Posts tagged "State Rep. Nekritz"

Governor Rauner on short-run solutions to the spiking of criminal violence in Chicago and elsewhere

Gov. Rauner (R-Springfield): Well, the one thing we have done … we’ve got more state police working our highways. Unfortunately, gang violence is spilling over onto our expressways in Chicago… ********* Senator Kwame Raoul(D-Chicago) : … we could have a targeted sentencing policy …that would make sure we incapacitate those who are creating the most... Read more »

Better than Chris Wallace w/Bill Clinton: Watch Berkowitz w/Illinois Policy Institute's Collin Hitt on Web/Cable on Pension Reform

Collin Hitt [Sr. Director of Government Affairs, the Illinois Policy Institute]: …The fact is we are now running out of money. Over the last five years, about 80% of all new money in higher education is going to new retirement costs…that’s why you’re seeing Democrats currently get on board with pension reform, [state employee pensions are]... Read more »