Illinois lawmakers are considering some hot-button measures this week. The state House of Representatives has voted down a medical-marijuana bill and approved an expansion of rights for same-sex couples.
Illinois lawmakers are considering a bill that would license nationally certified midwives to attend home births in the state without supervision by a physician or an advanced nurse.The measure’s chief sponsor, state Rep.
A group of civic and religious leaders in Chicago is calling on mayoral hopefuls to fight a state bill that would allow casinos into downtown Chicago. Rev. Philip Blackwell is part of the decades-old Task Force to Oppose Casino Gambling in Chicago.Rev.