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Chicago, IL

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Each weekend, Bill will conduct a one-on-one, indepth interview with the major Chicago newsmaker of the week and moderate a panel discussion of Chicago’s best and brightest political minds of the week’s news and happenings

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English


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Connected To Chicago - 10-04-15

10/2/2015
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Wicker Park Alderman Scott Waguespack talks about Rahm's budget proposal including the details of a possible property tax hike. Also should ride share drivers have to pay more of the fees and get more of the licences that cab drivers are required? Are garbage pickup fees realistic for the city? What an amusement tax on streaming services could result in? And does he think the Cubs are going to win the World Series? Ray Long of the Chicago Tribune and Greg Hinz of Crain's Chicago business...

Duration: 00:48:19


Connected To Chicago - 09-27-15

9/27/2015
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Bill Cameron give an in-depth look into Rahm Emanuel's "Bad News Budget" that was unveiled this week. Then Bill Cameron along with Ray Long of The Chicago Tribune, Lynn Sweet of the Sun-Times, and Greg Hinz of Crain's Chicago Business talk about John Boehner announcing his resignation, the increase in Chicago property taxes, and Rahm Emanuel being pressured to releases his calendar and work related emails. Finally Jennifer looks at the growing homeless problem and looks at the fight for...

Duration: 00:44:13


Connected To Chicago - 09-20-15

9/18/2015
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Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool talks about changes being made to the system including ways to fill in the budget hole. He also talks about the ongoing hunger strikes and will they be negotiated with? And the Common Core standards and how they will be effective once fully implemented. Bill Cameron along with Ray Long of The Chicago Tribune, Lynn Sweet of the Sun-Times, and Greg Hinz of Crain's Chicago Business cover the possibility of a government shutdown, a new sex scandal,...

Duration: 00:46:24


Connected To Chicago - 09-13-15

9/11/2015
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Duration: 00:47:38


JANET SUTHERLAND - BRAIN ANEURYSM SURVIVOR

9/10/2015
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September is Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month in Illinois. Jennifer Keiper talks to Janet Sutherland, of the Brain Aneurysm Foundation, who survived an aneurysm. She also talks about who is more likely to suffer one, what types there are, and what complications can accompany brain aneurysms.

Duration: 00:08:04


Connected To Chicago - 09-06-15

9/4/2015
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Connected To Chicago - 09-06-15 - This week's newsmaker is Superintendent of the Chicago Police Department, Garry McCarthy. He and Bill Cameron discuss the murders this week in the city, sentencing reform to keep the dangerous criminals off the streets, the mayor's town hall meetings, the tragedy this past week involving a suburban police officer, new policing equipment, and positioning more civilians to get more officers on the streets. In the roundtable Bill Cameron along with Ray Long...

Duration: 00:47:21


Connected To Chicago - 08-30-15

8/28/2015
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Connected To Chicago - 08-30-15 - This week's newsmaker is Congressman Bill Foster. He discusses his background in physics including how it influences his view on the Iran deal. He also talks about who he supports for 2016, guns in the hands of dangerous people, and the need for more mental health services. In the roundtable Bill Cameron along with Ray Long of The Chicago Tribune, Lynn Sweet of the Sun-Times, and Greg Hinz of Crain's Chicago Business cover where the votes are on the Iran...

Duration: 00:44:00


Connected To Chicago - 08-23-15

8/21/2015
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Connected To Chicago - 08-23-15

Duration: 00:48:00


Connected To Chicago - 08-16-15

8/21/2015
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Connected To Chicago - 08-16-15

Duration: 00:51:06


Connected To Chicago - 08-09-15

8/7/2015
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Duration: 00:52:10


Connected To Chicago - 08-02-15

8/1/2015
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Connected To Chicago - 08-02-15 This week's newsmaker is Northwest side alderman John Arena. He discusses the noise problem plaguing communities surrounding O'hare as well as future changes to solve it. Also he gives his proposed solutions to avoid increases in property taxes. Then Bill Cameron is joined by Ray Long of the Chicago Tribune, Lynn Sweet of the Sun-Times, and Greg Hinz of Crain's Chicago Business in the roundtable. They discuss Mark Kirk's public image, Donald Trump, and the...

Duration: 00:48:41


Connected To Chicago - 07-26-15

7/24/2015
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This week's newsmaker is the Republican leader in the Illinois Senate, Christine Radogno. She and host Bill Cameron discuss the state budget battle, including a tied-in property tax freeze. Also new bumps in city pension reform, Mitsubishi Motors closing a plant in Normal, Mark Kirk's frequent tongue slips, and her opinion of presidential hopeful Donald Trump. In the roundtable, Bill is joined this week by Ray Long of the Chicago Tribune, Fran Spielman of The Sun-Times, and Greg Hinz of...

Duration: 00:46:42


Connected To Chicago - 07-19-15

7/17/2015
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Connected To Chicago - 07-19-15 - This week's newsmaker is Mayor Rahm Emanuel.He makes his month visit with Bill Cameron discussing the issues surrounding the city. In the roundtable Bill is joined by Hal Dardick and Ray Long of the Chicago Tribune and Greg Hinz of Crain's Chicago Business. They discuss the Toni Tax, and how if affects consumers, the latest on the standoff in Springfield in regards to agreeing on a budget, Chicago TIFs, or tax increment financing, and Mark Kirk's...

Duration: 00:49:25


Connected To Chicago - 07-12-15

7/10/2015
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Connected To Chicago - 07-12-15 - This week's newsmaker is Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle. She and Bill Cameron discuss issues involving her office including an increase to the sales tax, which she says she has the votes for. In the roundtable Greg Hinz of Crain's Chicago Business, Lynn Sweet of The Sun-Times, and Ray Long of The Chicago Tribune discuss Preckwinkle's tax hike, Tammy Duckworth's senate campaign, and Donald Trump is number 1 among the Republicans. Then John...

Duration: 00:48:12


Connected To Chicago - 07-05-15

7/4/2015
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Connected To Chicago - 07-05-15 - This week's newsmaker is Mike Quigley, the U.S. Representative for Illinois's 5th congressional district. He and Bill discuss the trade debate and his recent accompaniment of President Obama to the G& meeting. Then Bill Cameron is joined by Ray Long of the Chicago Tribune, Lynn Sweet of the Sun-Times, and Greg Hinz of Crain's Chicago Business in the roundtable. They discuss the placement options of the Obama Library, the school pension crisis, Bernie...

Duration: 00:48:25


Connected To Chicago - 06-28-15

6/26/2015
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Connected To Chicago - 06-28-15 - This week's newsmaker is Andy Shaw, President and CEO of the Better Government Association. They discuss issues surrounding the state such as: is Governor Rauner playing to hard with the state budget? Will we see an expanded sales tax? And will the passed school aid bill allow schools to open on time? Then Bill Cameron is joined by Ray Long of the Chicago Tribune, Lynn Sweet of the Sun-Times, and Greg Hinz of Crain's Chicago Business in the roundtable. They...

Duration: 00:47:30


Connected To Chicago - 06-21-15

6/19/2015
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Connected To Chicago - 06-21-15 - This week's newsmaker is Mayor Rahm Emanuel. He and Bill Cameron discuss getting booed at the Blackhawks' rally, the F-bomb defense, and the Springfield standoff. Then Bill Cameron is joined by Ray Long of the Chicago Tribune, Lynn Sweet of the Sun-Times, and Greg Hinz of Crain's Chicago Business in the roundtable. Topics include the F-bomb as well as the boos at Rahm, also the state budget saga in Springfield, Donald Trump announcing his candidacy for...

Duration: 00:47:50


Connected To Chicago - 06-14-15

6/12/2015
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Connected To Chicago - 06-14-15 - This week's newsmaker is Cook County Commissioner for the 10th District, Bridget Gainer. She gives her thoughts on Senator Mark Kirk's comment about Lindsey Graham. She also addresses the need for pension reform, Bruce Rauner's action on the budget issue, and county funding from gambling and sales tax. Then Bill Cameron is joined by Ray Long of the Chicago Tribune, Lynn Sweet of the Sun-Times, and Greg Hinz of Crain's Chicago Business in the roundtable. They...

Duration: 00:47:14


Connected To Chicago - 06-07-15

6/5/2015
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Connected To Chicago - 06-07-15 - This week on "Connected to Chicago" John Dempsey sits in for Bill Cameron and addresses the State of Illinois financial crisis with Ralph Martire, of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability. Martire strongly believes Illinois is undertaxed, not overtaxed, and that the state's biggest problem is a lack of revenue, not excessive spending. Plus, Crain's Chicago Business Greg Hinz and the Sun Times Lynn Sweet talk to John about the first identification of...

Duration: 00:48:06


Connected To Chicago - 05-31-15

5/29/2015
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Connected To Chicago - 05-31-15 - This week's newsmaker is Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez. Bill Cameron discusses with her the indictment this past week of Denny Hastert. She also talks about her Deferred Prosecution Program that encourages the reformation over incarceration of small time non-violent offenders, many of which are minor drug and prostitution charges. Should domestic terrorism be charged to those involved in street violence? And her reelection campaign. Then Bill...

Duration: 00:47:16

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