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.
Deadline for Hastert to Report to Prison LoomsA judge ordered the 74-year-old Illinois Republican to enter prison no later than 2 p.m. Wednesday.
New Missouri Law Requires CPR Training in High SchoolUnder the new law, students would have to take 30 minutes of CPR instruction, as well as training in the Heimlich maneuver.
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.
Owner Of Looted Dellwood Business Still Mad At Gov. NixonOwner of Zisser Tire says business has started to recover after dropping off 70% following the riots.
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.
Koster Keeps Fundraising Edge Over GOP Rivals for GovernorDemocratic Attorney General Chris Koster's most recent fundraising has exceeded the combined total of all his Republican opponents in the race for Missouri governor.
Missouri House Votes to Override Governor's Budget LimitsLawmakers voted Wednesday to release $575,000 for the Missouri Scholars and Fine Arts academies, two summer programs for gifted students.
AP Sunshine Requests Denied by Legislative LeadersHouse Minority Leader Jake Hummel was the only one of Missouri's top four lawmakers to provide the information.
Illinois Contingent Presents "Compelling" Case For NGA In St. Clair Co.Gov. Bruce Rauner announces plans to extend MetroLink to new NGA site.
One Year Since Tom Schweich SuicideRepublican gubernatorial candidate Hanaway denies role in nasty ad that targeted Schweich.