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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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.
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.
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.
WBEZ reporter Rob Wildeboer has been trying to interview Gov. Pat Quinn for months on conditions in Illinois prisons -- unsuccessfully.
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.
Another failed pension deal, increased gambling, and gay marriage. Gov. Pat Quinn goes one-on-one with Carol Marin.
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.
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.