Mayor Tom Giarrante

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Joliet Mayor Says Illinois Has Enough Casinos Already

State lawmakers could attempt to override Gov. Pat Quinn’s veto of legislation to expand casino gambling in Illinois during their two-week veto session that started Thursday, but one city that already has a casino says enough is enough.

WBBM Newsradio–11/27/2012

The Joliet Correctional Center was shut down in 2002, after more than 140 years of use as a state prison. (Credit: CBS)

State: Joliet Prison Not An Option For Holding NATO Arrestees

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart still has his eyes on Joliet as a possible place to house any arrestee overflow there might be later this month during the NATO summit.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2012

The Joliet Correctional Center was shut down in 2002, after more than 140 years of use as a state prison. (Credit: CBS)

Dart Suggests Using Old Joliet Prison For NATO Arrests

The NATO summit is just weeks away and Chicago officials are figuring out how to handle the thousands of protestors expected to turn out for the meetings.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2012

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Joliet Residents Hit With Sales Tax Increase

Joliet residents are about to get hit with a 40 percent increase in the town’s sales tax.

09/21/2011