Lawmakers will begin a summer overtime session as soon as Thursday
Illinois’ chief executive doles out $400,000 from his own campaign fund
The measure, which now moves to the Illinois Senate, would allow families to pay for installation of video equipment in residents’ rooms.
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.