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Illinois remains one of only four states to impose severe restrictions on the purchase and use of consumer fireworks.
Illinois’ eavesdropping law is clear as mud on the matter of recording authority figures, which has led to a number of contentious legal battles and attempts at reform in recent years. Boron is not alone.
Illinois’ eavesdropping law is one of the nation’s most severe, but leaves ample room for ambiguity.
Nearly 600 bills are on their way to the governor, some of which would be encouraging changes to the status quo.
Lawmakers in Springfield are seeking to offer patients with debilitating conditions the option to replace opioids with medical marijuana.
A series of occupational licensing reform bills making their way out of the General Assembly would help more Illinoisans enter the workforce.
Springfield is struggling to juggle its priorities, with state lawmakers pressing up against time to pass a budget for the coming fiscal year.
House Bill 2367 would allow those convicted of marijuana possession before Illinois decriminalized marijuana to petition for expungement of their guilty plea or criminal conviction.
State lawmakers would be wise to re-examine the barriers to second chances and first careers throughout the state.
Illinois has started to embrace second chances for people who have been through the criminal justice system.