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Marijuana legalization bill advances without public details Marijuana legalization bill advances without public details

Marijuana legalization bill advances without public details

There are no details filed yet for a bill to legalize recreational adult-use marijuana in Illinois, but that did not stop the state Senate Executive Committee from voting on the measure Wednesday.

As it stands now, Senate Bill 7 is what is referred to as a “shell bill,” or a vehicle to be amended with substantial language in the future. The shell bill passed committee by a 12-4 vote, with all four Republicans present voting against.

U of I president: Investment in higher education ‘part of solution’ to state’s fiscal woes U of I president: Investment in higher education ‘part of solution’ to state’s fiscal woes

U of I president: Investment in higher education ‘part of solution’ to state’s fiscal woes

University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen called investment in higher education “part of the solution,” to Illinois’ well-documented fiscal issues Wednesday during the university system’s 10th annual lobby day at the Illinois State Capitol. Killeen, who is scheduled to address a Senate appropriations committee Thursday, spoke with reporters about the U of...
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