A defiant county clerk was sent to jail for contempt Thursday after insisting that her “conscience will not allow” her to follow a federal judge’s orders to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.
The Illinois Gaming Board has issued licenses to run video-gambling machines to several people with ties to crime and illegal gambling, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Rauner awarded licenses to 18 cultivation centers and 52 retail shops, which means Illinois’ first legal marijuana crop could be harvested this year.
All Missouri employers would be required to use a federal verification system to check employees’ legal resident status under legislation introduced Monday that’s aimed at curbing the number of immigrants working illegally in the state.
Today kicks off a 30-day period when the Missouri Department of Agriculture will accept applications to produce hemp extract in the state.
County clerks in western Illinois say they will wait until June 1st to start issuing same-sex marriage licenses, even though two other Illinois counties have started issuing them.
National database upgrade will shut down computers; offices still open.