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States Attorneys Across Illinois Continue to Prosecute Cannabis Cases


A Montgomery cancer patient who ordered 42 pounds of THC-infused chocolate to his home in 2014 began serving his 4-year prison term Friday, expressing his gratitude to the judge for accepting a guilty plea on a lesser charge. I happened … Continue reading

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Inflated Costs Boost Costs to End Users as Trucking Companies are Hit Hard by Increased Taxes in Illinois


Drivers aren’t the only ones frustrated with the increase in the Illinois gas tax, trucking companies also fear this tax increase could cost them thousands.  Illinois lawmakers voted to increase the fuel tax, to pay for the $45 billion capital plan.That … Continue reading

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Western Illinois University President Is Forced To Resign and Gets 2 Years of Paid Salary and a Professorship—-Don’t You Just Love Illinois Government !!!


Western Illinois University President Jack Thomas said his final day on the job will be June 30, 2019, ending a presidency marred by employee layoffs, declining student enrollment, and increasing tensions between the administration and faculty. Dr. Thomas made the … Continue reading

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Illinois’ New Budget Has A Shortfall of $4 Billion Dollars


Gov. J.B. Pritzker says Illinois’ budget is balanced ”for the first time in decades.” That’s the claim he made upon signing Illinois’ $40 billion budget for 2020. Pritzker’s claim is simply not true. According to the state’s own actuarial calculations, … Continue reading

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Illinois Capital Projects Plan All About Pork Barrel Projects Such as Dog Parks and Pickleball Courts, Not About Collapsing Bridges and Road Potholes


Pickleball courts, dog parks and grants for an arts program led by House Speaker Michael Madigan’s wife are on a lengthy list of lawmakers’ pet projects paid for by a massive gambling expansion and tax hikes on smoking and parking. … Continue reading

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Legalized marijuana linked to a sharp rise in car crashes


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

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Weed Backers: Senate passes legal pot bill, sends it to House


With the clock ticking to adjournment, the Illinois Senate quickly passed a comprehensive measure to legalize recreational marijuana. The Illinois Senate voted 38-17 to approve the legislation after about 40 minutes of debate. It must still pass the Illinois House.  … Continue reading

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Has Our Educational System Failed Those Students With Mental Health Issues ?


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 ?

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Westlake Hospital Closure Unopposed By State Board


The owners of Westlake Hospital received approval from a state review board that allows them to move forward with plans to close the Melrose Park facility. The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board voted 7-to-0 in favor of the … Continue reading

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Pritzker Plumbing Under Federal Investigation, Leaves New Tax Plans in Doubt


Since we live in the United States, all of us are supposed to be innocent until proven guilty. If Illinois has another governor go to prison, that will really increase our branding problem. Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker, his wife and … Continue reading

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