Governor Signs Bill Reducing Marijuana Penalties in IllinoisMarijuana possession in small amounts in Illinois will be punishable by fines but not jail time after Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation Friday that makes the state the third largest to decriminalize minor pot offenses.
Rauner Extends Medical Marijuana to Add PTSD, Terminal IllnessIllinois' medical marijuana pilot program got its start under former Gov. Pat Quinn and continued under Rauner.
Amazon to Open 2 Fulfillment Centers in EdwardsvilleBoth fulfillment centers will span more than 700,000 square-feet each, where employees will pick, pack and ship items for customers.
Illinois Legislative Session Ends Without a Budget, AgainThe budget stalemate will drag on as Democrats refuse to give in to Rauner's demands, and he isn't backing down, either.
Hope of Illinois Budget Agreement Dimming Before DeadlineIllinois is hurtling toward another fiscal year without a budget as lawmakers and the governor appear no closer to a deal with one day left before a key deadline.
Illinois House Agrees to Medical Marijuana Program ExtensionThe measure now goes to the Senate, where it's expected to pass.
Supporters Cheer Bruce Rauner's New Stance On Medical MarijuanaIllinois governor agrees to extend pilot program through 2020 & to add conditions like PTSD to covered list
Ill. Gov Rauner Reverses Course on Medical Marijuana ExpansionRauner has previously rejected attempts at expansion.
Man Charged With Threatening Ill. Gov. Bruce Rauner"If I ever see you, consider this your death threat."
Ill. Gov. Rauner Won't Discuss Trump, Confirms He'll Skip ConventionRauner told reporters Friday "I don't need to go to Cleveland," adding he's "focused 100 percent" on Illinois.
Rauner Optimistic About Reaching Budget DealAgreement has been elusive during the more than 10 months the Republican governor has faced off with Democrats who control the Legislature.
Illinois Schools Receive $600 Million to Stay OpenSchools haven't received any money in at least 10 months, which is when this fiscal year started.