Monday, October 04, 2004

Updated Monday, October 4, 2004 at 7:55 pm., revised on Oct. 5 at 3:30 pm

A heated, no holds barred, election contest in the 18th on the North Shore.

Hamos and Curtis, both of whom are tough and articulate, rip into each other on Affordable Housing mandates and much more.

Hamos v. Curtis- A Choice, not an Echo.

This week’s [week of Oct. 4] suburban edition of “Public Affairs,” features State Rep. Julie Hamos (D- Evanston, 18th Dist.) and the Republican challenger in the 18th Dist., Julianne Curtis (R- Wilmette) debating and discussing the issues with each other, as moderated by show host and legal recruiter Jeff Berkowitz. Hamos and Curtis discuss various state legislative and public policy issues, including the Affordable Housing, Planning and Appeals Act, real estate tax assessment caps, state taxes on business and jobs, education, jobs, guns, gays, abortion and God, the minimum wage in Illinois and how to promote an environment conducive to job growth in Illinois.

The suburban edition of "Public Affairs," is regularly broadcast every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8:30 pm on Comcast Cable Channel 19 in Bannockburn, Deerfield, Ft. Sheridan, Glencoe, Highland Park, Highwood, Kenilworth, Lincolnshire, Riverwoods and Winnetka.

The suburban edition also is broadcast every Tuesday night at 8:30 p.m. on Comcast Cable Channel 19 in Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove Village, Hoffman Estates, Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Niles, Northfield, Palatine, Rolling Meadows and Wilmette and every Tuesday night at 8:30 p.m. on Comcast Cable Channel 35 in Arlington Heights, Bartlett, Glenview, Golf, Des Plaines, Hanover Park, Mt. Prospect, Northbrook, Park Ridge, Prospect Heights, Schaumburg, Skokie, Streamwood and Wheeling.

The City edition of Public Affairs airs throughout the City of Chicago every Monday night at 8:30 on Cable Ch. 21 [CANTV].

The show with Hamos and Curtis will air throughout the City of Chicago on Monday, Oct. 11, 2004 at 8:30 pm on Cable Ch. 21.
Jeff Berkowitz, host and producer of “Public Affairs,” can be reached at