Posts tagged "state employee pension reform"

Can a free market approach help Governor-Elect Rauner solve Illinois' fiscal and economic problems? Watch Public Policy/Politics wonk John Tillman with Berkowitz, Web and Cable

Tonight’s Chicago Metro north and northwest suburban episode of Public Affairs features John Tillman, CEO of the Illinois Policy Institute.  The show airs in 24 north and northwest suburbs at 8:30 pm on Comcast Cable Ch. 19 or 35 (See, below, for the airing channel for each of the 24 suburbs).      Most of the show... Read more »

Way better than Monday night football: Berkowitz gets suggestions from the Policy Institute’s John Tillman for Gov. Elect Rauner, Web and Cable

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of ‘Public Affairs,” features John Tillman, CEO of the Illinois Policy Institute.  The show airs throughout the City at 8:30 pm and again at midnight on Cable Ch. 21 [CANTV]. Most of the show focuses on the advice and recommendations of Tillman and the Policy Institute for Governor-Elect Rauner on... Read more »

What is IL Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner really like? Watch Rauner questioned by the media (Cable and Web)

Tonight’s Chicago Metro north and northwest suburban episode of Public Affairs features Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner, with an introduction by show host Jeff Berkowitz, covering the top five things you should know about Bruce Rauner (Go here to read about these Top 5 items). The show also includes the entire Q and A portion of Governor-Elect Rauner’s first... Read more »
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BGA's Shaw advises Rauner to pick a balanced team of budget advisers; Really? asks Berkowitz after the show; Cable and web

Tonight’s Chicago Metro north and northwest suburban episode of Public Affairs features Andy Shaw, President and CEO of the Better Government  Association [BGA], discussing with show host Jeff Berkowitz how Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner can start getting his arms around the state’s spending and revenue  issues. The show with the BGA’s Shaw airs tonight at 8:30 pm... Read more »

Top Five things we know about Bruce Rauner after his first six days as Governor-Elect.

(revised slightly at noon on Tuesday, November 11, 2014) 5. Rauner knows how to put together a diverse, bi-partisan transition team: his 25 member team includes still popular, two term moderate Republican Governor Jim Edgar; Bill Daley, son of Mayor Richard J. and brother of Mayor Richard M., White House Chief of Staff to Obama,... Read more »

Better than Monday night football: Watch Berkowitz w/ IL 10th State House District Republican nominee Mark Calonder

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition features Mark Calonder, Republican candidate for State House Rep. in the 10th State House district, where the prior State Representative, Democrat Derrick Smith, was convicted of taking a $7,000 bribe. The show airs throughout the City of Chicago at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21 [CANTV].  Calonder debates... Read more »
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Better than David Axelrod debating Karl Rove: Watch Berkowitz w/IL Governor to be State Rep. Jeanne Ives

Jeff Berkowitz: Should we keep the minimum wage low because a higher minimum wage will cause unemployment? Rep. Jeanne Ives: We should keep the minimum wage where it is. ****************************************** Tonight’s Chicago Metro Suburban edition of “Public Affairs,” features State Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton).   The show airs throughout 24 Chicago Metro suburbs tonight at 8:30... Read more »

Berkowitz w/Sheila Weinberg on the sexiest issues in the 2014 Governor's race, Web and Cable

The City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs, featuring Sheila Weinberg, Founder and CEO of Truth in Accounting,  airs tonight at 8:30 pm and again at midnight on Cable Ch. 21 [CANTV] throughout the City of Chicago proper. –Sheila Weinberg discusses with show host Jeff Berkowitz the most important issues of the Governor’s race: the... Read more »

Could State Rep. Jeanne Ives be the first IL female Governor? Watch Rep. Ives w/Berkowitz on Cable/Web and you decide

Tonight’s Chicago Metro Suburban edition of “Public Affairs,” features State Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton).   The show airs throughout 24 Chicago Metro suburbs tonight at 8:30 pm, as indicated below. Ives debates and discusses with show host Jeff Berkowitz whether the 2011 state income tax increase should be allowed to sunset next year, as provided for... Read more »
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Better than Chris Wallace w/Barack Obama: Berkowitz w/ Gov. Jim Edgar and Gov wannabees Kirk Dillard and Bruce Rauner

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features the contrast of the Republican Governor of Illinois in the 1990s, Jim Edgar with Bruce Rauner, the Republican nominee for Governor this year and Senator Dillard, the man who came within three points of blocking Rauner from being the nominee of their Party. You can also... Read more »