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Most Illinois Lawmakers Who Supported Gambling Expansion Bill Received Contributions From Casinos: Report

The Chicago Tribune reported Sunday that the overwhelming majority of Illinois legislators who voted for a narrowly-approved casino expansion bill, which would double the number of casinos throughout the state, have received political contributions totaling about $812,000 from the gaming industry since the beginning of 2010. Going back a full …

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Illinois Medical Marijuana Prospects Improve As House Republican Announces Support

House Minority Leader Tom Cross announced last week that he would support legalization, after speaking with a number of people who use medical marijuana — including a disabled veteran, FOX Chicago reports. State Representative Lou Lang, the sponsor of HB 30, was excited by the news. “The best prospects for …

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