Rep. Kelly Cassidy

Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a law requiring public schools to allow parents to administer medical marijuana at school to eligible children.

An Illinois House panel has endorsed a proposal expanding the use of medical marijuana to fight the state's opioid crisis.

The Illinois lawmaker who says House Speaker Michael Madigan retaliated against her for statements about rooting out sexual harassment in the Capitol wants the process for investigating ethics complaints in the Legislature overhauled.

CHICAGO (AP) - A growing number of Illinois Democrats are calling for an independent investigation of misconduct within longtime House Speaker Michael Madigan's political and state operations.
 
Madigan, who's also chairman of the Democratic Party of Illinois, has dismissed two campaign workers in recent days following complaints of sexual harassment and other inappropriate behavior.
 
Several Democratic lawmakers and candidates say they have questions about how Madigan handled the complaints.
 

A Chicago lawmaker plans to try again next spring to drop criminal penalties for possession of small amounts of marijuana.