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CN June 1 2017

  Here’s what Natasha Korecki said in this morning’s Illinois Playbook: This is a day you’ll want to buy hard copies of the Sun-Times and the Tribune, sit down with a large cup of coffee, and read. There’s that much … Continue reading

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CN December 4, 2014

  Our special guest this week: Mayoral candidate Jesus “Chuy” Garcia. Also joining us, Evelyn Garcia, the candidate’s wife, and Hal Dardick, city hall reporter for the Chicago Tribune. We covered school policy, including charters and an elected school board … Continue reading

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CN November 15, 2012

Public pensions take the spotlight in today’s discussion, featuring Mayoral Tutorial‘s Don Washington and education blogger Fred Klonsky. At the urging of many activists and civic groups, the referendum issue on the state ballot last week that would have restricted … Continue reading

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CN November 1, 2012

It’s our pre-election program, but there are very few races on the Chicago ballot this time. Charlie Meyerson (independent journalist and blogger, Northwestern University) and Curtis Black (Newstips.org) talk about the upcoming  referenda covering public-employee pensions and the push for … Continue reading

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CN June 21, 2012

“The 800 – pound banker in the room,” says blogger and former teacher Fred Klonsky, referring to the Illinois pension crisis, “is revenue. It’s the one the legislature won’t address, the media won’t address… They can keep trying to cut … Continue reading

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