Years served: 2011 – Present
Committee assignments: Aging; Agriculture & Conservation; Armed Forces & Military Affairs; Environment & Energy; Financial Institutions; Veterans’ Affairs.
Rosenthal voted for the most massive expansion of gambling in Illinois history.
Rosenthal voted for SB744 which allows for five new casinos (including one Chicago-owned casino), slot machines at the state’s horse racing tracks, slot machines at Chicago’s two airports, more gaming positions at existing casinos, and slot machines and year-round racing at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. (2011)