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Illinois is now the 20th state to allow medical marijuana. Gov. Pat Quinn signed House Bill 1 on Thursday, which legalizes the use of marijuana for medical purposes. Paris Schutz has the details.

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Gov. Pat Quinn makes big changes to the concealed carry bill. Read more about the changes.

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The one-day Springfield special session comes and goes with the fate of pension reform now in the hands of a committee. Find out who is on that committee.

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bill Daley offers a three-point plan for pension reform, calling Gov. Pat Quinn out for "failed leadership." Daley is calling on Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to issue an opinion on the constitutionality of pension reform bills. Watch the full news conference.

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Hoping to make some progress on pension reform before next week's special session, Governor Quinn calls a meeting with the General Assembly's legislative leaders. Paris Schutz has the latest from their meeting. 

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry makes his case to Illinois business that may want to relocate to his state. Are Illinois officials shaking in their boots? Paris Schutz has the latest.

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WBEZ reporter Rob Wildeboer has been trying to interview Gov. Pat Quinn for months on conditions in Illinois prisons -- unsuccessfully.

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We hear what you had to say about recent stories when we read some of our viewer mail. 

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Gov. Quinn lays out some major proposals in his state of state address, such as raising the minimum wage and banning assault weapons. But it's what he did and didn't say about pension reform that's getting attention today. The governor joins us.

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Gov. Quinn used his state of the state address to call for pension reform. But did he do enough to outline the path forward? Carol Marin and her panel discuss.

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Another failed pension deal, increased gambling, and gay marriage. Gov. Pat Quinn goes one-on-one with Carol Marin.

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After 25 years as a reporter, Abdon Pallasch has teamed up with Gov. Pat Quinn's budget office. He's here with a glimpse of what's next for him, and a look back at his distinguished career.

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For the time being, pension reform is off the radar in Springfield. We ask two members of Gov. Quinn's pension working group what they'll do next.

Illinois Prisons

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Should the media be allowed inside Illinois prisons to authenticate claims of inhumane conditions? We have some of your thoughts in Viewer Mail.

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Gov. Pat Quinn calls for a special session to act on pension reform. He joins us. Then, Sen. Michael Noland from the governor's pension working group tells us more about the reforms.

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The scandal-plagued legislative scholarship program is dead. Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Wednesday morning ending the 100-year-old program. Elizabeth Brackett reports.