Illinois Turns Over Marijuana Applications to AttorneysIllinois has turned over 13,000 pages of documents to attorneys challenging how the state awarded one medical marijuana business license, marking the first release of such material.
Capitol Perspectives: Protecting the Public from JournalistsThe day after the November elections, Gov. Jay Nixon provided the most detailed explanation yet as to why his administration blocks reporters from talking with agency directors and experts.
Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis Condemns Treatment of Journalists Covering FergusonThe Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis issued a statement strongly condemning what it calls "the manhandling and disrespect shown to our colleagues by authorities during the unfolding crisis in Ferguson."
Journalists Could Face Felony Under New LegislationNew legislation is being proposed after an incident where a reporter attempted to test school security.