• Medical marijuana bill closer to passage

    by  • March 25, 2013

    The sponsor of a bill that would allow marijuana use for medical purposes in Illinois says the measure is just “one or two” votes short of passage in the house. Rep. Lou Lang tells the Pekin Daily Times he’s close to getting the support he needs for the four-year pilot program. The Skokie democrat’s...

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    Lottery could expand online sales

    by  • March 25, 2013

    The Illinois Senate could soon decide to increase the number of ways you can play the lottery online A committee has passed a bill that would allow players to wager on any of the “draw-based” games – that is, in which the winning numbers are randomly selected, as in Pick-3 and Pick-4. right now,...

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    BREAKING: Quinn to announce historic construction campaign

    by  • March 25, 2013

    Governor Pat Quinn will announce on Monday “one of the largest spring construction campaigns in Illinois history,” according to the governor’s press office. Quinn’s office says the new round of projects will “put thousands of people to work.” The governor will make his road construction announcement at 9:30 a.m., at Olive Harvey College in...

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