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Watch the Late Rosemont Mayor Don Stephens Address The City Club of Chicago on September 29, 2005, and Hear The Story of Rosemont in His Own Words.
Mayor Stephens in his own words describes the history of Rosemont and defines his vision for the future of Rosemont. Now sixteen years later and post pandemic, it is worth it to hear him speak to the past and the … Continue reading →
Illinois residents face taxes all of the time, but now Mayor Lightfoot complaining that Illinois taxes are too high to open a financially successful Chicago casino. Gee whiz, how did they screw that up? Chicago tries for decades to get … Continue reading →
On August 13, 1979, the uncompleted roof of the Rosemont Horizon collapsed, killing five construction workers and injuring 16 others. The collapse was featured in the “Engineering Disasters” episode of Modern Marvels, first broadcast by The History Channel on April … Continue reading →
Illinoisans will pay higher sales taxes on online purchases starting next year. On Jan. 1, 2020, an expansion of the state’s sales tax will take effect, which will require online marketplaces that facilitate sales between third-party users, such as Etsy and eBay, … Continue reading →
Gov. J.B. Pritzker says Illinois’ budget is balanced ”for the first time in decades.” That’s the claim he made upon signing Illinois’ $40 billion budget for 2020. Pritzker’s claim is simply not true. According to the state’s own actuarial calculations, … Continue reading →
Rosemont, which long sought its own casino under the late Mayor Donald Stephens only to be thwarted by the Illinois Gaming Board amid accusations of mob influence, could be back in the gambling hunt. The legislation allows for up to … Continue reading →