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Quinn evasive on gambling plans

Wed, 16 Jan 2013 04:35:52 CST
By: IPR

Quinn evasive on gambling plans Governor Pat Quinn refuses to be pinned down on what he'll do with legislation that expands gambling in Illinois -- creating five new casinos in cities like Chicago, Rockford, and Danville. Governor Quinn will once again have the opportunity to approve or veto gambling legislation. But unlike past bills, this time it's take-it-or-leave-it -- the legislature won't have the chance to override a potential veto. As he was before vetoing a similar gambling package over the summer, the governor's HINTED about what he'll do. Here he is, last week:

   
"I've already indicated my thoughts about it in the past, so we'll wait til it arrives and then speak about it then."

But Quinn hasn't come out and SAID he'll veto it. Quinn's had a long time to review the plan, the legislature passed it nearly two years ago.
   

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