A group of Chicago alderman are urging Ill. Gov. Pat Quinn to sign a gambling expansion package. The City Council's black and Hispanic caucuses say they want a casino in Chicago to help boost revenue for infrastructure projects and job creation.
Ill. Gov. Pat Quinn is sending more signals that he wants changes to a controversial gambling measure. For Quinn, the lobbying has never let up since lawmakers passed a casino expansion package in the spring.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel suggested on Thursday he expects Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn to sign legislation that would bring a casino to Chicago.Emanuel lobbied lawmakers to pass the monster gaming bill that would allow for five new casinos, including one in the city."
Navy Pier, the iconic Chicago lakefront destination that's Illinois' most popular tourist attraction, could be poised for a multi-million dollar revamp. Officials with the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority on Wednesday proposed a series of expansions and enhancements to the pier