State Sen. Ann Gillespie: ‘There is a lot more we can do with state funds that will have a direct impact on people than putting it towards a stadium’

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Illinois state Sen. Ann Gillespie, D-Arlington Heights, presents a bipartisan plan to tighten ethics rules for Illinois lawmakers at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill., Monday, May 31, 2021. The ethics plan, delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, rose from the indictments in the fall of 2019 of several legislators in separate federal criminal cases, including one involving a state representative charged with offering a bribe for a vote while lobbying for another government body. (AP Photo/John O’Connor)

State Sen. Ann Gillespie (D-Arlington Heights) joins Anna to talk about the Bears possibly moving to Arlington Heights, who will be paying for a new sports complex, and why she believes using taxpayer dollars to fund new stadiums isn’t fiscally responsible.

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