Monthly Archives: December 2010

CN December 23, 2010

It’s our year-end program, and we enjoy a relaxed conversation with Chicago Reader columnist and author Ben Joravsky. We talk about the state of education in Chicago and the legacy of Mayor Daley. Tax Increment Financing, the CHA and President … Continue reading

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CN December 16, 2010

Only a few hours before appearing on our show, The Better Government Association’s  Andy Shaw had moderated a mayoral forum on education issues.  He re-capped some of the forum’s highlights, including the debate over James Meeks’ proposal to give 50,000 … Continue reading

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CN December 9, 2010

Cindi Canary joins us today to talk about how new campaign finance laws will affect the municipal elections, come January 1. She’s director of the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform, and she tells us that, especially in the runoff election, … Continue reading

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CN December 2, 2010

We have a broad spectrum of political voices on the show this week, but they all agree on one thing : vast expansion of gambling in Illinois is simply bad public policy.  Oh, and they’re feeling pretty positively about Miguel … Continue reading

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