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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 ...

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...

Illinoisans, let's turn our attention to our political train wreck
Mar 27, 2017

Congratulations, my fellow Illinoisans. You helped derail Trumpcare. Truly, that was citizen a...

As population shrinks, employment in Illinois hits new peak
Mar 23, 2017

Given all the doom and gloom we hear about jobs in the Land of Lincoln, you probably will find it...

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...

Chicago metro area accounts for 76% of job gains in January
Mar 16, 2017

The Chicago metro area in January remained one of the few parts of the state experiencing signifi...

Roskam says Obama admin the first to never see 3% annual GDP growth
Mar 16, 2017

Share the Facts Politifact 2 7 Politifact Rating: Mostly True ...

Hey Indiana lawmakers: Thanks for nothing!!!
Mar 16, 2017

Two years ago Indiana was in the middle of a level five political hurricane called RFRA. A few ye...

How launching a Chicago home-based business just got easier
Mar 15, 2017

(This guest view was written by Elliot Richardson and Ryan Tolley. Richardson is the CEO and foun...

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...

Unemployment rate holds steady, 2015-16 job growth revised upward
Mar 09, 2017

Revised jobs numbers released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Thursday show Illinois gaine...

Almost 1,000 Illinois workers affected by mass layoffs in February
Mar 08, 2017

Nearly 1,000 workers last month were notified by their employers that they'll soon be out of a jo...

Dear Bruce: I'm breaking up with you
Mar 08, 2017

Dear Bruce Rauner, I’m breaking up with you.  Because ours has been a committed relationshi...

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...


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