Headlines: Poker, Law, and Politics (06/14/07)

articles:
Gambling expansion bill craps out (State Journal Register, 06/14/07)
“An Illinois House committee Wednesday shot down a massive gambling-expansion bill previously approved by the Senate that supporters said would have provided the state with more than $1 billion a year in new revenue to pay for state services. The vote came a day after Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s administration conducted a conference call with social-service providers and others to warn them of spending cuts that would result if lawmakers approved a small-growth state budget proposed by House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago.”

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s