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Marijuana bill called in House Marijuana bill called in House

Marijuana bill called in House

A bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois was called on the House floor this morning, triggering a call for a private caucus from Republican lawmakers. A caucus is a standard step in the legislative process, where lawmakers discuss how they will approach floor debate on major votes.
Pritzker deploys National Guard for flooding assistance Pritzker deploys National Guard for flooding assistance

Pritzker deploys National Guard for flooding assistance

With 34 counties under disaster declarations and more than 2 million sandbags already in use, the governor has deployed 200 Illinois National Guard service members along the Illinois and Mississippi rivers to assist with flood and levy monitoring. “If there’s a river in Illinois, it’s flooded,” Gov. J.B. Pritzker said during a Thursday news conference in Springfield.
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The 2022 general election campaign season got into full swing with political events at the Illinois State Fair and the first gubernatorial candidate forum. Peter Hancock and Jerry Nowicki discuss the major themes and issues to watch.

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