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Lawmakers try to address Rauner’s marijuana decriminalization concerns

By Monique Garcia, Chicago Tribune

April 20, 2016

Filed under Uncategorized

The Illinois Senate took another stab at decriminalizing marijuana statewide, approving a measure Tuesday aimed at satisfying Gov. Bruce Rauner's concerns that led him to veto a similar bill last year.The idea is that people c...

Lt. Governor touts commitment to education

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

September 17, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti visited the university Thursday to endorse her office's policies and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Sanguinetti, the first latina Lt. Gov. in the country, is the highest officer in the state besides Gov. Bruce...

Illinois college students caught in the middle of budget standoff

By Koran Addo, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

September 7, 2015

Filed under News

College students in the Metro East area and throughout Illinois should hope the state's elected leaders come together soon to craft a budget.That's because right now, a number of Illinois colleges and universities have agreed to pay the equival...

Morris to host budget cut rally

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

May 5, 2015

Filed under Campus, City, News

A rally against Gov. Bruce Rauner’s budget cuts is scheduled from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday in front of Morris Library.It has been organized by the four unions on campus, with cooperation from student government and others thro...

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