It's no secret Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants a casino. He went toe-to-toe with Gov. Pat Quinn back when the governor vetoed the first iteration of a bill that would bring a casino (read: oodles of revenue) to... Read »
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, known for his temper and willingness to go toe-to-toe, reportedly lost it with Gov Pat Quinn in a recent phone call. A source told Ward Room Emanuel is upset Quinn wants stronger ethics rules... Read »
Gov. Pat Quinn and Mayor Rahm Emanuel faced off on their differences and shared goals during a sold-out forum Wednesday at the Field Museum. Considering the pair's many differences and some common ground,... Read »
Illinois has an opportunity to reap more money from gambling than most states -- because we're one of the few with no Indian reservations. Read »
The State Journal-Register of Springfield calls Gov. Pat Quinn "irrelevant." It's the curse of following an impeached executive. Just ask Jerry Ford. Read »
Emanuel won a vote on speed cameras when the House voted 64-50 to approve the bill, sending it to Gov. Pat Quinn. But the mayor lost on gambling expansion, when Rep. Lou Lang could only muster 58 of the 60 votes... Read »
Illinois lawmakers decide Wednesday whether to approve a gambling expansion that would bring a casino to Chicago. A revised, scaled-back bill that eliminates shot machines at airports and the state fair passed a... Read »
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