Category Archives: Crime
Illinois police authorities will be in “a tough spot” when the recreational use of marijuana becomes legal on Jan. 1.
Illinois law-enforcement officials are “incredibly unprepared” for the potential upswing in impaired driving that could result from legalization of recreational use of marijuana. That view of the impact of House Bill 1438 came from a Chicago-area police officer spearheading a pilot program … Continue reading →
This is idiotic. A requirement for graduation? What if you are brilliant or an athlete and have been given a free ride? Okay, this is all my opinion. However, I suspect this is another case of the State of Illinois … Continue reading →
There has been an increase by up to 6 percent in the number of highway crashes in four of the states where the recreational use of marijuana has been legalized. — Read on http://www.nbcnews.com/business/consumer/legalized-marijuana-linked-sharp-rise-car-crashes-n921511
SURPRISE……..STAND BY…….Governor Pritzker has just announced that he isn’t finished and told the General Assembly to stay and work through the weekend…….WOW!!!….And Illinois House approves marijuana legalization bill backed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker
Illinois is one signature away from joining the 10 other states that have legalized recreational use of marijuana. With a bipartisan vote of 66-47, the House approved a bill Friday that would allow residents age 21 and older to legally possess 30 … Continue reading →
The Illinois House, on partisan lines, voted to approve a constitutional amendment to ask voters in 2020 if the flat tax structure should be removed from the constitution. Landing Gov. J.B. Pritzker a huge win, the Illinois House — on … Continue reading →
WELCOME TO CHICAGO……… Suburban school bus hit by stray bullets after dropping kids off at Museum of Science and Industry, authorities say A suburban school bus was pelted by stray gunfire Tuesday morning at a South Side intersection after it … Continue reading →
With details of a recreational marijuana bill ironed out in Springfield, Governor JB Pritzker not only expects to see it on his desk by the end of the month, but has gleefully predicted that Illinoisans could be lighting up by … Continue reading →
Nineteen weeks into 2019, there have already been 15 school shootings in the US in which someone was hurt or killed. Is this a reflection of the educational systems’ failure to identify mental health issues ?
An Illinois congressman said the latest census estimates pretty much solidified Illinois will be losing two congressional seats when the 2020 census is completed. “I’m not surprised that Illinois is now looking to move from possibly losing two seats to … Continue reading →
GOP lawmakers in McHenry County believe graduated tax plan won’t solve state problems | Northwest Herald
I could have told you this: We need massive spending cuts. We also need to cut borrowing, cut regulation, pursue government consolidation including local government and school districts, and reform the public sector pension laws Local GOP lawmakers critical of … Continue reading →