State Supreme Court Upholds Capital Construction ProgramThe Illinois Supreme Court has upheld legislation that created a $31 billion statewide infrastructure construction plan.
Hearings On State Construction Plan Revive Video Poker DebateIf the state's Capital Construction Program is revived, much of the money for it would come from legalized video poker machines.
Report: Cullerton Moves To Repeal Video Poker LawIn a surprise move, Senate President John Cullerton Wednesday took steps to gut the controversial 2009 state law that authorized video gambling machines in bars and restaurants throughout the state, the Sun-Times is reporting.
Wirtz Family OK With Stay In Stopping State Construction PlanAttorneys for the Wirtz family, who sued to strike down the state’s $31 billion capital construction program, now say they do not object to a stay in stopping the program.
Quinn Files To Block Undoing Of Construction ProgramThe office of Gov. Pat Quinn has filed a motion to block a ruling by the Illinois Appellate Court that would undo the state’s $31 billion capital construction program.