As for his opinion on the controversial topic, “I haven’t come to a final decision,” Madigan said.
“They’ve got to get to the bottom of it and then, the chips will fall where they may and people will make a decision,” the mayor said.
It’s official. Mike Madigan on Monday became the longest-tenured Democratic Party chairman in state history, with just one voice of dissent.
Suburban Express sent a promotional email to students traveling home for Christmas: “You won’t feel like you’re in China when you’re on our buses.”
The Illinois House approved the bill this week to allow parents or guardians to medicate their children with cannabis while they’re at school.
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“As a progressive Democrat, it is my intention to support a state party chair who will work with me to advance our most fundamental goals.”
Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch said investing in mental health resources is the best way of treating the epidemic of violence.
An anti-cannabis group estimates legalizing recreational marijuana use will cost Illinois $670 million a year.
Pritzker has said he believes legalization could bring in between $350 million and $700 million in revenue, a figure anti-marijuana groups dispute.
McCann says he’s running because Rauner and Chicago Democrats “have led our state down the wrong path.
Toni Preckwinkle is the thirteenth person to hold the title of Cook County Democratic chairman. Here is a look at some of her predecessors.
U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos told Illinois Democratic Party Chairman Mike Madigan that she can no longer be part of a statewide anti-harassment panel.
State Rep. Carol Sente says there aren’t enough votes to ban Illinois children younger than 12 from playing tackle football.
Rauner left for his trip on Friday. He’ll also travel to Frankfurt, Essen and Hamburg. The governor’s office would not specify when he’ll be back.