Joint Statement from Will County Board Members Amanda Koch (D-Frankfort) and Jim Moustis (R-Frankfort)
"We oppose the proposed casino in the village of Matteson since its impact has not yet been carefully considered and studied. The current proposed site at the corner of US 30 and Harlem Avenue is 1500 feet from a school and only 400 feet from a residential neighborhood. While Will County has no direct say in where a Matteson casino would be built, our residents will be impacted. We urge the village of Matteson to consider their neighbors in Will County and the quality of life for our region as a whole when deciding the location of this casino."