Rauner Extends Medical Marijuana to Add PTSD, Terminal IllnessIllinois' medical marijuana pilot program got its start under former Gov. Pat Quinn and continued under Rauner.
Auditor: Pine Lawn Pocketed Money From Traffic Fines Last YearWhen you drive through Pine Lawn on I-70 you usually see a police car taking radar or pulling someone over.
Personal Firework Shows Banned in IllinoisViolating the Illinois Explosives Act can be a felony with a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
Missouri Law to Expand Crime of Sex Trafficking to Cover AdsNixon's office said state law currently doesn't comprehensively address advertising someone for sex trafficking.
Nixon Signs Bill For More Access To Anti-Overdose MedicineResidents soon will be able to carry medicine to counter heroin overdoses without a prescription under a new law signed Tuesday by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon.
New Missouri Law Aimed at Helping College Transfer StudentsIt will create a scholarship for low-income high school students who take college classes.
New Missouri Law Requires CPR Training in High SchoolUnder the new law, students would have to take 30 minutes of CPR instruction, as well as training in the Heimlich maneuver.
Nixon Signs Bill to Cut College Costs for Military MembersTo get in-state tuition, students currently must get a full-time job or live in Missouri for a year and meet other requirements.
Maplewood Bans Businesses Similar to Social House IIOrdinance passed into law Tuesday night targets nudity in businesses that serve alcohol.
Illinois Upgrading Security for Driver's Licenses, ID CardsIllinois Secretary of State Jesse White said that with the current changes, Illinois is now 84 percent compliant with the federal mandate.
Illinois Seeks to Limit Use of Solitary ConfinementAs many as 82,000 inmates are in solitary on any given day, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures.
COLUMN: Introduced Bills Aren't Always to Change LawSometimes a bill is introduced to be a "rain maker" to generate a rain of campaign contributions or support from special interests.

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