All we need is a casino. And lucky for us, it's on the agenda. Again.
- A proposed casino for downtown Chicago is back on the table in the State Capitol Wednesday night.
Mayor Richard M. Daley hosted a mini Taste of Chicago in Springfield. Earlier the mayor met the capital's top leaders.
Sources told CBS 2 Daley signed off on a tentative deal that could, after years of discussion, finally bring a casino to downtown Chicago, as well as to south suburban Cook County, north suburban Lake County and a site still to be determined within 8 miles of O'Hare Airport.
We'd be more than willing to support a casino with the following condition:
- 50% of the projected $200 million annually that is to be the City's share is directed into underfunded municipal pensions until the pension is funded at a level considered acceptable by a reputable accounting firm.
Of course, Daley buddies and mob connected front companies will get all the money before our pension funds see a dime. As usual.
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