Legislation to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana has passed the Illinois Senate.
Some lawmakers say there are some drivers who should have driving privileges.
State Sen. Ira Silverstein (D-Chicago) sponsored a bill he said intended to protect children from second-hand smoke.
The measure, which now moves to the Illinois Senate, would allow families to pay for installation of video equipment in residents’ rooms.
The resolution is part of an ongoing effort to amend the U.S. Constitution to say rights cannot be deprived based on sex.
Progressive income tax vote likely won’t make November ballot.
The Illinois General Assembly returns to Springfield this week and supporters of gay marriage hope the House will take up the bill.
The concern on the governor’s part was what he called “unprecedented interference” in the Illinois Commerce Commission’s rate-making authority.
The Executive Committee voted 12-3 on legislation to ban the delivery, sale or transfer of ammunition feeding devices of more than 10 rounds after emotional testimony.
The 35-21 Senate vote was much less narrow than a 61-57 vote in the Illinois House last month.