Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed gambling-expansion legislation in June 2019 that allowed for six new casino licenses in Illinois. More than 18 months later, Danville officials are still awaiting a decision on their bid.
The state of Illinois is alleging that a federal agency awarded an arms manufacturer license to a company after it repeatedly broke firearms laws, and the company's cheap firearms contributed to rising violent crime in Chicago.
Illinois lawmakers plan to create 75 new cannabis store licenses to give poor and minority applicants another chance at entering the billion-dollar industry after being excluded by the current system.
With face masks required plus social distancing and other safety measures in place, drivers services facilities in Illinois will reopen for in-person business this week, Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White said.
Illinois marijuana sales crossed the $1 billion mark in 2020 after hitting a new monthly high for recreational sales in December.
The long-running case between Curative Health Cultivation LLC and Medponics Illinois LLC is expected to be heard by the Illinois Supreme Court early in 2021, the Chicago Tribune reported.
Driver Services facilities in Illinois are reopening Tuesday, Jan. 5 with COVID-19 safety measures remaining in place.
A five-year court case soon to be brought before the Illinois Supreme Court will determine if a coveted cannabis growing license should continue to be held by the company already using it in Aurora, or potentially go to a rival that wants to set up shop in Zion.
An effort by the Illinois Craft Cannabis Association to force Gov. J.B. Pritzker to award grower licenses to its more than three dozen member has been rebuffed by a Cook County judge.
In October, we answered a question from a reader about buying a house that was updated without the necessary permits. (In some areas of the country, it’s difficult and time consuming to pull a permit, and so homeowners may not do so even though it is required by local ordinance.) We recommended buyers use a qualified professional home inspector to help determine whether the home is safe to buy.
Four GOP state House lawmakers on Wednesday voiced complaints from their central and southern Illinois constituents who say they have waited months after applying for new or renewed gun ownership licenses without an update from the Illinois State Police amid an unprecedented volume of applications this year.
SPRINGFIELD — Four GOP state House lawmakers on Wednesday voiced complaints from their central and southern Illinois constituents who say they have waited months after applying for new or renewed gun ownership licenses without an update from the Illinois State Police amid an unprecedented volume of applications this year.
Pat McDaniel, Decatur's liquor commissioner, said the restaurant and bar owners were given the option of ceasing indoor dining and paying a $50 fine or risk getting their liquor license suspended for 30 days.
The city of Chicago will delay business license and sidewalk cafe expirations and allow expanded outdoor service to continue into next year as part of a plan Mayor Lori Lightfoot introduced Tuesday to give businesses a boost during COVID-19.
It’s pretty easy when you have vaccines that are 95% effective. Can’t get much better than that. I think what people need to appreciate — and that’s why I have said it like maybe 100 times in the last week or two — is the process by which a decision is made. The company looks at the data. I look at the data. Then the company puts the data to the FDA. The FDA will make the decision to do an emergency use authorization or a license application approval. And they have career scientists who are really independent. They’re not beholden to anybody. Then there’s another independent group, the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee. The FDA commissioner has vowed publicly that he will go according to the opinion of the career scientists and the advisory board.
The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 10,631 newly confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in the state Sunday, including 72 addi…
A Sangamon County court on Thursday denied a restraining order requested by cannabis dispensary license finalists in an attempt to stop the state from rescoring the applications of losing applicants.
The Illinois Gaming Board is expected to announce a preliminary decision on Rockford's pending casino license application some time in the next six months.
The Illinois Gaming Board revealed Thursday it is nowhere close to selecting between Calumet City, Lynwood, Homewood and Matteson for the new south suburban Cook County casino license.
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Now the craft cannabis growers want their licenses too.
Applicants who won a chance to receive a license to sell recreational marijuana in Illinois said Wednesday the state is trying to rush an ille…
Sarah A. Delashmit has lied repeatedly about having breast cancer, being pregnant and having muscular dystrophy, public records show.