Mass Transit Will Ride With More Money For Extra Rail Cars, Maintenence"This is a substantial package and this will address a substantial portion of the maintenance needs that we have in this region."
Recreational Marijuana To Be Legal In IllinoisState representatives voted 66 to 47 in favor of legalization, two days after the senate passed the bill. It goes into effect January 1. But there will still be restrictions.
Ochoa Relatives Push For Marlen's LawThey will be meeting with a state lawmaker next Tuesday to develop Marlen's Law. It would require both ID and DNA testing for hospital patients, especially those admitted after a home birth.
As Lightfoot Meets With Springfield Power Brokers, Ethics Reform Is Front And Center In Chicago"There was a vote in the City Council to strip out the power to investigate aldermen. And so, the power to investigate aldermen was taken away, and that was 30 years ago."
Governor Pritzker: 'I Choose A Fair Tax System To Get Us Out Of This Mess'"We need fundamental tax reform. I choose a fair tax system to get us out of this mess."
Sterigenics Gets The Attention Of Lawmakers In Springfield"We need to act, as the legislature here, on a permanent basis. We need to make sure that proper policies and protections are in place to ensure that we do not have this situation like this again,"
Religious Leader Ready For Statehouse WorkKalish is no stranger to politics. As a lobbyist, he dealt with Democrats and Republicans. That experience, he said, will benefit his constituents.
Pritzker Promises Political Unity During Inauguration In Springfield"I won't balance the budget on the backs of the starving, the sick, and the suffering. I won't make government the enemy and government employees the scapegoats."
Rauner, Pritzker Face Voters In Expensive Governor's RacePolls have shown Rauner trailing Pritzker by double digits. Only two incumbents since the 19th century, both seeking third terms, lost by more than 10 points.
Renovations At The Governor's MansionThe grand opening is set for July 14.