Tag: Wirepoints

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 »

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 »

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 »
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Way better than Mon Nite football, Watch Berkowitz w Glennon on Chicago's pension explosion in Mayor's race, Cable & Web

Mark Glennon [Wirepoints.com]: “Public sector unions in IL have far too much power- procuring these pension benefits through graft & mistake.” Also touched on tonight is how Mayoral Candidates Preckwinkle, Vallas, Mendoza, Daley, Chico et al deal with the pension mess. For example, can we really believe those  mayoral candidates who say they will pay... Read more »

Watch Berkowitz w Glennon on Chicago's & IL's pension implosions & how Chicago Mayoral Candidates handle the mess,Cable&Web

Mark Glennon [Wirepoints.com]: “Public sector unions in IL have far too much power- procuring these pension benefits through graft & mistake.” Also touched on tonight is how Mayoral Candidates Preckwinkle, Vallas, Mendoza, Daley, Chico et al deal with the pension mess. The average Chicago household share of the unfunded pension liabilities  is about $125,000, payable... Read more »

Better than clips of Pres. Bush's Corpse or Mon. Night Football: Berkowitz w/Glennon on Chicago's and IL's pension disasters.

Mark Glennon [Wirepoints.com]: “IL is beyond broke…by technical legal standards, we are bankrupt.” Glennon: “The reason we have not funded the pensions is that the taxpayers cannot afford them…the taxpayers have not been irresponsible.” In our public sector pension system, certain politicians (mostly Democrats) get votes and campaign contributions, the employees get supra-competitive salaries and... Read more »
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Watch Berkowitz w/Bergman on IL's cancerous pension tumor; Rauner or Pritzker the cure? Cable & Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition  of Public Affairs features  Bill Bergman, a Truth in Accounting expert in public sector financial CANCERS. Bergman discusses Chicago’s and Illinois’ financial mess, which is like a growing tumor. Who made it possible for the tumor to grow?   Well, who made the decision to increase state and city employee and... Read more »

Watch Berkowitz w Truth in Accounting's Bergman on IL & Chicago's financial disasters: Cable & Web

Tonight’s Chicago Metro suburban edition of Public Affairs features Bill Bergman, a three decade expert in private and public sector finance and financial issues, and currently Director of Research at Truth in Accounting.  Bergman discusses the financial mess that characterizes the City of Chicago and the State of Illinois.  You can watch the program with... Read more »

Watch Berkowitz assess Chicago's Mayoral Race: Rapes of CPS students & Chicago's taxpayers, cable & web

Revised and supplemented with text and links on Tuesday, 8/28/18 at 11:10 am. Monday night’s (Aug. 27) City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs featured Part 2 of Berkowitz’s handicap and analysis of the 2019 Chicago Mayoral race, including an update on the Mayor’s Strategic Plan, or lack thereof, to deal with Chicago’s outrageously high... Read more »
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Taxes, reform and State and local government bankruptcy issues: Watch Berkowitz w/State Rep. Candidate Biela, Cable&Web

Tonight’s Chicago Metro North and Northwest suburban edition of Public Affairs features State Rep. Candidate Amanda Biela (R-Edgebrook), who is challenging 14 year Democrat incumbent, John D’Amico, in the 15th State House District, with the support of the House Republican Organization (“HRO”). You can also watch the show with 15th House District Candidate Amanda Biela... Read more »