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Lawmakers adjourn with no Chicago casino fix Lawmakers adjourn with no Chicago casino fix

Lawmakers adjourn with no Chicago casino fix

Illinois lawmakers adjourned the fall veto session Thursday without voting on a bill to clear the way for development of a Chicago casino, despite last-minute efforts to get one through the House. Instead, they passed a measure that makes only technical changes to the massive gambling expansion bill they passed this spring.

‘No bars, no restaurants:’ Marijuana trailer bill clarifies allowable public use ‘No bars, no restaurants:’ Marijuana trailer bill clarifies allowable public use

‘No bars, no restaurants:’ Marijuana trailer bill clarifies allowable public use

A cleanup bill written to ensure a smooth rollout of the legalization of adult-use marijuana in January passed both chambers of the Illinois General Assembly on Thursday. Sen. Heather Steans, a Chicago Democrat who sponsored both the original legalization bill and the follow-up Senate Bill 1557, made clear that public consumption of cannabis will be allowed only at locations that have no food...
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