As they struggle to stay alive, Illinois horse racing tracks are still waiting for millions of dollars they were promised a decade ago.
Jay 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.
Early 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.
Jay Hoffman now plans to run for a seat in the Illinois House.
Former Illinois state representative from Collinsville would have a much-larger territory to cover.
Hoffman says the infamous “golden” remark was “the way he talked.”