Gaming Bill with Rockford Casino Passes House

SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois House on Saturday pushed through a monstrous expansion of legalized gambling in the state that includes a casino in Rockford. The measure also OKs legalized betting on sporting events for the first time. The House voted 87-27 to approve the...

Patti Vasquez Show 05.31.19 | LIVE from Springfield IL Day Two!

On the Patti Vasquez Show: Patti is coming at you LIVE yet again from Illinois’ capital, Springfield Illinois and riding shot-gun the whole show is Chicago Tribune’s editorial cartoonist, Scott Stantis. Listen in as Patti and Scott chat with Representatives and member...

Governor Predicts Crime Spike If State Does Not Pass A Budget

Governor Bruce Rauner forsees that a lack of a state budget could bring a crime spike in Illinois. He says, “So far, we’re not seeing any increase in crime … but at some point it will.” The lack of a state budget has hurt funding for many...