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New laws going into effect Jan. 1

Notable Legislation 72-hour Waiting Period (SB 3256/PA 100- 0606): Creates a 72-hour waiting period on all firearms, not just handguns. The bill also eliminates the

Illinois honors former President

The Governor has ordered United States and Illinois flags to fly at half-staff until Dec. 30, to honor former President, George H.W. Bush, who died

Happy 200th Birthday, Illinois!

On Dec. 3, 1818, Illinois became the 21st state in the union.  The Illinois Bicentennial has been celebrated with a yearlong celebration of what has

Fall Veto Session Recap

Illinois now has several new laws following the conclusion of the Fall Veto Session, where the General Assembly overrode measures vetoed by Gov. Bruce Rauner.

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