Park City mayor pushes for casino bid

Park City mayor pushes for casino bid

There are 1 comment on the Lake County News-Sun story from Sep 12, 2011, titled Park City mayor pushes for casino bid. In it, Lake County News-Sun reports that:

Mayor Steve Pannell firmly believes he knows how to boost Illinois' sick economy: "The governor needs to sign the stalled gambling expansion bill soon!" Pannell has more than a casual interest in the situation.

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concerned

Lake Forest, IL

#1 Sep 13, 2011
There was an article about this casino deal in one of the Chicago papers recently.
It explained how Mayor Pannell entered into a secret agreement with a builder over a year ago.
The deal included that a portion of the the taxes raised from this casino(millions per year)will be allocated to the builder for 20 years.
If he was forthcoming then the bidding on this project would have been made public.
I'm all for this casino but we need politicians with some ethics in place first.
With Pannell in charge we might as well just let orginized crime run the show.

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