Mayor Lightfoot Says Federal Government Needs To Fight Illegal Gun Flow Amid 'Horrible Plague' Of ViolenceMayor Lori Lightfoot on Tuesday called for a united political front against what she called a “horrible plague” of violence.
States Move To Legalize CBD To End Confusion Over US RulesThe FDA has oversight of CBD because it is the active ingredient in an approved prescription drug to treat two rare seizure disorders.
Lisa Madigan Demands End To Policy Preventing Immigrant Families From ReunitingThe Illinois attorney general signed a letter to the federal government demanding reversal of the existing policy.
U.S. Budget Deficit This Year Already 21% Higher Than Last YearThe federal government racked up a $76.9 billion deficit in July, with increased government spending and tax cuts keeping the country on track to record its biggest annual deficit in six years.
Madigan Says Federal Government Should Investigate Data BreachesIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Wednesday called for the formation of a new federal agency to investigate data breaches in much the same way the National Transportation Safety Board investigates plane and train crashes.
Chicago Beats Feds To Regulation Of 'E-Cigs' They're called e-cigarettes. While the battery-operated device has its critics, some say it has helped them stop smoking. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Federal Government: Thousands Of Illinoisans Benefiting From Health Care ReformAs we wait for the Supreme Court's decision on the Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration says thousands of Illinois residents are benefiting from it.
NATO Protesters Give City Monday Deadline To Share Security PlansThe group planning to protest during the upcoming NATO Summit is giving the federal government until 5 p.m. Monday to release its plans for a security perimeter at McCormick Place, or face a lawsuit.
State Treasurer To Protect Illinois Investments In Case Of DefaultState Treasurer Dan Rutherford has outlined his plan to protect Illinois investment dollars in case of a federal default.
State Lawmakers: Thomson Prison Will Be Sold To Federal Gov'tSeveral state lawmakers have confirmed what the governor’s office and federal officials will not – the State of Illinois will sell the Thomson Correctional Center to the federal government.
Feds Want Money From Alledged Medicaid SchemeThe federal government wants to collect almost $700,000 it says was illegally gained by a Gary, Ind. business.
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