Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Better than WTTW's Ponce w/Cong. Kirk: Berkowitz w/Senator Dillard on Caprio, Cullerton, Radogno and Deficits. Cable and Soon Streaming

This week’s suburban edition of "Public Affairs," features State Senator Kirk Dillard (R-Westmont)discussing and debating with Show Host and Executive Legal Recruiter Jeff Berkowitz issues relating to the aftermath of the Senate Republican Leader contest, the impact of the change in leadership of the Senate Dems and Senate Republicans, the prospects for an increase in the state income tax or sales tax, the prospects of a capital plan, the possibility that Gov. Blagojevich will be indicted and/or impeached, should State GOP Chairman Andy McKenna, Jr. be ousted and much, much more. See, below, for a more detailed list of topics discussed with Senator Dillard.

See, below, for the Chicago Metro suburban airing schedule of "Public Affairs,"
You can soon watch this week's suburban episode of "Public Affairs," with Senator Kirk Dillard here. This show was taped on November 23, 2008.
A partial transcript of this week's suburban edition of "Public Affairs," will be posted on this blog soon
State Senator Kirk Dillard (R-Westmont), a veteran of fifteen years in the State Senate, debates and discusses the issues with show host and executive legal recruiter Jeff Berkowitz.

Senator Dillard previously held positions with the administrations of Gov. Thompson and Gov. Edgar-- and as a judge on the Court of Claims. In addition to serving in the State Senate, he is a partner at the law firm of Locke, Lord Bissell & Liddell. Dillard lost, on Nov. 19, 2008, a close election for Senate Republican Leader to Senator Christine Radogno. For more about Senator Dillard, please go here:

Topics discussed on the show include the impact that social issue divisions, as they manifested themselves in the recent state senate Republican leadership election, might have on future efforts to rebuild and unify the Illinois Republican Party, will Paul Caprio "cool down," over the election of Senator Radogno to Senate Republican Leader; taxing and spending issues, including the size of the projected 2008-09 state budget deficit and how to fix it; education issues, including reform, spending, charters, tax credits and school vouchers; a capital budget and financing same; Should State GOP Chairman Andy McKenna, Jr. be removed; Will Gov. Blagojevich be indicted and/or impeached; Will Dillard run for a statewide position in 2010? and much, much more.

This Program was taped on November 23, 2008.
Public Affairs Chicago Metro suburban airing schedule.

The show featuring State Senator Dillard is airing this week in the North and Northwest Chicago Metro suburbs in its regular slot:

Tonight (Tuesday) at 8:30 pm on Comcast Cable Channel 19 in Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove Village, Hoffman Estates, parts of Inverness, Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Niles, Northfield, Palatine, Rolling Meadows and Wilmette

and Tonight (Tuesday) at 8:30 pm 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.

and on 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 "Public Affairs," show featuring State Senator Dillard will also air throughout the City of Chicago on Monday night, December 1, 2008, at 8:30 pm on Cable Ch. 21 (CANTV) and that same night on cable in Aurora and surrounding areas at 7:30 pm on ACTV-10. The Aurora station, Aurora Community Television, Comcast Cable Ch. 10, reaches all of Aurora, Bristol, Big Rock and parts of Oswego, Sandwich, Sugar Grove and Montgomery.
The "Public Affairs," show featuring State Senator will also air throughout the City of Rockford (and in surrounding areas) next Friday night, Dec. 5th at 8:00 pm on Cable Ch. 17. The surrounding areas reached by Ch. 17 include Byron, Cedarville, Cherry Valley, Loves Park, Machesney Park, Mount Morris, New Milford, Portions of Ogle County, Oregon, Polo, Stillman Valley, Winnebago, Portions of Boone County and Poplar Grove.
The "Public Affairs," show featuring Senator Kirk Dillard will also air throughout the State of Illinois on the Illinois Channel. Details for that airing schedule are TBA.
Jeff Berkowitz, Show Host/Producer of "Public Affairs," and Executive Legal Recruiter doing legal search can be reached at JBCG@aol.com. *************************************************************
"Public Affairs," is a weekly political interview show airing in Chicago on CANTV, in the Chicago metro area, Aurora and Rockford on Comcast and also often on the Illinois Channel. You can watch the shows, including archived shows going back to 2005, here.
Recently posted shows on the Public Affairs YouTube page include shows taped with former pol and current pundit and PR guy, Chris Robling,; Chairman and CEO of the Illinois Policy Institute, John Tillman, Senator Rutherford , former Republican Primary candidate for Governor Ron Gidwitz, Cong. Don Manzullo (R-Egan, 16th CD), State Rep. Julie Hamos (D-Evanston), Robert Abboud (D-Barrington Hills, 2008 16th CD Dem. Nominee), two shows featuring clips and interviews, primarily from the Democratic and Republican National Party conventions, go here to watch a 2nd Convention clip show and shows with Cook County Cmsr. and Obama Media Team Member Forrest Claypool and much more.