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Monthly Archives: August 2011
Just one day after the Chicago Public Schools passed their record budget, Board member Rod Sierra joins the panel to discuss the $150 million dollar property tax increase (“only $1.61 a week”, he explains) and the massive deficits looming in … Continue reading
One day after his 45-minute live “town hall” webcast with Mayor Emanuel, the BGA’s Andy Shaw talks about how he perceives the Mayor’s First Hundred Days. And Mike Miner, Reader media columnist, talks about his recent piece, “To feed, or … Continue reading
Education takes center stage on today’s program as we’re joined by Chicago Reporter’s Angela Caputo and education blogger Fred Klonsky. Has the bureaucracy been so purged of waste and bloat that now it’s ready to accept a hundred million dollar … Continue reading
Meghan Cottrell (Chicago Reporter), Hunter Clauss (Chicago News Cooperative) and Don Washington (Mayoral Tutorial) are on today’s panel for a lively discussion of marijuana tickets, expense-padding firefighters, tree-trimming and a dozen other elements in the construction of an effective City … Continue reading