Longtime Illinois State Rep. Lou Lang Resigns, Joins Lobbying GroupMonths after a state watchdog cleared him of sexual harassment allegations that prompted him to give up a leadership position in the Illinois House, state Rep. Lou Lang has resigned from the legislature to take a job with a lobbying and consulting firm.
Illinois Lawmakers Take Up Medical-Marijuana DebateWill Illinois be the next state to allow medical marijuana prescriptions? CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
Victims' Bill Of Rights May Be Added To State ConstitutionA Victims’ Bill of Rights could be added to the Illinois State Constitution, if a proposed amendment makes it onto the November ballot.
House Approves Major Gambling Expansion PlanThe Illinois House has passed proposed legislation that would pave the way for a major expansion of casino gambling throughout the state.
Casino Expansion Bill Hits Roadblock In HouseA Illinois House committee has failed to pass a major expansion of legalized gambling.
House Committee Endorses Medical Marijuana ProposalAn Illinois House panel today voted to approve the use of medical marijuana for individuals who suffer from chronic pain and debilitating medical conditions. The measure now goes to the full House for a vote.
State House Set To Discuss Gambling ExpansionWhile gambling revenues are on the way down, the number of locations where you can place a bet may be on the way up.
Proposal To Legalize Medical Marijuana Stalls In Ill. HouseAfter lengthy debate in Springfield, an effort to legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes in Illinois has stalled in the General Assembly.