By Benjamin Yount | Illinois Watchdog
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — When you’re hungry, even a three-day-old banana and sardine sandwich looks good. And when you are as broke as Illinois, the promise of billions of dollars from a Chicago casino looks amazing.
“Macau, I believe, is the gaming capital of the world. If I’m not mistaken their revenues last [...]
Bob Guzzardi, the conservative Republican activist who is challenging incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett in next month’s primary election, on Tuesday won the right to remain on the ballot.Read More →
By Chris Butler | Tennessee Watchdog
NASHVILLE — Officials in 10 Tennessee towns and cities contract with a red light camera company, Redflex, which is receiving intense scrutiny nationwide after allegations it was involved in a large bribery scandal in Chicago.
Tennessee Watchdog was able to reach officials in four of those 10 government entities — and only [...]
Most gas stations make more money on a $2 bag of ice than on a $3.55 gallon of gas. A tax increase, station owners say, would kill their businesses.Read More →
Campaign filings released Monday show that Alan Webber, one of five contenders for the Democratic nomination for governor, has so far committed $450,000 of his own money on his campaign.Read More →