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.
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
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."
The wait continues over the future of a bill that would allow a casino to be built in Chicago.Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn said Monday that he still has more studying to do before he knows where he stands on the gambling package.