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Changes likely coming to cannabis legalization bill Changes likely coming to cannabis legalization bill

Changes likely coming to cannabis legalization bill

Some provisions that advocates for recreational marijuana legalization have said are the most important facets of their bill faced the stiffest questions at a legislative hearing Wednesday. Deputy Gov. Christian Mitchell said Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s office is willing to negotiate the expungement matter as lawmakers questioned the process laid out in the current bill.  

Republicans, Democrats stand together on increased gas tax Republicans, Democrats stand together on increased gas tax

Republicans, Democrats stand together on increased gas tax

Wednesday at the Capitol, representatives of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce joined one Democrat and two Republican lawmakers who said they are ready to take the lead on an infrastructure bill, and all sources of revenue – including hikes to the motor fuel tax and vehicle registration fees – are on the table.

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