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Entertainment with The Illinois Times 06/07/2014
Entertainment with The Illinois Times 06/07/2014

Illinois Times Calendar Editor Anita Stienstra joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to discuss all the local and area entertainment happenings including the SOHO Music Fest and the Carillon Festival in Washington Park.

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Millionaires’ Tax Falls Short

Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, talks from the speakers podium in the House chambers Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Springfield Ill. The Illinois Legislature resumes work toward its end of May deadline.

3 Democrats join Republicans against

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Butler: Campaign Donation Doesn’t Impact Relationship with Governor

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State Representative Tim Butler got some political campaign cash from Governor Bruce Rauner.

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Senate Approves Medical Marijuana Program Extension, Heads to Governor

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Dispensaries could begin selling the product later this year. The legislation extends the program to four years after that date.

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Senate Passes Pot Decriminalization, Measure Heads to Governor

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The Illinois Senate has approved legislation that would treat possession of small amounts of marijuana like a speeding ticket rather than a crime

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Illinois Unemployment Rate Holds Steady at 6%

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Illinois' unemployment rate held steady over the last month.

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Discounted Gas to Bring Awareness to High IL Gas Taxes

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58 cents per gallon is paid in gasoline tax in Illinois