In the April edition of ‘Ask the Mayor,’ Larry Morrissey answered a listener email about video gaming facilities located across the area and the possibility of Rockford getting a casino license in the near future.

The Mayor said the city is hoping to get more control over managing video gaming, but at the moment any location with a state and local liquor license can apply to have gaming machines. Morrissey said he's supportive of the effort for a local casino and a bill is again being considered in Springfield that could make it a reality:

Remember, once a month, Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey comes to the 1440 WROK studio to take your questions on his “Ask the Mayor” program hosted by Michael Koolidge. The Mayor will talk with Michael about issues impacting the city and its residents and will take comments and questions from our listeners.

The next edition of “Ask The Mayor” airs Friday, May 29, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

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