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CAPITOL RECAP: Pritzker doubtful energy reforms will pass in fall sessions

By Capitol News Illinois SPRINGFIELD — A package of bills aimed at transforming the state’s energy landscape appears unlikely to move during the upcoming fall veto session after Gov. J.B. Pritzker was less than optimistic on the subject this week at an unrelated Chicago news conference. “It’s certainly something that’s being considered as part of a…

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ISP Firearms Services Bureau Provides Firearms Dealer License Certification Act and FOID Services Updates

The Illinois State Police (ISP) Firearms Services Bureau (FSB) is announcing the opening of the public comment period for rules regarding the Firearms Dealer License Certification Act (FDLCA), as well as providing a public update to the agency’s Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) efforts to date. With the strong support of Governor JB Pritzker, the ISP…

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AG Raoul joins coalition urging FDA to act on cannabis products

Public health and safety may be at risk from unregulated products   By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois phancock@capitolnewsillinois.com   SPRINGFIELD – As more states move to legalize the use of marijuana and other cannabis-related substances, state officials across the country are urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to move toward regulating the manufacturing…

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