Coming up with Bishop On Air: Crime and Punishment, Obamacare redux, Chicago's pension fix proposal, the Libertarian Party of Illinois and News on the March.
Crime down, prisons deplorable
The crime rate is down in Springfield. We'll breakdown some of the stats being reported on today and also highlight Springfield Mayor Mike Houston's comments about how law enforcement doesn't really have a role in the crime rate. We'll also cover the punishment aspect ... and in particular how poor youth prisons are in this state.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is proposing a fix to Chicago's pension mess ... "reform, revenue and time." We'll discuss what Emanuel thinks will fix their pension problem and kick around ideas to appease Ald. Joe McMenamin's concerns over the pension problem in the capital city.
Affordable Health Care?
We'll cover what we can of the healthcare reform law. What are some insurance analysts saying about the law? Sure the premiums may sound appealing, but what about the various aspects of the proposed plans? Also, what are some of the hidden taxes that surely we're all gonna feel? Tune in today and sound off!
News on the March
With all the madness in the world, there is plenty that is going under-reported. Listen for a rundown of what you may not be hearing on the evening news. Also, we'll open the phones for anything you'd like to discuss.
Nominated for Best Of
It's that time of year again--It's time for the Illinois Times Best Of voting and both Bishop On Air and yours truly have been nominated for best Radio Show/DJ! Be sure to follow this link and vote for either Bishop On Air or Greg Bishop as your favorite personality! Also, be sure to share with your friends! Let's get a big win for the Illinois Times 2013 Best Ofs!
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