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OTL: Episode #529- The solution to IL’s money problems, The Night Ministry does great work, Cocktails for Ding Dongs

Mike Stephen talks with:   The Institute of Government and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois professor David Merriman about the Fiscal Futures Project plan for getting Illinois back on the path to financial stability;   The Night Ministry advocacy and community affairs manager Tedd Peso about working with the local homeless community and the […]

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OTL: Episode #515- Back taxes for Chicago music venues?, Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project, Visiting Studio Gang’s rooftop garden

Mike Stephen talks with:   freelance reporter Lee V. Gaines about Cook County attempting to define “fine art” while going after small venues for supposed back amusement taxes;   Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project executive director Dave Benjamin about how his organization is working to prevent drownings in Lake Michigan through education; and   Studio Gang model […]

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OTL: Episode #463- How The 606 affects affordable housing, Chicago Baseball fights for its rights outside of Wrigley, 16-year-old Reade Wildman jams in studio

Mike Stephen talks with:   Voorhees Center economic development planner Lauren Nolan about affordable housing issues along The 606 elevated park;   Chicago Baseball editor/publisher Matt Smerge about his magazine’s fight against the city to stay alive; and   Reade Wildman, a 16-year-old guitarist and Chicago Academy for the Arts student, who hung out to play live for the […]

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OTL: Episode #455- Why Chicago won’t go bankrupt, Urban Sketchers Chicago, Fighting residential parking permits

Mike Stephen talks with:   Roosevelt Institute fellow and ReFund America Project director Saqib Bhatti about his In these Times piece “Why Chicago Won’t Go Bankrupt—And Detroit Didn’t Have To;”   Urban Sketchers Chicago co-administrator Wes Douglas for a preview of his organization’s seminar next weekend; and   The Expired Meter blogger The Parking Ticket Geek about “How To Avoid & Beat Residential […]

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