Tag: Tio Hardiman

Conversing w/ Chris Kennedy about why he is best, Chairman Madigan's step down, growing IL jobs & Pritzker’s flaws.

Chris Kennedy: Daniel Biss is a career politician… nearly impossible for him to have the independence that he needs to run Illinois… the more people know about Pritzker, the less they like him…The most important thing to fix in Illinois, to grow our economy … is to fix our system of education. *********** Jeff Berkowitz:... Read more »

Will Chicago Treasurer Summers run for Mayor? As a reformer? Chicago ain't ready for reform, yet? Watch Summers and Obama, on the Web

“Chicago ain’t ready for reform, yet- or for a reform Mayor,” Ald. and saloon keeper Paddy Bauler (43rd Ward, Chicago), 1955, celebrating Mayor Richard J. Daley’s first election to Chicago Mayor Chicago Treasurer Kurt Summers spoke to the City Club of Chicago on Monday, December 11, 2017. You can watch Chicago Treasurer Kurt Summers’ remarks... Read more »

Leading Dem Gov Primary Candidates Pritzker, Kennedy & Biss at Rainbow Push: Eye on the Prize.

Only three of the six candidates have a shot to win the Dem Primary Pritzker and Kennedy seem to view [a Progressive Income Tax] as a means to provide a free lunch to middle class and low income voters. The real news is that there was no mention of or questions about reforming state employee... Read more »

Flip at 10 am from CNN’s Reliable Sources to see Berkowitz w/IPI’s Dabrowski on Making Illinois Great Again, or watch on the Web

Jeff Berkowitz: If we added this up… there is about 7 to 8 billion dollars in savings [per year from spending in the State Budget] right? ***** Berkowitz: You think you have the people on your side? Dabrowski: The people are on our side. And, that’s who matters. Not Pritzker, not Rauner…the people are the... Read more »