Democratic Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker thinks that the solution to fixing Chicago’s struggling, blood-soaked streets is legalizing marijuana state-wide and opening a giant casino in Chi-Town, according to Bloomberg.
“We’re putting our fiscal house in order,” said Pritzker in a Tuesday interview. “Nothing’s going to be fixed overnight, but we’ve made significant progress. And honestly, I really believe that we have turned this ship in the right direction. Illinois is back.”
Pritzker batted away suggestions that his agenda would just amplify the existing crime and corruption across the city, where at Bloomberg notes – ” just hours earlier a powerful City Council leader pleaded not guilty to charges he extorted favors from those doing business