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  • On the 'Scholarship' list in Springfield

     
    Where do our lawmakers stand on the issue of legislative scholarships -- those tuition waivers that members of the state house and senate have traditionally been allowed to dispense to constituents? As part of the renewed effort to abolish that...
  • Call to ban pols from Pride Parade wrong response

     
    By Jessica Reynolds Disgruntled over the House's failure to bring a gay marriage bill to a vote, some activists want to ban politicians from walking in this year's Chicago Pride Parade, according to today's Tribune story. The petition, which is...

    Illinois House moves toward decriminalizing marijuana possession

    Illinois House moves toward decriminalizing marijuana possession
    Getting caught with a small amount of marijuana would result in a fine instead of arrest under a measure the Illinois House approved Thursday. Low-level cannabis possession would go from a crime with fines of up to $2,500 and up to a year in jail to...

    State bill would punish some marijuana possession with fine

    State bill would punish some marijuana possession with fine
    The Illinois House has passed legislation that would make possessing small amounts of marijuana subject to a ticket instead of a criminal charge across the state. Those possessing 15 grams or less of marijuana would receive a maximum fine of $125 and...

    Bill would punish marijuana possession with fine

    The Illinois House has passed legislation that would make possessing small amounts of marijuana subject to a ticket instead of a criminal charge across the state. Those possessing 15 grams or less of marijuana would receive a maximum fine of $125 and...