Casino discussions continue
That much seemed evident after nearly four hours of testimony Monday night before an Illinois House committee charged with putting together a gambling expansion bill this spring…Please click here to read Phil Kadner’s column in the Southtown Star.
In the Times, Gregory Tejeda writes:
Municipal officials in both Lansing and South Holland have long been on the record as saying they are not interested in a casino, but they are more than willing to share in the profits if one is built in a nearby community.
Lansing Village President Norm Abbott said while he is concerned about potential public safety problems if a casino is built nearby he is pleased with revenue sharing discussions…Read more. A related story by Gregory Tejeda of the Times can be found here.