The Reclaiming First bill now heads to the full senate after a unanimous vote. The bill made it through the Senate Executive Committee without anyone opposing it.
Reclaiming First allows Winnebago County and it's cities to increase hotel taxes. The added hotel revenue will help fund renovations and new additions to Sportscore. Lawmakers are on break for two weeks, it could take up to 4-weeks until its brought up again. The goal is to have it passed and signed by Illinois Governor Quinn by may first so the Rockford Park District and RACVB can start marketing to clients.
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