With the stroke of a pen, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner completed the state legislature’s effort to repeal a 26-year-old ban on happy hours. After moving through the State House and Senate fairly quickly this spring, the measure has been in the hands of the governor since the end of May. Governor Rauner’s approval of the
After many months of bureaucratic issues, the medical marijuana pilot program in Illinois may be poised to get off the ground. Officials at a facility in the southeastern part of the state announced this week that their company has received authorization to begin producing the genetic strains that will form the basis of marijuana products for approved legal use.
Everyone makes mistakes. Some may be less serious than others, but nobody is perfect. Sometimes a momentary lapse in judgment can lead to criminal charges and, if and when that happens, you may be tempted to try to handle the situation on your own. However, no matter how insignificant the charges may seem, you need the help
Around this time last year, the Illinois legislature was considering a measure aimed at helping job-seekers with an imperfect past overcome their mistakes. The bill was passed, and was eventually signed by then-Governor Pat Quinn, as Illinois joined the growing number of states and cities which have taken steps to aid those looking to create