Health & Family

Marijuana legalization town hall portends heated debate for Illinois
Mar 28, 2017

Illinois could be the next battleground state in the movement toward marijuana legalization, and ...

Illinois home care providers get some much-needed state funds
Mar 28, 2017

Illinois home care providers for seniors finally received some good news Tuesday as $94 million i...

Poll: Most voters support legalizing, decriminalizing marijuana in Illinois
Mar 27, 2017

Illinoisans appear to be warming up to the idea of legalizing marijuana for recreational...

A Chicago alderman compares Donald Trump’s deportation policy to Hitler’s. Does this hit the mark?
Mar 23, 2017

This article also appears on the website of PolitiFact Illinois, an exclusive partnership between...

Illinois lawmakers propose legalizing, taxing recreational marijuana amid budget woes
Mar 22, 2017

Two Democratic lawmakers have proposed legalizing, regulating and taxing recreational marijuana i...

Durbin's grilling of Gorsuch leads to testy exchange
Mar 21, 2017

Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) grilled Supreme Court nominee and federal appella...

Rauner and Mendoza continue to play blame game over state finances
Mar 20, 2017

The bitter quarrel between Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza and Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner s...

Durbin: GOP Obamacare replacement bill to hit older Illinoisans the hardest
Mar 17, 2017

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., warned Friday that the congressional Republicans’ proposal to re...

Gutierrez says 'hundreds of Republican amendments' were a part of Obamacare
Mar 16, 2017

This article also appears on the website of PolitiFact Illinois, an exclusive partnership between...

Policy capping overtime for DHS home care workers clears committee
Mar 14, 2017

A legislative oversight committee has approved a new rule that would limit overtime hours for hom...

Rauner signs major bipartisan criminal justice reform bill into law
Mar 10, 2017

Gov. Bruce Rauner on Friday signed into law legislation touted as the “most comprehensive crimi...

Letter to the Editor: Vote yes, support legal abortion for all women
Mar 07, 2017

The Illinois House of Representatives will soon be voting on HB40 – legislation which will con...

Poorest Illinois households face severe shortage of available, affordable housing
Mar 03, 2017

Illinois is in the midst of a major housing crisis and those reeling from it are among the state...

Where does Springfield rank among the best state capitals in the U.S.?
Mar 01, 2017

When it was time to choose, how did decide where you wanted to live? Did you look for a city w...

How does Illinois rank in performing for its residents?
Mar 01, 2017

When you consider all the problems facing Illinois, it’s probably safe to assume most Illinoisa...


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