Sun, 16 Oct 2011 11:38:59 GMTWhy do the state, the city, and also Cook County have huge budget deficits? And what can be done? Two experts weigh in.
Sun, 09 Oct 2011 11:38:59 GMTChicago's Inspector General Joe Ferguson joins us on this NewsViews to talk more about his ideas for putting the city on the road to financial well-being.
Sun, 02 Oct 2011 11:38:59 GMTCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is our guest on this NewsViews.
Sun, 25 Sep 2011 11:38:59 GMTThis is Hunger Action Month, and ABC News is calling attention to what it calls a crisis in America. Millions of Americans don't have enough to eat.
Sun, 18 Sep 2011 11:38:59 GMTChicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis is our guest on this edition of NewsViews.
Sun, 11 Sep 2011 11:38:59 GMTIllinois' longest-serving governor and member of the 9/11 Commission Jim Thompson is our guest on on this NewsViews.
Sun, 04 Sep 2011 11:38:59 GMTOur guest on this NewsViews is David Vitale, the new president of the Chicago Board of Education.
Sun, 28 Aug 2011 11:38:59 GMTDemocratic Illinois Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, her party's chief deputy whip, is our guest on this edition of NewsViews.
Sun, 21 Aug 2011 11:38:59 GMTThis week's NewsViews guest is Jorge Ramirez, president of the Chicago Federation of Labor, which is part of the Illinois AFL-CIO.
Sun, 14 Aug 2011 11:38:59 GMTMetra's new executive director and chief executive officer Alex Clifford is our guest on this edition of NewsViews.
Sun, 07 Aug 2011 11:38:59 GMTJoining us for this edition of NewsViews are Illinois Tollway Executive Director Kristi Lafleur and board chair Paula Wolff.
Sun, 31 Jul 2011 11:38:59 GMTOn this edition of NewsViews we discuss community colleges, the opportunities they provide, and the challenges they face.
Sun, 24 Jul 2011 11:38:59 GMTIn May, former legislator Susana Mendoza was sworn in as the Chicago's 44th city clerk-- and the first woman to hold that office.
Sun, 17 Jul 2011 11:38:59 GMTJudy Baar Topinka is back in state government after winning nomination, and then election, for Illinois comptroller last year. She is also the guest on this edition of NewsViews.
Sun, 10 Jul 2011 11:38:59 GMTWhile some question climate change, the City of Chicago is preparing for it.
Sun, 03 Jul 2011 11:38:59 GMTCTA President Forrest Claypool is our guest on this edition of NewsViews.
Sun, 26 Jun 2011 11:38:59 GMTChicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has promised more transparency in city government. One of the men charged with making that happen is John Tolva, the city's new chief technology officer.
Sun, 19 Jun 2011 11:38:59 GMTIt's been three months since the devastating earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear accident in Japan, which killed more than 23,000 victims and destroyed parts of the country.
Sun, 12 Jun 2011 11:38:59 GMTThe new chief executive officer of the Chicago Public Schools, Jean-Claude Brizard, is the guest on this edition of NewsViews.
Sun, 05 Jun 2011 11:38:59 GMTWe're looking at the changing landscape of television in this edition of NewsViews.
Sun, 22 May 2011 11:38:59 GMTAfter being sworn in as Chicago mayor on Monday, Rahm Emanuel signed three new executive orders, and continued three of former Mayor Daley's orders, all dealing with ethics.
Sun, 15 May 2011 11:38:59 GMTTwo experts look at Richard M. Daley's 22 years as mayor of Chicago.
Sun, 08 May 2011 11:38:59 GMTChicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis is our guest on this edition of NewsViews.
Sun, 01 May 2011 11:38:59 GMTIllinois Secretary of State Jesse White is our guest on this edition of NewsViews.
Sun, 24 Apr 2011 11:38:59 GMTIllinois Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon is our guest on this edition of NewsViews.
Sun, 17 Apr 2011 11:38:59 GMTGun legislation is the focus of conversation on this edition of NewsViews.
Sun, 10 Apr 2011 11:38:59 GMTChicago Fire Commissioner Robert Hoff is our guest on this week's edition of NewsViews.
Sun, 03 Apr 2011 11:38:59 GMTWith 50 aldermen, Chicago's City Council is bigger than those in other major cities, so is it time for change? What would be the benefits and potential problems in doing so?
Sun, 27 Mar 2011 11:38:59 GMTState Representative Tom Cross heads the House Republicans and is guest on this edition of NewsViews.
Sun, 20 Mar 2011 11:38:59 GMTOn this NewsViews, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan explains how to avoid becoming a victim of scams.
Sun, 13 Mar 2011 11:38:59 GMTOn this NewsViews: We'll discuss skyrocketing gasoline prices and recent surveys showing growing Chicago-area gridlock.
Sun, 06 Mar 2011 11:38:59 GMTIllinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford is our guest for this edition of NewsViews.
Sun, 27 Feb 2011 11:38:59 GMTHow did Chicago Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel manage to win 55 percent of the vote?
Sun, 20 Feb 2011 11:38:59 GMTWilliam "Dock" Walls wants to return to City Hall, this time in the top job.
Sun, 13 Feb 2011 11:38:59 GMTRahm Emanuel gave up a leadership role in Congress and then a key White House leadership post. Now, according to opinion polls, he's leading five other candidates in the battle to succeed the retiring Richard Daley as mayor of Chicago.
Sun, 06 Feb 2011 11:38:59 GMTGery Chico is one of the leading candidates for mayor of Chicago although he has never held elective office.
Sun, 30 Jan 2011 11:38:59 GMTPatricia Van Pelt-Watkins is a candidate for Chicago mayor with a unique background. She's the guest on this week's NewsViews.
Sun, 23 Jan 2011 11:38:59 GMTFourteen years ago this week Chicago Archbishop Francis George learned he was becoming a cardinal. He's our guest on this edition of NewsViews.
Sun, 16 Jan 2011 11:38:59 GMTAs gasoline prices climb, our NewsViews guest this week will be a leading authority on the issue. Phil Flynn is vice president, energy analyst, and general market analyst at PFGBEST Research.
Sun, 09 Jan 2011 11:38:59 GMTOur guest on this NewsViews is former mayoral candidate Danny Davis. Congressman Davis, a Chicago Democrat, was re-elected to an eigth term in the U.S. House in November.
Sun, 02 Jan 2011 11:38:59 GMTOur guest for this edition of NewsViews is Republican leader of the Illinois House, State Rep. Tom Cross.
Sun, 26 Dec 2010 11:38:59 GMTFormer state lawmaker, U.S. senator, and ambassador Carol Moseley Braun tells us why she's running for mayor, and how she'd solve Chicago's problems.
Sun, 19 Dec 2010 11:38:59 GMTMiguel del Valle is our guest for this edition of NewsViews.
Sun, 12 Dec 2010 11:38:59 GMTIllinois would issue licenses for fie new gambling casinos under a plan the State Senate passed two weeks ago.
Sun, 05 Dec 2010 11:38:59 GMTA plan for transformation is bringing a new era to the nation's third largest housing agency.
Sun, 28 Nov 2010 11:38:59 GMTAlmost three months ago, Andrea Zopp took office as president and chief executive officer of the Chicago Urban League. She succeeded Cheryle Jackson, who lost a U.S. Senate race.
Sun, 21 Nov 2010 11:38:59 GMTABC7's Alan Krashesky talks with the assessor for Cook County, our guest on NewsViews this week.
Sun, 14 Nov 2010 11:38:59 GMTChicago Police Supt. Jody Weis has reported some very welcome good news: crime is down in the city.
Sun, 07 Nov 2010 11:38:59 GMTU.S. Senator Roland Burris, Democrat from Illinois, is this week's NewViews guest.
Sun, 31 Oct 2010 11:38:59 GMTState Senator Bill Brady, Republican nominee for governor, is guest on this week's edition of NewsViews.
Sun, 24 Oct 2010 11:38:59 GMTWe'll ask five-term North Shore Congressman Mark Kirk about his philosophy and his views on key issues.
Sun, 17 Oct 2010 11:38:59 GMTMichelle Obama came back home to Chicago Wednesday, to hug, endorse, and raise money for Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Alexi Giannoulias.
Sun, 10 Oct 2010 11:38:59 GMTWhen you vote in the November 2 election, your choices will include Libertarian candidates.
Sun, 03 Oct 2010 11:38:59 GMTAlderman Toni Preckwinkle, Democratic nominee for Cook County Board president, is this week's NewsViews guest.
Sun, 26 Sep 2010 11:38:59 GMTIllinois Gov. Pat Quinn is this week's guest on NewsViews.
Sun, 19 Sep 2010 11:38:59 GMTThe Republican candidate for Cook County board president, Roger Keats, is this week's guest on NewsViews.
Sun, 12 Sep 2010 11:38:59 GMTRich Whitney, Green party nominee for governor of Illinois, is this week's guest on NewsViews.
Sun, 05 Sep 2010 11:38:59 GMTThe youngest statewide candidate in the November election is a 28-year-old downstate businessman. He's Jason Plummer, the Republican nominee for lieutenant governor.
Sun, 29 Aug 2010 11:38:59 GMTThis week on NewsViews: Green party U.S. Senate nominee LeAlan Jones has a unique background for a political candidate.
Sun, 22 Aug 2010 11:38:59 GMTThis week on NewsViews we continue our parade of candidates with the independent candidate for governor, Scott Lee Cohen.
Sun, 15 Aug 2010 11:38:59 GMTTom Tresser, the Green party nominee for Cook County Board president, is the guest on this edition of NewsViews.
Sun, 08 Aug 2010 11:38:59 GMTOn this NewsViews, Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis discusses violence, the city's response, and what the numbers reveal about crime in the city.
Sun, 01 Aug 2010 11:38:59 GMTThe unemployment rate in the U.S. stands at 9.5 percent. And a survey of economists found that many don't think it will be any lower by the end of the year.
Sun, 25 Jul 2010 11:38:59 GMTHouse Republican leader Tom Cross tells us how he'd handle the state's financial crisis on NewsViews.
Sun, 18 Jul 2010 11:38:59 GMTAfter six weeks of his corruption trial, federal prosecutors have rested their case against Rod Blagojevich.
Sun, 11 Jul 2010 11:38:59 GMTLegal appeals have delayed the start of the Drew Peterson trial. So what's ahead? We look at the possibilities in this NewsViews.
Sun, 04 Jul 2010 11:38:59 GMTGovernor Pat Quinn discusses the state budget he signed on Thursday. We'll talk about where cuts are being made.
Sun, 27 Jun 2010 11:38:59 GMTChicago is home to a single Walmart store and the battle to build more has gone on for years. Local union leaders have expressed concerns about salaries and benefits offered by the retailer. But some have argued the city can't afford to pass on the jobs that Walmart would create and the tax revenue stores would generate.
Sun, 20 Jun 2010 11:38:59 GMTOur guest on this NewsViews is Karen Lewis, president-elect of the Chicago Teachers Union. She defeated the current two-term president, Marilyn Stewart, in a runoff, and takes office July 1.
Sun, 13 Jun 2010 11:38:59 GMTThe Council of Religious Leaders of Metropolitan Chicago celebrates its 25th anniversary at 5:30 pm Monday, June 21, in the Garfield Park Conservatory.
Sun, 06 Jun 2010 11:38:59 GMTTwo key state lawmakers tackle Illinois' huge budget deficit and possible solutions on this NewsViews.
Sun, 30 May 2010 11:38:59 GMTThis week NewsViews will have a mini-debate on Illinois' death penalty moratorium, after the tragic killing of Officer Wortham.
Sun, 23 May 2010 11:38:59 GMTOur guest on this NewsViews is Anita Alvarez. She is completing a year and a half as the first woman, and first Hispanic, to be state's attorney of Cook County.
Sun, 16 May 2010 11:38:59 GMTIs the country coming out of recession? And what should people do if they have money to invest? Two experts answer these questions and more on this NewViews.
Sun, 09 May 2010 11:38:59 GMTOn this episode of NewsViews we will focus on the recent rash of shootings in Chicago, the causes, and possible ways to reduce the bloodshed.
Sun, 02 May 2010 11:38:59 GMTBarbara Eason-Watkins, the No. 2 officer of the Chicago Public Schools, is leaving CPS after 35 years.
Sun, 25 Apr 2010 11:38:59 GMTJohn Gates Jr., chairman of the interim board of the McCormick Pier and Exposition Authority; and Frank Libby, president and executive secretary/treasurer of the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters joined Alan Krashesky this week.
Sun, 18 Apr 2010 11:38:59 GMTChicago is being recognized as one of the nation's greenest, most eco-friendly cities. We'll discuss this in advance of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, which is Thursday, April 22.
Sun, 11 Apr 2010 11:38:59 GMTOur guest on this NewsViews is Southern Illinois University Law Prof. Sheila Simon. She is the new Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor.
Sun, 04 Apr 2010 11:38:59 GMTAccording to the U-S Department of Health and Human Services, April is Donate Life Month.
Sun, 28 Mar 2010 11:38:59 GMTOn this edition of NewsViews we'lll have a mini-debate on whether to legalize medical marijuana, and even marijuana for recreational purposes.
Sun, 21 Mar 2010 11:38:59 GMTOur guest on this week's edition of NewsViews is Illinois Governor Pat Quinn.
Sun, 14 Mar 2010 11:38:59 GMTOur guest is Laurence Msall, an expert on government finance who's president of the non-partisan Civic Federation.
Sun, 07 Mar 2010 11:38:59 GMTOur guest--to discuss a series of important questions involving the military--is a Northwestern University award-winning author, military analyst, and historian: Prof. Michael Sweeney.
Sun, 28 Feb 2010 11:38:59 GMTAfter a cold, snowy winter, many of our viewers may be ready for a vacation, so we'll try to give them some ideas, including some that are affordable during this economic downturn.
Sun, 21 Feb 2010 11:38:59 GMTOur guest on this edition of Newsviews is Illinois' first-ever public health advocate, Dr. Quentin Young.
Sun, 14 Feb 2010 11:38:59 GMTOur guest on this edition of Newsviews is Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis.
Sun, 07 Feb 2010 11:38:59 GMTOur guest on this edition of Newsviews is CTA President Richard Rodriguez.
Sun, 31 Jan 2010 11:38:59 GMTWe have two guests for our last Newsviews before Tuesday's primary: Joseph Ryan is politics editor for our journalism partner, the Daily Herald. And Greg Hinz writes the page 2 politics column for Crain's Chicago Business.
Sun, 24 Jan 2010 11:38:59 GMTThis week's guest is Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn. He is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor.
Sun, 17 Jan 2010 11:38:59 GMTThis week's guest is Illinois Comptroller Dan Hynes, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor.
Sun, 10 Jan 2010 11:38:59 GMTThis week's guest is Illinois state treasurer, Alexi Giannoulias, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate.
Sun, 03 Jan 2010 11:38:59 GMTThis week's guest is Adam Andrzejewski, a Republican candidate for governor.
Sun, 27 Dec 2009 11:38:59 GMTThis week's guest is Dan Proft, a commentator and small businessman who is running for the Republican nomination for governor.
Sun, 20 Dec 2009 11:38:59 GMTOur guest is Republican candidate for governor Andy McKenna. He is a businessman who was Illinois Republican Party chairman for four years.
Sun, 13 Dec 2009 11:38:59 GMTOur guest is State Sen. Kirk Dillard. He's a former Republican chairman of DuPage County who is now running for the Republican nomination for governor.
Sun, 06 Dec 2009 11:38:59 GMTOur guest is former Illinois Attorney General Jim Ryan, who is running for the Republican nomination for governor.
Sun, 29 Nov 2009 11:38:59 GMTOur guest is Cheryle Jackson. She is on leave as president and CEO of the Chicago Urban League so she can run for the Democratic nomination for U.S. senator.
Sun, 22 Nov 2009 11:38:59 GMTOur guest is Cook County Board President Todd Stroger. He is a candidate for the Democratic nomination for re-election as president.
Sun, 15 Nov 2009 11:38:59 GMTOur guest is David Hoffman, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate.