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’

Anna Davlantes

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.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Blackhawks

More Blackhawks

Northwestern

More Northwestern

Sports

Anna Davlantes
Weekdays 1-4pm AnnaDavlantes

Anna Davlantes is a Chicago native, a seven-time Emmy Award-winning journalist who has broken major stories, passionately told small stories and exposed corruption that has prompted major investigations and reform. (Click for more.)

Popular

SportsClick

More SportsClick