first_imgWe hope that today’s “READERS FORUM” will provoke honest and open dialogue concerning issues that we, as responsible citizens of this community, need to address in a rational and responsible way?HERE’S WHAT’S ON OUR MIND TODAYYesterday the House of Representatives voted on the 3rd and final reading of the gaming bill that first gave Evansville $6 million dollars, then took it out. We were told that not one State Representative from our area publicly spoke in favor of this money be re-instated to our coffers. State Repersentivities from Ft Wayne, Hammond, Gary, and East Chicago all spoke in favor of this bill because it favored their areas.The good news is that the Sportsbook amendment stayed intact.Oh, please read the new “Right Jab, Left Jab” article and sit back and watch CCO commenters Ronald Reagan and Joe Biden intellectually slug it out on national issues that might interest you.WHAT”S ON YOUR MIND TODAY?Todays “Readers Poll” question is: Do you think that the Republicans will take control of the Evansville City Council?Please go to our link of our media partner Channel 44 News located in the upper right-hand corner of the City-County Observer so you can get the up-to-date news, weather, and sports. We are pleased to provide obituaries from several area funeral homes at no costs.  Over the next several weeks we shall be adding additional obituaries from other local funeral homes.  Please scroll down the paper and you shall see a listing of them..If you would like to advertise on the CCO please contact us at City-County [email protected] FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more