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The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson Podcast from The Voice of Chicago, 720 WGN

The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson Podcast from The Voice of Chicago, 720 WGN
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The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson Podcast from The Voice of Chicago, 720 WGN

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The 2017 Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Forum

10/18/2017
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Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates J.B. Pritzker, Chris Kennedy, Tio Hardiman, Bob Daiber and Senator Daniel Biss discussed a number of topics Tuesday night in Aurora. A point of contention Tuesday was the work of Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, and what it will mean in the next term. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3412476/3412476_2017-10-18-175816.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3770.mp3

Duration: 01:00:11


Insurance Companies Are Reluctant To Pay Benefits Owed & Tax Reform Talks in Washington

10/15/2017
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Trump denies NBC report he sought a 10-Fold increase in the U-S Nuclear arsenal. Questions role of press and people being able to write what they want to write. State Treasurer Michael Frerichs and state Rep. Rob Martwick, D-Chicago- On how some insurance companies are reluctant to pay benefits owed. Senior director of government affairs and public policy at the Chicago Association of Realtors- Brian Bernardoni, talks about tax reform in Washington among republican’s....

Duration: 00:29:53


10/15/2017
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President Trump slashes insurance subsidies that lower cost of premiums under Obamacare. Dr. Charles Bush-Joseph, professor at Rush University Medical Center and former head team physician for the Chicago White Sox talks about the potential of medical Marijuana as an alternative to Opioids. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3411026/7am-sunday-spin-10-15-17_2017-10-15-094126.64kmono.mp3

Duration: 00:17:52


IMA’s Greg Baise on Attracting Millennials to Manufacturing Careers

10/8/2017
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It’s manufacturing month in Illinois and across the nation but what’s going on in this state? Rick speaks to Greg Baise, the president and CEO of the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association.

Duration: 00:13:41


The Future Of Illinois Republican Party

10/8/2017
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Rick is joined on the phone by Rep. Peter Breen, (R-Lombard), the Illinois House GOP floor leader. There’s a lot of fallout in the GOP ranks over Gov. Bruce Rauner’s signature on a bill to expand taxpayer-subsidized abortions for women in Medicaid and in the state employee health insurance program. They discuss the future of the Republican Party and more.

Duration: 00:17:13


IDCCA President Doug House: “We believe that Pritzker provides us the best opportunity to win”

10/8/2017
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Rick is joined on the phone by Doug House. Doug is the president of the Illinois Democratic County Chairmen’s Association and Chairman of the Rock Island County Democrats. They will talk about the group’s meeting over the weekend to endorse JB Pritzker for governor.

Duration: 00:17:14


The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson Full Show 10/8/17

10/8/2017
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On this edition of The Sunday Spin: Rick is joined on the phone by Doug House. Doug is the presdient of the Illinois Democratic County Chairmen’s Association and also the chairman of the Rock Island Democratic Party. They will talk about the group’s meeting over the weekend to endorse a candidate for governor. Then, Rick speaks to Greg Baise, the president and CEO of the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association. It’s manufacturing month in Illinois and across the nation but what’s going […]

Duration: 01:11:38


How Preckwinkle’s Pop Tax Battle Continues to Bubble Over

10/1/2017
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Chicago Tribune city hall reporter Hal Dardick stops by. Hal and Rick talk about the latest on the fate of the controversial penny-per-ounce sweetened beverage tax and its chief supporter, a re-election seeking Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle. They also talk about County Commissioner Richard Boykin’s decision not to challenge her.

Duration: 00:14:42


Cook County Commissioner Bridget Gainer speaks on Pop Tax, Cook County Land Bank Program, and Off The Sidelines Chicago

10/1/2017
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For our last guest, Rick is joined by Cook County Commissioner Bridget Gainer. The two talk about the fate of the so-called pop tax, which she opposes. They also discuss a new landbank program to help home ownership and her efforts to encourage women to have a greater impact on government and policies.

Duration: 00:19:32


Rep. Sara Feigenholtz weighs in on Gov. Rauner’s decision to sign HB 40

10/1/2017
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Democratic state Rep. Sara Feigenholtz of Chicago, chimes in on the Spin hotline. She’s the House sponsor of legislation now on Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s desk that would expand taxpayer-subsidized abortions for women on Medicaid and under state employee health insurance. The governor was for it as a candidate, against it in April and now is saying he’s studying the bill–which has political implications for him on both sides of the issue.

Duration: 00:18:29


Cafe Bionda’s Tony Britos Stops By The Sunday Spin

10/1/2017
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General Manager of Cafe Bionda, Tony Britos joins the show. Tony talks about the history of Cafe Bionda, their new Bears Tailgate Brunch, and more. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3405573/3405573_2017-10-01-133913.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3784.mp3

Duration: 00:05:58


The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson Full Show 10/01/17

10/1/2017
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On this edition of The Sunday Spin: General manager of Cafe Bionda, Tony Britos joins the show. Tony talks about the history of Cafe Bionda, their Bears Tailgate Brunch, and more. Then, Chicago Tribune city hall reporter Hal Dardick joins the show. Hal and Rick talk about the latest on the fate of the controversial penny-per-ounce sweetened beverage tax and its chief supporter, a re-election seeking Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle. They also talk about County Commissioner...

Duration: 01:19:41


The Race To Replace Attorney General Lisa Madigan Is On. Who Will Come Out On Top?

9/24/2017
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Lisa Madigan’s decision not to seek a fifth term as attorney general has created a frenzy of potential candidates. Democratic consultant Thomas Bowen stops by to talk about the new top-tier statewide contest as well as the Democratic primary for governor. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3402721/3402721_2017-09-24-130721.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3784.mp3

Duration: 00:14:52


IML’s Executive Director Brad Cole Recaps Their Annual Convention and Discusses Municipal Issues Within The State

9/24/2017
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The Illinois Municipal League is the association of municipalities in the state and they’re in town for their annual convention. Rick speaks to Brad Cole, executive director of the IML, to discuss the impact of an enacted state budget and the continued push to freeze local property taxes. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3402718/3402718_2017-09-24-124418.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3784.mp3

Duration: 00:14:28


5 Years Later, A Look Back at Video Gaming in Illinois

9/24/2017
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Mike Gelatka, the past president of Illinois Gaming Machine Operators Association and Ivan Fernandez, Executive Director of the IGMOA, joined Rick in the studio this morning. They talk about what five years of video gaming has meant to state and local revenues.

Duration: 00:16:27


The Sunday Spin: Poltiics with Rick Pearson Full Show 9/24/17

9/24/2017
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On this week’s edition of The Sunday Spin: Mike Gelatka, the past president of Illinois Gaming Machine Operators Association and Ivan Fernandez, Executive Director of the IGMOA, joined the show. They talk about what five years of video gaming has meant to state and local revenues. Then, Brad Cole, executive director of the Illinois Municipal League joins Rick in the studio. The IML is the association of municipalities in the state and they’re in town for their annual convention. Rick […]

Duration: 01:12:07


What you should know about Illinois abortion bill HB40

9/17/2017
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Terry Cosgrove, president and CEO of Personal PAC, joined the show this morning to talk about the controversy over legislation that would expand taxpayer subsidized abortions under state employee health insurance and Medicaid–a bill the governor has said he would veto after initially supporting its goals as a candidate. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3399919/3399919_2017-09-17-123619.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3784.mp3

Duration: 00:18:19


The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson Full Show 9/17/17- Terry Cosgrove, Todd Maisch, and Sam Toia

9/17/2017
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On this edition of The Sunday Spin: Terry Cosgrove, president and CEO of Personal PAC, stops by to talk about the controversy over legislation that would expand taxpayer subsidized abortions under state employee health insurance and Medicaid–a bill the governor has said he would veto after initially supporting its goals as a candidate. Then, Todd Maisch, president and CEO of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, chimed in on the Sunday Spin hotline to talk about state’s current business...

Duration: 01:14:19


A preview of the 2017 Chicago Gourmet Festival with Sam Toia

9/17/2017
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Sam Toia, president of the Illinois Restaurant Association joins Rick on the Sunday Spin hotline. The two talk about the upcoming 10th anniversary Chicago Gourmet festival, as well as issues like immigration and the Cook County sweetened beverage tax. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3399936/3399936_2017-09-17-132036.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3784.mp3

Duration: 00:15:10


Todd Maisch on the possibility of Amazon’s new headquarters coming to Chicago: “I think we can definitely be in the game”

9/17/2017
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Rick speaks to Todd Maisch, president and CEO of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce. Rick and Todd talk about the state’s business climate and the contest to get Amazon’s 2nd headquarters. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3399925/3399925_2017-09-17-124225.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3784.mp3

Duration: 00:13:35

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