gambling expansion

4:42 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Expanded Gambling Has Better Chance in Both Kentucky Chambers This Year

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Kentucky's debate over casino gambling is a long standing one, but there are indications the proposal has a greater chance of hearings this year in both legislative chambers.   

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7:34 am
Fri November 30, 2012

IL Lawmakers Still Have Hope for Gambling Expansion

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The sponsor of legislation to add five new casinos in Illinois says Gov. Pat Quinn has been unwilling to negotiate a compromise. But he remains hopeful one can be reached. Democrat Rep. Lou Lang says he questions whether Quinn wants a deal before the end of the legislative session. Quinn has not met with either of the bill’s sponsors.

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Illinois Government
8:22 am
Tue June 5, 2012

Quinn says "Don't Hold Your Breath" on Gambling Expansion

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says those hoping he’ll approve a major gambling expansion for the state shouldn’t “hold their breath”. 

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Morning Cram
11:30 am
Fri June 1, 2012

morning cram [with great power comes great responsibility edition]

"It's kind of that crazy-awful thing where fantasy is no longer," Garfield says. "You're truly in spandex, which actually sucks, in reality. It's hard work being that guy; it's tough."
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11:07 am
Fri June 1, 2012

Gambling expansion goes to Illinois governor

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Illinois lawmakers have again approved a massive gambling-expansion plan.  The Senate voted 30-26 yesterday in favor of a proposal that creates five new casinos, a land-based site in Chicago and four more riverboat casinos. 

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Illinois Legislature
7:42 am
Tue May 22, 2012

Quinn Says Lawmakers are Distracted by Gambling Expansion

Governor Pat Quinn says Illinois can't afford to have lawmakers distracted from crucial issues by more talk of gambling expansion. Quinn says leaders at the state Capitol sometimes "get distracted by shiny objects." 

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