Tag Archives: John Byrne

CN Aug 10 2017

  Governor Rauner’s amendatory veto of the education funding bill may bite the dust in the next few days.  At least that’s what two of Chicago’s most connected reporters are thinking, and they share their insights with Chicago Newsroom this … Continue reading

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CN July 7 2016

  Something truly unusual happened in Springfield last week. How can you tell? For the first time in memory, Forrest Claypool appeared in public…smiling. More than smiling, he had a huge grin on his face, matched by the Mayoral smile … Continue reading

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CN Oct. 16, 2014

  Mayor Emanuel has put his 2015 budget on the table, asking aldermen to approve a 7.3 billion spending plan that anticipates $61 million in various increased taxes and fees. But his speech was light on details. In fact, says … Continue reading

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CN April 24, 2014

    If you’ve ever felt confused about how we all got into this pension mess and how the fixes will affect you, this show might help you understand it.  Spoiler alert: you’ll pay more if you’re a taxpayer and you’ll … Continue reading

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CN April 18, 2013

The U.S. Senate has rejected pretty much any form of firearms regulation, but in Chicago there’s a resigned attitude that very little of the proposed legislation would have made much difference here anyway. Panelist Alex Keefe (WBEZ) brings the story … Continue reading

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