Illinois decriminalizes possession of small amounts of marijuana

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK Possession of ten grams or less of cannabis in Illinois is now a civil violation instead of a criminal one, regardless...

IDES report indicates isolated jobs growth and losses

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK The Illinois Department of Employment Security says there were job gains in eight metro areas but job losses in six others....

Judge’s ruling adds IBS to medical marijuana program

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) sufferers in Illinois soon may qualify for a medical cannabis card. A Cook County judge ruled that...

High costs contributing to Illinois universities’ uncompetitiveness

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK Illinois’ public universities may be at the end of their ability to simply raise tuition to cover costs. Illinois State University...

State launches search for new Illinois Lottery manager

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK Illinois is ready to find a new private manager and supplier for the Illinois Lottery. Gov. Bruce Rauner said the previous...

Rebranding effort designed to help state intersect with new business

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK Illinois’ business-recruitment company has changed its name and is talking up some recent successes, but is hoping Springfield can make “selling”...

Dems insult Rauner at DNC

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK While Illinois’ governor tours the Land of Lincoln to focus on term limits and redistricting reform, Illinois Democrats and their supporters...

Opinion: Mapping a way to term limits

Nobody has less trust in their state government than Illinoisans. For years, Gallup polling has placed the Land of Lincoln dead last in the...

Transform Illinois seeks nominations for Transformer of the Year

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK Calling all government innovators: The government efficiency advocacy group Transform Illinois is taking nominations for Transformer of the Year. Metropolitan Planning...

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