Illinois Department of Agriculture
There are now four lawsuits naming the Illinois Department of Agriculture as a defendant and 33 months left in the state’s pilot program, which has been troubled by questions about background checks and how the government selected businesses.
A Cook County judge is expected to hear arguments Tuesday on what documents should be part of the case. A Chicago company called PM Rx is suing the Department of Agriculture, claiming the agency broke its own rules when awarding marijuana cultivation permits.
The state of Illinois is kicking off a campaign today to get you to try to buy more products that are made in Illinois.
Some Illinois state Department of Agriculture employees are not only being laid off, but they say Gov. Pat Quinn broke his promise to them.
Five years after the Emerald Ash Borer beetle was discovered killing ash trees in Illinois, the battle is becoming more ferocious.