Kadner: Rita says casino cash should pay for building projects

Jun 13, 2013 Full story: The Southtown Star 28

Any legislation expanding gambling in Illinois likely will include a mandate that revenue-sharing funds from a south suburban casino be earmarked for development projects only, according to the bill's chief sponsor in the House.

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Fill My Pockets

Chicago, IL

#22 Jun 16, 2013
Yellow Brick Road wrote:
<quoted text>I bet Blue Island will get a bridge open or two with this bill?
Blue Island will have better luck sending all of the corrupt politicians to jail where they belong.
open the bridges

Blue Island, IL

#23 Jun 16, 2013
Yellow Brick Road wrote:
<quoted text>I bet Blue Island will get a bridge open or two with this bill?
The city has plenty of money to open the bridges, they should never have been closed in the first place.
No Joke

Chicago, IL

#24 Jun 17, 2013
Funds and regular IDOT reports regarding both bridges have been provided to the council, engineering firm, municipal committee, streets and sanitation as required. How else would the city be notified by IDOT the bridges are out of compliance?
Holes

Chicago, IL

#25 Jun 17, 2013
The streets are still full of holes!
Called

Chicago, IL

#26 Jun 17, 2013
Burt wrote:
Wouldn't other gambling companies have an insider's perspective on possible corruption? This bill, SB1738, was presented to the governor on May 15th. Call him at (800) 642-3112, and tell him to veto SB1738 and all gambling expansion bills!
I CALLED AND asked Quinn TO VETO SB1738!
not interested

Blue Island, IL

#27 Jun 17, 2013
Holes wrote:
The streets are still full of holes!
Vargas is not at tonight's financial appropriations meeting. He is at the York st. car show. I guess he will find the money to rebuild the bridges, and streets there.
Open Division St Bridge

Chicago, IL

#28 Jun 22, 2013
More than enough money has passed through the hands of Rep Rita and Blue Island City Hall to open the Division St bridge, stop the excuses and get on the job.
Progress Report

Chicago, IL

#29 Jun 22, 2013
Open Division St Bridge wrote:
More than enough money has passed through the hands of Rep Rita and Blue Island City Hall to open the Division St bridge, stop the excuses and get on the job.
Once and for all, the mayor and city hall must provide monthly progress reports to stop the diversion of funds targeted for the Division St. Bridge.

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