Voter Law Changes in Illinois Will StayRules allowing voters to register and cast ballots on the same day made permanent
Pere Marquette Slated for Improvementsbike trail rehabilitation and lodge renovations are planned
Illinois Renews Controversial PR Contract The $25.6 million contract with St. Louis-based Fleishman-Hillard to promote "Get Covered Illinois" includes tighter controls over who gets paid at the highest rate of $282 per hour.
Governor Quinn Signs Bill to Fight Puppy MillsLegislation was proposed by three suburban Chicago third graders.
Quinn Signs Fair Hiring LawIt requires private employers in Illinois to first evaluate job applicants' skills then ask about criminal histories.
Grafton Receives Grant 47 Illinois museums operated by local governments or cities are getting $20 million in capital funds.
Madigan: Budget Vote Helps with Tax IncreaseIllinois powerful House speaker says a vote on Democrats' 2015 budget, will help to extend the state's temporary income tax increase.
Medical Marijuana Legal in Ill., But Not Yet AvailableMedical marijuana is now legal in the state of Illinois, but it may not be until the end of the year that it's available to the people.
Illinois State Officials Announce Homebuyer AssistanceGov. Pat Quinn announced a program Tuesday that helps new homebuyers get $7,500 to help make a down payment on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage.
Gov. Quinn Offers $45 Million for Disaster ReliefIllinois Governor Pat Quinn announcing a $45 million aid package for towns in Illinois still recovering from a tornado last November.
Ill. Gov. Makes Stops to Tornado Struck CitiesGov. Pat Quinn is set to visit several Illinois communities that were hit by deadly tornadoes.
Illinois Pot Stores May Be Cash OnlyEven though lawmakers and Gov. Pat Quinn approved last summer the use of cannabis for certain medical conditions, selling and buying it remains a federal offense.

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