Springfield Businesses Polled On Statewide Gambling ExpansionWhile Illinois waits for Gov. Pat Quinn to decide what to do with gambling legislation on his desk, the chamber of commerce in one of the cities affected is surveying its members to ask what they think.
Quinn: Gambling Expansion Remains Up In The AirGov. Pat Quinn is telling reporters a decision on a bill to greatly expand casino gambling in Illinois is still very much up in the air.
Crime Commission Blasts Gambling Expansion PlanThe Chicago Crime Commission on Wednesday said that legislation to allow for a massive expansion of gambling in Illinois is “deeply flawed” and would be bad for the state.
Report: Not All Campaign Donations From Gambling Industry Tied To LegislationCampaign donations from the gambling industry aren’t necessarily related to the recent passage of a major Illinois gambling expansion, a review of donations from the industry to lawmakers shows.
Quinn, Gaming Board Chairman To Discuss Gambling ExpansionGov. Pat Quinn plans Thursday to meet with Illinois Gaming Board Chairman Aaron Jaffe, as the governor weighs whether to sign the bill that would dramatically expand gambling in Illinois.
Gov. Quinn Still 'Undecided' On Gambling Expansion BillGovernor Quinn continues to insist he hasn’t decided yet if he’ll sign that major Illinois gambling expansion bill.
Survey: Most Illinois Residents Oppose Gambling ExpansionIn a new survey, the Chicago Crime Commission says voters throughout the state are against the expansion of casino gambling, as a bill now on Gov. Pat Quinn’s desk would authorize.
Agriculture Industry Pushes For Gambling ExpansionIt’s unclear how Gov. Pat Quinn will move forward with the gambling expansion passed by Illinois lawmakers, but some in the agriculture industry are urging him to sign it as-is.
Religious Leaders To Fight Illinois Gambling ExpansionGov. Pat Quinn's office could soon be bombarded with calls from religious leaders as he considers whether or not to sign the gambling expansion bill.
Commission: Gambling Expansion Will Draw Organized CrimeThe Chicago Crime Commission is warning Gov. Pat Quinn that if he signs the gambling expansion legislation now on his desk, organized crime will be involved.
Hammond, Joliet Officials Worried About Casino ExpansionIf the massive gambling expansion bill now on Gov. Pat Quinn's desk goes ahead, it would mean extremely tough competition for casinos in places such as Hammond, Ind., and Joliet.
Quinn Calls Gambling Expansion Bill 'Excessive'Gov. Pat Quinn has called the pending gambling expansion bill “excessive.”
Joliet Says Gambling Expansion Could Cost City $6M A YearThe city of Joliet expects to lose as much as $6 million a year in gaming taxes if all the casinos in the proposed gambling expansion bill are built.
Moore: Let Voters Decide On Chicago CasinoAs pro-casino forces continue lobbying Springfield for an expansion of gambling, Ald. Joe Moore (49th) says the people should judge.
Gambling Expansion Dies In State HouseOne issue that died in the lame-duck legislative session was a proposed expansion of gambling.