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  • Two Chicago medical marijuana store licenses approved

    Illinois regulators have awarded licenses to operate two medical marijuana stores in Chicago to two applicants who had been put on hold by previous administrators. Custom Strains won a license for a dispensary it proposed on the 1100 block of West Fulton...
  • New governor's actions thus far

    New Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is channeling complete blame for the state’s financial problems onto former Gov. Patrick Quinn. This after raising the salaries of some of his staff 36 percent over the salaries of Quinn’s staff. Will Rauner be...
  • Non-voters getting what they deserve: Gov. Rauner

    Non-voters getting what they deserve: Gov. Rauner
    Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want … and deserve to get it good and hard. —H.L. Mencken What most "common people" in Chicago wanted Nov. 4, it appears, was to do something other than vote in that day's...
  • Man freed by Quinn's clemency action: 'I feel like I can breathe'

    Man freed by Quinn's clemency action: 'I feel like I can breathe'
    Tyrone Hood paused just outside the prison entrance to look at the horizon, the treetops and the bridge spanning the nearby Mississippi River. He marveled at the technicolor world around him, a jarring contrast to the grays and whites that had been his...
  • Rauner spends 1st full day as governor on ethics, reversal of Quinn actions

    Rauner spends 1st full day as governor on ethics, reversal of Quinn actions
    Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner spent his first full day in office Tuesday vowing to overturn a series of moves Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn made on his way out the door, accusing his predecessor of engaging in "inappropriate" political hiring and appointments....
  • Rauner says he'll try to undo some of Quinn's last-minute moves

    Rauner says he'll try to undo some of Quinn's last-minute moves
    Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner said Tuesday that he will try to undo a host of moves made by Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn on his way out of office, saying his predecessor was “inappropriate” in making a flurry of last-minute appointments and hires....
  • Rauner order stymies Tollway contracts

    Rauner order stymies Tollway contracts
    Major interstate highway projects worth millions of dollars around the Chicago area have been put on hold as a result of an executive order from Gov. Bruce Rauner to halt the awarding of state contracts. Among the Illinois Tollway contracts that are...
  • Minooka and Gardner companies not given medical marijuana licenses

    SPRINGFIELD – Four companies were awarded licenses to grow and sell medical marijuana in Will County, also servicing Grundy County, according to an announcement Monday from Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration. Related Links Minooka and Gardner...
  • The state of this state? Critical

    The state of this state? Critical
    In 2013, when they committed Illinois to a big expansion of Medicaid coverage, Democratic lawmakers soothed taxpayers with a relentless talking point: Don't worry. The feds will pay for most of this. What could go wrong? On Tuesday the Tribune's Ellen...
  • Rauner issues medical marijuana permits for metro-east, rest of state

    Illinois' fledgling medical marijuana industry left the launchpad after Gov. Bruce Rauner issued licenses for 18 cultivation centers and 52 dispensaries under the state's four-year pilot program. A company called Progressive Treatment Solutions LLC, of...
  • Medical marijuana shop gets state's OK to open in Oak Park

    Medical marijuana shop gets state's OK to open in Oak Park
    State officials have awarded a business license to a medical marijuana dispensary planned for the corner of North and Harlem avenues in Oak Park. Future Transactions Holdings, LLC won the sole license to operate a marijuana dispensary in Oak Park, River...