Bipartisan bill would also address prescription drug abuse
Rep. Greg Harris says the Illinois bill would allow nursing home residents and their families to install recording devices in their rooms.
Zero-tolerance on drugs & alcohol is part of legislation
State Rep. Dwight Kay (R-Glen Carbon) proposes it as way to prop up sagging horse racing track revenue.
Legislative leaders headed home with several looming issues unaddressed a byproduct, members said, of the upcoming November election.
Shut down of Chloe Stirling’s cupcake business gave lawmakers idea for home-baking regulations
State Rep. Don Moffitt is forming a “fitness caucus” at the Capitol to encourage fellow lawmakers, others to shed some pounds and eat healthier.
Gov. Quinn signed the pay cuts into law Saturday.
This is the Illinois that many people never see — the sparsely populated southern tip where flat farmland gives way to rolling hills, rocky outcrops, thick forests and cypress swamps.
Major issues include oil drilling, casinos and same-sex marriage.