponents has [experience in police officer involved shootings]…These cases are more complex…It takes more time and it should take more time because you... Read more »

Gov. Rauner’s pension reform proposal, President Cullerton’s response, the IL Constitution and liberal bias at WTTW, WGN and Chicago Tribune reporting

Link to NBC-5 News Mary Ann Ahearn’s excellent written and video report and Rich Miller’s excellent back story added, below, at 2:40 pm today. Looking at all the comments of President Cullerton and Governor Rauner, it appears that Arruza’s, Lisnek’s and Pearson’s reports of the demise of Rauner’s pension reform proposal, like the reports of... Read more »

AG Lisa Madigan and Speaker Madigan do a political tag team on Gov. Rauner and Comptroller Munger: State Shutdown in Circuit Court

Revised at 7:55 am on Wednesday The loving father [Speaker Mike] loves his daughter [AG Madigan], and she him– nothing wrong with that. –It’s about politics? When someone tells you it is not about the money– it’s about the money.  Similarly, when Deputy Solicitor General for the State of Illinois, Brett Legner, on behalf of... Read more »
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Better than Paul Lisnek with Lisa Madigan: Watch Berkowitz w/ IL Attorney General candidate Paul Schimpf

This afternoon’s episode of Public Affairs airs at noon on Cable Ch. 6 [ECTV] throughout the People’s Republic of Evanston, featuring Paul Schimpf, the Republican nominee for Illinois Attorney General.  You might recall that the current occupant of that office, Lisa Madigan, daughter of Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan, was elected to that office in... Read more »

Would Paul Schimpf replacing AG Lisa Madigan mean less IL public corruption and less violent crime? Watch Schimpf w/Berkowitz, Cable and Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Paul Schimpf, Republican nominee for Illinois Attorney General. The show airs at 8:30 pm and again at Midnight on Cable Ch. 21 [CANTV]. You can also watch the Public Affairs show, featuring the 20 year military veteran,  24/7 by clicking here. Is it time Illinois had an Attorney General... Read more »

Better than the Super Bowl and Downton Abbey: Berkowitz w/Chicago Tribune Editorial Writer Kristen McQueary, Web and Cable

Jeff Berkowitz: …So, [the Chicago Tribune] went with political expediency over what you know in your heart is right. Kristen McQueary: No, no, no. We went with the best decision for the state…And, we said- vote yes on this [Pension] bill and then keep working toward a solution. Tonight’s Chicago Metro North and Northwest suburban... Read more »
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Better than Breaking Bad: Watch Berkowitz w/the woman sure to be the first female IL Governor- State Rep. Jeanne Ives. Web and on Cable in Chicago tonight

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz features State Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton), who is the odds on favorite to be the first female governor of the State of Illinois.  The shows airs throughout the City of Chicago at 8:30 pm on Cable Ch. 21 (CANTV).  You can also watch the... Read more »

Better than Frazier v. Ali: Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee; Berkowitz w/Senator and Republican Gov Candidate Dillard, all media invited to attend the sparring match this afternoon

All media are invited to watch State Senator Kirk Dillard (R-Hinsdale), a leading candidate for Governor in the Republican Primary, tape Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz, a one half hour TV political interview show, this afternoon at 1:00 pm at the Comcast Skokie Studio. The studio is located at 9651 Gross Point Road in beautiful... Read more »

Way better than Tom Cruise w/Katie Holmes: Berkowitz w/State Rep. Darlene Senger on Fixing Illinois

You can find out how Illinois can have money to educate, medicate and incarcerate– and keep taxes and spending low– by watching State Rep. Senger go at it with Public Affairs show host Jeff Berkowitz tonight in 10 North Shore suburbs and throughout the city of Chicago and tomorrow night in 24 North and Northwest... Read more »
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Watch potential guv candidate Sen. Matt Murphy on Cable/Web discussing pension/Medicaid/education reform

State Senator Matt Murphy (R-Palatine) is the featured guest this evening on “Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz,” airing in 24 North and Northwest Chicago Metro Suburbs.  Murphy, 42, who lost a close race for the Republican nomination for Lt. Gov. in 2012, is thought by many to be among the top three candidates for the Republican nomination... Read more »