This year will be interesting for those who purchased health insurance on the exchange – they estimated their income and received a tax credit to help pay for their insurance.
Cook County, which includes Chicago, led the way with almost 24,000 permits, or more than one-quarter of Illinois’ total. Suburban Will County was a distant second, with more than 6,100 permits.
At 8 p.m. Friday, crews will shut down the depressed section of Interstate 44 and I-44 and Interstate 55 ramps to the Poplar Street Bridge so they can tear down the Memorial Drive ramp.
Dan Linn, Illinois director of the pro-pot group NORML, thinks it’s possible considering the money the state could rake in from legalization.
Dozens of conditions and diseases can qualify a patient to use medical marijuana in Illinois’ new pilot program, but the list doesn’t include post-traumatic stress disorder, arthritis or migraines conditions some other states allow.
Illinois children with epilepsy and other seizure disorders will be able to use medical marijuana products under a new law in the New Year.
Illinois taxpayers will have a little extra cash next year.
Illinois police departments in suburban St. Louis spent about $120,000 on overtime and riot protection gear in preparation for possible unrest stemming from events in Ferguson, law enforcement records show.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a plan that allows drivers charged with some minor traffic offenses to pay fines without a court appearance.
The Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Association has hired a full-time executive director for the first time.