Metro East Democrats: We're Ready for Tough Votes, But...Will they be willing to take the tough votes they don't agree with?
Illinois Bans Police Ticket QuotasMetro-East legislators Jay Hoffman & Andy Manar sponsored the bill.
Fight Continues for Slot Machines at Fairmount ParkSeveral leaders are fighting to have the facility included in Illinois' plan for slot machines at horse racing tracks.
Illinois Horse Tracks Push For Promised FundsAs they struggle to stay alive, Illinois horse racing tracks are still waiting for millions of dollars they were promised a decade ago.
Illinois Rep. Says Veterans, Not Musial, Deserve Bridge NamesakeJay Hoffman, D-Belleville, said he has great respect for Stan Musial but believes the bridge should be named after the men and women who died for the country.
Battle Shaping Up Over Naming Rights for Mississippi River BridgeEarly in the non-debate there was a ground swell of support for naming the bridge after the late great baseball hall of famer Stan Musial.
Hoffman Drops Run For Congress Jay Hoffman now plans to run for a seat in the Illinois House.
Jay Hoffman Mulls Run For CongressFormer Illinois state representative from Collinsville would have a much-larger territory to cover.
Jay Hoffman Awaits Jury's Verdict on His Old College RoommateHoffman says the infamous "golden" remark was "the way he talked."