Kristen Mcqueary

21 May 19
IL Transportation News

http://bit.ly/2Jxg5wt * A Midwest High Speed Rail Association blast e-mail to supporters… Tell Gov. Pritzker the capital bill needs more trains and transit! Springfield is debating the capital bill right now. Several weeks ago, Illinois Senator Martin Sandoval introduced legislation for a major transportation package that could lead to more trains around Illinois and the […]

07 May 19
WGN Radio - 720 AM

On tonight’s episode of Andrea Darlas and The Reporters – Andrea welcomes an esteemed group of journalists including: Joan Espisoto (WCPT), Kristen McQueary (Chicago Tribune) & James Webb (Serafin). They dive into their careers and how social media plays a role in journalism. Listen to the podcast here:  Follow Andrea Twitter! And be sure to […]

11 Apr 19
WGN Radio - 720 AM

John Williams invites the legendary Walter Jacobson to explain what happened to his wife, Susie, that led to her sudden death last week. Then, Blum Animal Hospital Veterinarian Dr. Natalie Marks joins the show to give some tips on lessening your dogs’ anxiety. Chicago Bankruptcy Lawyer Rae Kaplan tells John and listeners what’s new in […]

11 Apr 19
WGN Radio - 720 AM

Chicago Tribune Editorial Board Member Kristen McQueary joins John Williams to explain why the construction of Lincoln Yards is being contested by neighbors of the property in question. And again, that push-back involves hands reaching into residents’ wallets.

04 Apr 19
WGN Radio - 720 AM

The Chicago Way w/John Kass (04/03/19):On the morning after Lori Lightfoot pulled off a historic, landslide victory over Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle in the runoff election for Chicago mayor, John Kass & Jeff Carlin are joined by Chicago Tribune Editorial Board member Kristen McQueary to break down Chicago’s various aldermanic runoff races, the […]

02 Apr 19
Illinois Delivered

https://ift.tt/2UmJ7E3 In the days following the Feb. 26 general mayoral election, the candidates who didn’t make the runoff began making endorsements. They didn’t endorse Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle. Was it something she said? Did she wear the wrong shoes? Did she ghost someone on a text thread? No, the gravitation toward Lori Lightfoot […]

19 Mar 19
WGN Radio - 720 AM

The Chicago Way w/John Kass (03/19/19): This week John Kass and Jeff Carlin are joined by Chicago Tribune Editorial Board member & columnist Kristen McQueary to talk about why the Tribune chose to endorse Lori Lightfoot in the mayoral runoff, if Kasso should move to Indiana, and what Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx should […]

16 Mar 19
WGN Radio - 720 AM

The Roe Conn Show w/Anna Davlantes (Anna is off) for Friday, March 15th, 2019: Chicago Tribune Editorial Board member & columnist Kristen McQueary talks about the Tribune’s choice to endorse Lori Lightfoot for the Chicago Mayoral runoff, WGN-TV’s Demetrius Ivory forecasts cold St. Patrick’s Day weekend in Chicago, political strategist from Showtime’s The Circus Mark […]

16 Mar 19
WGN Radio - 720 AM

Mayoral candidate Lori Lightfoot received two more endorsements. The group Our Revolution Chicago, part of a movement that was created out of the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign, endorsed her for mayor. Also, the Chicago Tribun endorsed Lightfoot for mayor. Chicago Tribune columnist and member of the Editorial Board, Kristen McQueary joins Roe and the gang […]

26 Feb 19
Naperville Magazine

Chicago voters are casting ballots today in a rare opportunity to fill an open seat for mayor, as well as to determine the next City Council, city clerk and treasurer. Join us as we react to the municipal election and its related issues. 5:05 p.m.:…

20 Feb 19
Fred Klonsky

I’ve been writing about retired teacher Jeri Shanahan for years. She is part of a shrinking group of retired Illinois teachers who got caught in the cracks  years ago when the law changed regarding Medicare. When I first met Jeri, the number of teachers who were forced to pay exorbitant fees for health coverage was […]

05 Feb 19
WGN Radio - 720 AM

The Chicago Way w/John Kass (02/05/19): This week John Kass and Jeff Carlin are joined by Chicago Tribune Editorial Board member/columnist Kristen McQueary to discuss what to expect in the last three weeks of Chicago Mayor’s race. Kristen also gets a health update from Kasso and muses over the meaning of “Dibs.” Then, candidate for […]

04 Jan 19
WGN Radio - 720 AM

John Williams dives back into the extortion charges filed against Alderman Ed Burke with the help of Attorney and “Legal Face-Off” Host Rich Lenkov, and Chicago Tribune Editorial Board Member Kristen McQueary. Rich was in the courtroom for the hearing yesterday. Then, World Almanac 2019 Senior Editor Sarah Janssen describes why the Almanac is still […]

04 Jan 19
WGN Radio - 720 AM

Attorney and “Legal Face-Off” Host Rich Lenkov joins John Williams to describe the atmosphere in Alderman Ed Burke’s first extortion hearing yesterday. And, Chicago Tribune Editorial Board Member Kristen McQueary explains the criminal complaint against Burke, including how he himself provided easy evidence of the crime. [audio http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3582694/rich-lenkov-and-kristen-mcqueary-on-alderman-ed-burke-extortion_2019-01-04-163034.64kmono.mp3]

18 Dec 18
WGN Radio - 720 AM

The Chicago Way w/John Kass (12/18/18): This week John Kass and Jeff Carlin are joined Chicago Tribune Editorial Board Member & columnist Kristen McQueary to discuss a double-standard in media, Bruce Rauner’s reticence to run for re-election, and her favorite Neil Diamond tunes. Plus, Kasso pays tribute to two fallen public servants, Chicago police officers […]

12 Dec 18
Andre Eger

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon announced a commitment to $10 million in long-term, low-cost commercial real estate loans for Chicago’s South and West Sides. These areas of the city contain neighborhoods with more crime and less development than average. The investment comes off a previous $40 million commitment to underserved parts of Chicago, and is […]

20 Nov 18
WGN Radio - 720 AM

November 19, 2018 Illinois GOP: Now What? – Moderated by Tom Cross – Dan Proft, Pat Brady & Kristen McQueary Dan Proft Dan Proft is an entrepreneur, editorial contributor to the Chicago Tribune, former Republican candidate for Governor, and radio talk show host with AM 560 The Answer in Chicago where he co-hosts the morning […]