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During veto session, clock runs out on time change, college athlete pay, more During veto session, clock runs out on time change, college athlete pay, more

During veto session, clock runs out on time change, college athlete pay, more

The adjournment of the fall veto session Thursday night means a number of bills that failed to pass both chambers this week must wait for further action when the General Assembly returns on Jan. 28.  House Bill 3904, allowing college athletes to be paid for the use of their name and likeness, was one of the most publicized efforts that stalled this week.

‘No bars, no restaurants:’ Marijuana trailer bill clarifies allowable public use ‘No bars, no restaurants:’ Marijuana trailer bill clarifies allowable public use

‘No bars, no restaurants:’ Marijuana trailer bill clarifies allowable public use

A cleanup bill written to ensure a smooth rollout of the legalization of adult-use marijuana in January passed both chambers of the Illinois General Assembly on Thursday. Sen. Heather Steans, a Chicago Democrat who sponsored both the original legalization bill and the follow-up Senate Bill 1557, made clear that public consumption of cannabis will be allowed only at locations that have no food...
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