Illinois is in free-fall thanks to years and years of bad policies. In a Federal system, we have the advantage of seeing the results of different policies in different states. Illinois serves as a stark warning.
Businesses near the Illinois state line are cashing in on Illinois’ budget impasse.
Illinois state lottery officials suspended Powerball ticket sales, and Mega Millions is expected to stop on Friday.
Convenience stores in Kenosha have already noticed more players from Illinois stopping in to buy tickets.
“Today alone there’s so many people coming up here,” said store owner Roxanne Jackson. “They’re real disappointed that Illinois is canceling their lottery but that’s OK, we’ll bring them here.”