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Illinois House, Senate play political games on constitutional amendments

By Monique Garcia and Celeste Bott, Chicago Tribune

April 23, 2016

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Despite a flurry of action on ideas to change the Illinois Constitution that includes eliminating the lieutenant governor's office, overhauling how legislative districts are drawn and setting up a graduated income tax, it's getting i...

Lawmakers try to address Rauner’s marijuana decriminalization concerns

By Monique Garcia, Chicago Tribune

April 20, 2016

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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...

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