Thrown off track by increased gambling competition, declining revenue and a scandal involving former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, Balmoral Racing Club Inc. has entered Chapter 11 with plans to restructure its finances. The Crete, Ill., horse ... TheDeal.com, 1 month ago
Lawsuit leaves horse tracks facing bankruptcy, attorney says - Chicago Tribune, 1 month ago
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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich may have been impeached and later sentenced to prison for corruption, but his legacy lives on in the form of steep toll hikes for truckers set to take effect on Jan. 1, 2015. The 40 percent truck-only toll ...Land Line Magazine, 1 month ago Lessons From Ferguson, Applied in Illinois Huffington Post, 1 month ago
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Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner announced late Friday that he would keep Rocco Claps, the first openly gay state agency director, as head of the Illinois Department of Human Rights. Claps was first appointed to the post in 2003 under now imprisoned ...Chicago Tribune, 1 week ago Rauner asks Quinn to freeze hiring, says state finances 'horrible' Chicago Tribune, 2 months ago
The inaugural address by the new governor of Illinois left me sobered but inspired and hopeful. "This is a moment of crisis," he said. "We will meet our challenges head on, and we will do it by rejecting the politics of mediocrity and corruption.Chicago Tribune, 2 weeks ago Poor sportsmanship? Outgoing Illinois governor skips inauguration FOXNews.com, 2 weeks ago
As Gov. Pat Quinn prepares to leave the state's top job, he's worried about Illinois losing a prominent progressive voice and suggested his legacy is not defined by an electoral defeat, but his effort to stabilize Illinois at one of the lowest ...Chicago Tribune, 3 weeks ago Reeder: Quinn's Inauguration Absence a Disappointment Huffington Post, 1 week ago
Illinois' only two harness horse racing tracks kept their promise to the Illinois Racing Board as they filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday to continue operations into 2015 and protect themselves against property seizure. Balmoral Racing Club Inc.Chicago Tribune, 1 month ago Two IL Tracks File for Bankruptcy Protection Blood-Horse, 1 month ago Court Decision Threatens Illinois Racing Blood-Horse, 1 month ago
file photo in Chicago, Democratic gubernatorial hopeful … FILE - In this March 15, 2012 file photo, former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich departs … FILE - In this July 27, 2010 file photo Robert Blagojevich, brother of former Illinois … ...Yahoo! India, 1 month ago
Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner on Friday replaced the longtime Illinois Gaming Board chairman with a political supporter who ran an independent expenditure committee that backed him in the November election. Springfield attorney Donald Tracy, 64, ...Chicago Tribune, 6 hours ago Bruce Rauner's continuous political campaign Chicago Tribune, 1 day ago Bruce Rauner keeps blame game campaign theme in office Chicago Tribune, 2 weeks ago Rauner to post political hiring list online Chicago Tribune, 2 weeks ago
He was hardly a household name, and he owed his authority to the votes of a few thousand people on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. But for more than two decades, Sheldon Silver was one of the most powerful people in New York politics. He held up ...GMA News.tv, 22 hours ago
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