Tag Archives: Illinois gambling expansion
- Pat Quinn scales down Illinois gambling expansion
October 18, 2011
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has issued his own scaled down proposal for expanded gambling in the state and has vowed to veto the “top heavy” gambling expansion bill approved by the legislature. Gov. Pat Quinn has made it clear where he stands as he threatened Monday to veto the massive...
- Gov Quinn on hot seat to sign gambling expansion bill
September 9, 2011
Opponents and proponents of the Illinois gambling expansion bill have all grown tired of Gov. Quinn’s stalling. Yesterday, behind Chicago Rahm Emanuel a proponent of the gambling expansion bill, Chicago Aldermen put the Governor on the hot seat as the Chicago City Council passed a resolution urging Quinn to sign...
- Chicago Mayor pressures Governor to sign gambling expansion bill
August 18, 2011
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn got into a public disagreement over the highly publicized gambling expansion bill that would instantly make Illinois and Chicago one of the major players in the gaming industry. Emanuel tried to coax Quinn into signing the bill that would authorize a...
- Illinois looks to gambling expansion to reduce debt
May 30, 2011
With a sputtering economy and a shortage of jobs, states have continued to look for ways to bring in more money and more jobs. Naturally, their first choice is to expand gambling. In many states, gambling expansion has failed before it can even get started, but in Illinois, where the state...
- Legislators plan to push Chicago gambling expansion before smoke clears
October 27, 2010
In Illinois, like everywhere else, it’s become common practice for legislators to push through big-ticket items during lame-duck sessions. This year gambling expansion proponents are preparing to do the same. When power changes hands, there's a small window in between where the most wheeling and dealing can be done. In...
Pat Quinn scales down Illinois gambling expansion
October 18, 2011
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May 28, 2012
Illinois gambling expansion bill has one more chance after latest defeat
November 10, 2011
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