Illinois House Agrees to Medical Marijuana Program ExtensionThe measure now goes to the Senate, where it's expected to pass.
Supporters Cheer Bruce Rauner's New Stance On Medical MarijuanaIllinois governor agrees to extend pilot program through 2020 & to add conditions like PTSD to covered list
Illinois Democrats Propose Higher Taxes for the WealthyIllinois Democrats are proposing that voters decide whether to raise income taxes on the state's wealthiest.
Illinois' Heroin-Fighting Program Costs $25MBipartisan bill would also address prescription drug abuse
Illinois Governor Awards Medical Marijuana LicensesRauner awarded licenses to 18 cultivation centers and 52 retail shops, which means Illinois' first legal marijuana crop could be harvested this year.
Ill. Gov. Rauner Wants to Take Closer Look at Gaming IndustryRauner says he doesn’t like to gamble, but he also recognizes the state is losing money to casinos in neighboring states.
Task Force Tackles Ill. Heroin ProblemMembers of a heroin task force in the Illinois House of Representatives are brainstorming for ideas to stop the increase of heroin use in Illinois.
Illinois Medical Marijuana Bill Remains In LimboState Rep. Lou Lang (D-Skokie) thought he had enough votes to pass the three-year pilot program legalizing medical marijuana this week.
Illinois Freshman Lawmakers Endure Rookie HazingRookies representing their first bills have to stand before an entire legislative chamber and calmly respond to ridiculous questions and dark insinuations.
No Vote This Time Around for Gambling Expansion BillThe House sponsor, State Rep. Lou Lang (D-Skokie), says he will try again in the spring.

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