Ill. Gov. Pat Quinn remained vague on Tuesday about whether he'd negotiate adding slot machines at horse racing tracks.On Monday, the governor detailed his objections to a gambling expansion bill lawmakers approved earlier this year, saying the bill was "too expansive."
Monday was a tough day at the track for proponents of gambling expansion in Illinois. The General Assembly’s gambling bill never actually made it to Gov. Pat Quinn’s desk; but that didn’t stop him from shooting it down.
Illinois lawmakers are reacting to Gov. Pat Quinn's call to rewrite a proposed gambling expansion.On Monday, Quinn outlined his objections to a gambling bill that was approved earlier this year, saying it would "over-saturate" the state's market.State Sen.
Republican Illinois State Senator Matt Murphy says the Governor is unclear about his objections to a bill that would expand gambling.Both the Illinois House and Senate approved the bill earlier this year.
Chicagoans might not know until October if the city will get a casino. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is currently looking over the gambling bill, but it's not officially available to sign.Senate President John Cullerton explained on Monday why he's using a parliamentary procedure to hold the bill."