Bob Morgan Illinois General Assembly Cancels Session Days — Groups Banned From Statehouse By Brian Mackey • Mar 11, 2020 Brian Mackey / NPR Illinois Citing concerns about coronavirus disease, the Illinois General Assembly is cancelling session for next week. Authorities are also restricting other large gatherings in the Capitol building. Illinois Lawmakers Want To Limit Corporate Tax Breaks By Mike Smith • Jan 28, 2020 Brian Mackey / NPR Illinois A pair of Illinois lawmakers are taking on the practice of offering tax breaks to lure companies from other states. Illinois' Medical Marijuana Program Is Now Permanent, Expanded By Sam Dunklau • Aug 12, 2019 Sam Dunklau / NPR Illinois 91.9 FM Illinois’ medical marijuana program is getting a second wind. Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a pair of bills on Monday expanding who can get a medical card, and when they can use it. Listen Listening... / 0:55 Sam Dunklau reports. Illinois Lawmakers Look To Make Medical Cannabis Program Permanent By Jaclyn Driscoll • Mar 20, 2019 WBEZ In the midst of the recreational cannabis debate, Illinois lawmakers are also looking to make the medical cannabis pilot program permanent, but it will include a few changes.