Tag: Toni Preckwinkle

Marilyn Katz advises Mayor Lightfoot on fixing Chicago's homicides, education & pensions:Cable & Web

Ms. Katz discusses and debates … (3)  How to improve Chicago’s financial mess of $50 billion dollars in unfunded pensions and (4) How to turn around the worst Chicago neighborhoods… ************************************** Tonight’s Chicago metro edition of Public Affairs features Marilyn Katz, President, MK Communications, advising Mayor-Elect Lightfoot, via her discussion with show host Berkowitz,  on... Read more »

Berkowitz w Marilyn Katz on advising Mayor Lightfoot on how to fix Chicago: Cable & Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Marilyn Katz, President, MK Communications, giving succinct but wise advice to Mayor-Elect Lightfoot on how to fix all of Chicago’s ills. For once, show host Berkowitz smartly took a back seat to his guest and took copious notes on Marilyn’s advice. The new Chicago mayor and... Read more »

Watch Wirepoints' Dabrowski tell Mayor Lightfoot what she must do to make Chicago fiscally healthy: Cable & Web

Ted Dabrowski essentially said that Lightfoot, if she is serious about fixing Chicago’s finances, will reverse her campaign position and support an Illinois constitutional amendment that allows Chicago to reduce… The power to file for bankruptcy means all the Chicago creditors, such as those with owed pensions, have to come to the table and negotiate... Read more »
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Watch Berkowitz w Wirepoints' Dabrowski on how Mayor Lightfoot could fix Chicago's finances: Cable & Web

Mayor-Elect Lightfoot will have to have a “Come to Jesus moment,” in which she realizes that in our modern age, capital, wealth, businesses and taxpayers are free to choose—another city and state in which to reside– locations with more taxpayer and business friendly public policies. These positions, not yet adopted by Lightfoot, will be necessary... Read more »

Watch Berkowitz w 45 yr Journalist Charles Thomas: Chicago Mayor's race, Farrakhan & Black Nationalism, Cable & Web

Berkowitz: Black Nationalism relevant to the vote for Chicago Mayor? 45 yr Journalist Charles Thomas: $95 million to build a police academy but no millions to rebuild black self- respect. Charles Thomas: Toni Preckwinkle made herself into establishment candidate by accepting money from Ed Burke, charged by Feds w a shakedown Jeff Berkowitz: Lightfoot stands... Read more »

Watch Mayor candidates Lightfoot & Preckwinkle questioned by Berkowitz, et al; Commentary on Mayoral run-off, Web & Cable

Jeff Berkowitz: Do you think you could do anything to significantly improve the quality of education at CPS? Or, do you think that doesn’t have to be done? Toni Preckwinkle:…We live in a city in which you can predict school performance by zip code, just as you can predict life expectancy by zip code… Berkowitz:... Read more »
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Berkowitz interviews NYT best selling author Heather Mac Donald: War on Cops or War on Blacks, Cable & Web

Jeff Berkowitz: So, the cop gets out of his car, shoots sixteen times in six seconds a 16 year old black teen who is …walking away from the cop… Berkowitz: …Mayor Emanuel keeps the Laquan McDonald video from the public, Emanuel is re-elected…a War on Cops or War on Blacks? Now it’s Lightfoot v. Preckwinkle; ... Read more »

Berkowitz w Wirepoints' Mark Glennon on Chicago's & IL's pension mess: Explode during Mayoral run-off? Cable & Web

LORI LIGHTFOOT promised December 9, 2018 on Flannery, 2018 on Flannery on Fire NOT to cut ANY pension benefits of ANY retired police, fire, city or labor Chicago Gov’t employees and she was the top vote getter in the February 26, 2019 while maintaining that position. Something to ponder during this month’s Chicago Mayoral run-off... Read more »

Watch Berkowitz w Chicago Mayoral Candidate Willie Wilson tonite in Chicago, 8:30 pm & Midnight, Cable Ch. 21 & Web

Wilson contends Preckwinkle should be “Disqualified” from the Mayoral race not only for the 116 K that Ed Burke raised for Toni… Similarly, Willie Wilson argues that both Bill Daley and Gery Chico have been practicing pay to play… How can voters believe anything coming out of Mendoza’s mouth, asks Willie. ********** Tonight’s City of... Read more »
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Berkowitz w Chi Mayoral Candidate Fioretti on Bill Daley using gov power to help his son, Preckwinkle shaking...Cable & Web .

Bill Daley, Preckwinkle and Mendoza, three of the Burke Four demonstrating Pay to Play, Shakedown’s and the Chicago Machine in action? Fioretti argues Bill Daley’s son, William Daley, Jr., improperly benefitted about 9 years ago from the City’s parking meter deal… Fioretti ties Preckwinkle to Ald. Ed Burke’s “shakedown”of each slated candidate for Judge …to... Read more »