Rauner Signs Bill to Punish Trafficking Guns into IllinoisFirearm traffickers in Illinois will be punished with sentences of up to 30 years in prison under the bill.
Illinois Governor Vetoes Prison Room and Board LawsuitThey proposed the legislation saying the practice is unfair, overly punitive and Illinois collects less from the lawsuits than it costs to pursue them.
Rauner Signs 'Gabby's Law,' New Rules for Treating SepsisGov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation named for a 5-year-old Illinois girl that will require hospitals to be better prepared to treat patients with sepsis or septic shock.
Final Testimony Wednesday in Trial of Missouri Clergy ProtestersThose protesters, sometimes called the Medicaid 23, each face up to $500 in fines and up to six months behind bars.
Case Against Capitol Protesters Moves Forward in MissouriProsecutors are moving forward with a case against 23 clergy members arrested after participating in a Missouri Senate protest.
Clerk: Some 700,000 Illinois Voters Have Outdated AddressesAutomatic voter registration supporters say Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto means headaches for 700,000 potential Illinois voters.
Rauner Vetoes Automatic Voter Sign-Up, Cites Fraud ConcernsAlthough embracing the concept and pledging to work on revisions, the Republican's veto message battered the plan for what he perceives as weaknesses that invite breakdowns in the system's integrity.
Rauner Surprises GOP with Stance on Birth Control, AbortionsOne of bills extends insurance coverage for nearly all contraceptives.
Illinois Medical Marijuana Sales Climb as Program GrowsGov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation last month extending the pilot program until July 2020 and adding two qualifying health conditions post-traumatic stress disorder and terminal illnesses.
Rauner Signs Plan Limiting Mentally Ill From Owning GunsUnder the old law, a person deemed by a judge to have a mental illness could lose his or her gun owner identification card.
Governor Signs Bill Reducing Marijuana Penalties in IllinoisMarijuana possession in small amounts in Illinois will be punishable by fines but not jail time after Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation Friday that makes the state the third largest to decriminalize minor pot offenses.
Appeals Court Rejects Suit Over Missouri Execution ProtocolThe appeals court said the lawsuit failed to state a claim upon which relief could be granted.