Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability
C.D. Davidsmeyer, Co-Chair
David Koehler, Co-Chair
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December 1, 2009 Meeting Agenda and Audio
Initial Notice Posted on December 01, 2009
December 1, 2009 Agenda


Commission on Government
Forecasting and Accountability

Tuesday, December 1, 2009 - 11:30 a.m.
Room 16-503, James R. Thompson Center
Chicago, Illinois

  1. Call to Order by CGFA Co-Chairmen
         Senator Jeffrey Schoenberg/Representative Richard Myers

  2. Status Update on Video Gaming
         Illinois Gaming Board
              Michael Fries, General Counsel
              Mark Ostrowski, Administrator

  3. Overview of Gaming
         CGFA Staff
              Jim Muschinske, Revenue Manager
              Eric Noggle, Senior Revenue Analyst

  4. Status of Horse Racing Industry
         Illinois Racing Board
              Marc Laino, Executive Director

  5. Testimony from Tracks and Horsemen
         Arlington Park Racecourse - Roy Arnold, President
         Hawthorne Racecourse - Tim Carey, President
         HBPA of Southern Illinois - Lanny Brooks, President
         Illinois Harness Horsemen Of Illinois - Dave McCaffrey
         Illinois Thoroughbred Horsement of Illinois - Frank Kirby

  6. Fair Grounds Racecourse and Slots, Louisiana
         Austin Miller, President

  7. Adjournment
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