Posts tagged "State tax increases"

Better than WTTW's Marin w/ legislators Raoul, Murphy, McSweeney and Williams: Berkowitz w/Prof. Dye on cutting or reforming State Spending or Raising Taxes

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of “Public Affairs,” features Professor Richard Dye, co-director of the Fiscal Futures Project at the Institute for Government and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois, Chicago. The program airs in its usual 8:30 pm time slot on Cable Ch. 21 (CANTV) You can also watch 24/7 the “Public Affairs,” show featuring... Read more »

Berkowitz closes on issues raised by WTTW's Carol Marin with Policy Institute's Tillman and CTBA's Martire, Cable and Web

Jeff Berkowitz taped an interview yesterday with John Tillman, CEO of the Illinois Policy Institute.  The show compared and contrasted the views of Tillman with those of Ralph Martire, Exec. Director of the Center for Tax and Budget Policy, especially on the issues of state employee pension reform, tax increases and government spending cuts. The... Read more »

Can Republican State Rep. Candidate Hamen beat eight year incumbent Democrat Rep. Nekritz?

This week’s suburban edition of Public Affairs features Richard Hamen, the Republican Party candidate in the 2010 57th state house district race. You can watch the show with Hamen here.  The show was taped on August 8, 2010. Show host Jeff Berkowitz debates and discusses with State Rep. Candidate Richard Hamen (R-Prospect Heights, 57th District) a variety of state legislative public policy and... Read more »