Tag: IL public sector unions

Watch Berkowitz & Martin discuss issues that make Gov. Pritzker vulnerable to a current or potential new GOP GOV opponent winning in 2022: Cable/Web

This week’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs airs throughout the City: Tonight at 8:30 pm and midnight, Cable Ch 21 (CAN TV)Tmw night at 9:12 pm, Cable Ch 21 (as the first segment of the Illinois Channel 2 hour package).  The show also airs in: In Aurora at 6 pm, Cable Ch 10... Read more »

Is IL closer to getting a state budget & reforms than a year ago? Berkowitz w/ trial lawyer Matt Belcher, Cable/web

  What happens, hypothetically speaking, when Speaker Madigan asks a typical plaintiff’s trial lawyer specializing in Worker’s comp. insurance cases to reach a compromise on the causation standard used  to resolve Worker’s compensation lawsuits?  Does Illinois have a bad business litigation climate relative to surrounding states and if so why? Could more charter and voucher... Read more »

Speaker Madigan and Senate President Cullerton to Governor Rauner, “We ain’t ready for reform."

  Begging the Pope for an audience? Governor Rauner said at yesterday morning’s  press conference at the Thompson Center that his office reached out to Speaker Madigan last week and said, “The Primaries are over, how about if you and I get together, this week, talk about a budget and some compromises?” The Governor seemed... Read more »