Illinois Supreme Court on Friday struck down a 2013 law that sought to fix the nation’s worst government-employee pension crisis, a ruling that forces the state to find another way to overcome a massive budget deficit.
The red tape holding up an actual, legal, medical marijuana transaction in Illinois should not count against people who need the drug, according to a bill in the General Assembly.
Women make 71 cents to every $1 men make in Missouri. The national average is 78 cents to the dollar, according to Doyle.
Republican Sen. Ryan Silvey, R-Kansas City, filed legislation Thursday to block the sale or refinancing of bonds by Gov. Jay Nixon to fund a new NFL stadium.
Durbin says if the result of a right-to-work law is reducing pay and preventing employees from collectively bargaining over workplace conditions, the idea “doesn’t do workers any favors.”
“We must avoid slipping further behind other states in the quality of our children’s education, the capacity of our economy to grow, and our ability to care for our state’s most vulnerable,” Rauner told members of the General Assembly.”
The legislation would make it illegal for mental health specialists to try to change the sexual orientation of anyone under 18 in Illinois.
Rauner says he doesn’t like to gamble, but he also recognizes the state is losing money to casinos in neighboring states.
Governor will ask the General Assembly to provide funding for public safety efforts related to the protests in Ferguson.
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