Tag: Jeff Berkowitz

Watch Berkowitz and Martin discuss the essentials of the CTU strike and shut-down of CPS, a likely new entrant into the IL GOV race this month and the likely new counter-weight to Gov Pritzker's out-sized control of IL politics and public policy, Cable and Web

This week’s Chicago edition of “Public Affairs” features Jeff Berkowitz and Terry Martin (Executive Director, Illinois Channel) discussing some key City of Chicago and State of Illinois political and public policy issues. The show airs in Chicago: –Tonight (Monday), 8:30 pm and midnight, Cable Ch. 21 (CAN TV) –Tuesday night, 9:15 pm, Cable Ch 21... Read more »

Watch Berkowitz interview author Matt Rosenberg about what pisses Matt off about CPS’ pervasive historic failures and Chicago’s and Cook County’s massive failure to protect many of their citizens from violent crime, Cable and Web

Author Matt Rosenberg:  If you are talking about [improving] CPS, We need to lift the cap on charter school growth. Our state legislature has to approve a more robust framework for school choice… **** Jeff Berkowitz: …should parents be telling the Chicago public schools what to teach? Rosenberg:..I like activist parents because … they are... Read more »

Watch: will IL’s soaring crime, taxes, public sector pension liabilities & abuse of parents by the IL State Board of Education and teachers' unions make Pritzker a one term Gov? on Cable/Web.

Key GOV Race issues: Better than Jake Tapper’s State of the Union, Jeff Berkowitz and Terry Martin discuss the State of Illinois and the key IL 2022 gubernatorial election issues: soaring violent crime (especially in Chicago), skyrocketing IL property taxes, falling IL home property values, imploding IL public sector pensions (now a $110K liability for... Read more »
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Give Berkowitz and Martin 30 minutes and they'll give you the National and IL big picture about public policy and politics. Watch on cable or the Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Jeff and Terry discussing the national and IL political pathologies, summarized below. You can watch the show in Chicago on Cable Ch 21 tonight at 8:30 pm or midnight or tomorrow night at 9:02 pm You can also watch the show 24/7 by clicking here You... Read more »

Watch Berkowitz and Martin discuss latest polling in VA Gov race w/lessons for IL’s Gov race, impact of IL’s CD REMAP, Repeal of Parental Notification of Abortion and Modification of Right of Conscience legislation, Cable and Web

The Berkowitz and Martin national, state and local political update airs in Chicago tonight, 8:30 pm and midnight, Cable ch 21 and also airs: –24/7 by clicking here. – in Aurora today, Wed and Saturday, 6 pm, Cable Ch. 10 (ACTV-10) -in Rockford this Thursday, 8:30 pm, Cable Ch 17 -in 25 Chicago Metro north... Read more »

Watch Berkowitz & Martin discuss the impact of (1) Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin’s likely entry into IL Governor’s race and (2) crushing failure of CPS to teach minorities to read: Cable and Web (24/7)

Will Aurora Mayor Irvin soon address Kim Foxx’s failure to prosecute black on black violent crime on the south and west sides of  Chicago? Will former prosecutor and current Mayor Irvin attack Gov Pritzker’s tolerance of Cook County State’s Attorney Foxx’s failure to protect citizens from violent crime, and in particular to protect blacks who... Read more »
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Watch Jeff Berkowitz’s interview w/GOP GOV candidate Jesse Sullivan, Part 2, airing this week in Chicago (and much of rest of state), Cable and Web

Watch Jeff Berkowitz’s interview w/GOP GOV candidate Jesse Sullivan, Part 2, airing this week in Chicago (and much of rest of state), Cable and Web  Jesse Sullivan: “Someone has to remind [Gov Pritzker] Chicago is in IL and [violent street] crime there is his problem, too and he has to … try to solve it…”... Read more »

Part 1 of Jeff Berkowitz’s interview w/newest GOP GOV candidate, Jesse Sullivan, airs this week in Chicago and Rockford, Cable and Web

Part 1 of our two–part Jesse Sullivan, GOP GOV Primary candidate interview, airs on cable in Chicago tonight at 9 pm on Ch 21 (CAN TV). Interview topics listed below. You can also watch the show 24/7 by clicking here. The show repeats in Chicago on: -Saturday, 9 am, Cable Ch 21 -Sunday, 8:30 am,... Read more »

Watch Part 1 of a 2 part interview with IL GOP GOV primary candidate Jesse Sullivan, Cable and Web

School Choice is a moral issue, says GOP GOV Cand Jesse Sullivan. Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features millennial Alter Global CEO & GOP GOV candidate Jesse Sullivan (R-Petersburg) Part 1 of our two part Jesse Sullivan interview airs on cable in Chicago tonight at 8:30 pm and midnight on Ch 21... Read more »
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Watch Jeff Berkowitz and Terry Martin discuss the national humiliation & foreign policy/national security implications of the U. S. & allied total withdrawal from & defeat in Afghanistan; key IL energy and re-map legislative issues, as well as possible four additional entrants in the next 6 weeks to the 2022 GOP Gov primary (Cable/Web)

Jeff Berkowitz: We will certainly hear from Jesse Sullivan [as a GOP GOV candidate] on Labor Day week, the week of Sep. 6…comes from downstate Petersburg, IL…great wife, four young kids…has a lot of verbal dexterity… [life motto seems to be [“Faith, family and service.”] This week’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs airs... Read more »