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Senator Terry Link

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Late Night: Poll Says Kenny Johnson Leads Christian Mitchell; Who Wants Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Private Cell Phone Bills?… and More

(Chicago, IL) – Over the Cliff Together – Governor Pat Quinn’s opposition to a bi-partisan revenue estimate resolution, sponsored by House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) and Minority Leader Tom Cross (R-Oswego), which was $221 million below the Governor’s estimate, was well known. The Illinois Responsible Budget Coalition, chaired by John Bouman, also criticized the Madigan-Cross … Continue reading »

Pushing Back on Emanuel, Gov. Pat Quinn Announces Rail Construction Project for Chicago’s South Side

(Chicago, IL) — August 23, 2011. As a part of the growing spat with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel over the fate of a tax revenue-rich casino for Chicago, Governor Pat Quinn today went out of his way to highlight his efforts to create jobs in Chicago by announcing the start of construction for a railroad … Continue reading »

Rep. Lou Lang Sees Thorough Review, Changes for Illinois Senate Gaming Bill

(Springfield, IL) — December 2, 2010. Illinois State Senate-approved legislation to expand Illinois gaming faces a thorough review and likely changes in the Illinois House, according to House Deputy Majority Leader Lou Lang (D-Skokie). Continue reading »

Illinois Senate Approves Illinois Gaming Expansion; Prospects Uncertain in Illinois House

(Springfield, IL) — December 2, 2010. Reworked legislation to construct five new Illinois casinos, to boost the number of slot machines at existing Illinois river boats, and to add slots at Illinois racetracks yesterday cleared the Illinois State Senate 31-20-2, but faces uncertain prospects in the Illinois House and potential opposition from Governor Pat Quinn. Continue reading »

Illinois Senate Panel Advances Reworked Illinois Gaming Expansion Bill

(Springfield, IL) — December 1, 2010. Reworked legislation to add five Illinois casinos, boost the number of slot machines at existing river boats, and field slots at Illinois racetracks yesterday advanced out of a key Illinois State Senate committee into an uncertain future before the full senate and into even murkier waters in the Illinois House–if it gets that far. Continue reading »

Senator Terry Link Engineers Surprise Appointment of Rita Mayfield-Jedkins to Illinois House Seat of Late Rep. Eddie Washington

(Chicago, IL) — July 7, 2010. State Senator Terry Link (D-Vernon Hills) surprised at least one local political observer by appointing Waukegan school board member and Democratic precinct captain Rita Mayfield-Jedkins to the Illinois House seat of the late State Rep. Eddie Washington (D-Waukegan) who died recently. Accord to Daily Herald reporter Russell Lissau, Link, … Continue reading »

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