"Medical Marijuana in Spotlight in Illinois"

"Meanwhile at the state capitol, state Sen. Don Harmon (D-Oak Park) just passed a bill out of the Senate that would allow people with opioid prescriptions to go straight to the marijuana dispensary instead. The bill is headed to the House where state Rep. Kelly Cassidy (D-Chicago) is the sponsor. "

Source: Chicago Tonight

Jonathan Pearl
"Democratic lawmaker says she resigned Cook County sheriff post because she felt pressure from Madigan allies"

"In February, Cassidy called for an independent investigation of harassment claims lodged against Madigan’s government and political operations, questioning Democratic lawmakers’ abilities to conduct a fair probe. Cassidy said Madigan chief of staff Tim Mapes called the sheriff’s office to inquire about her employment status shortly after she spoke out."

Source: Chicago Tribune

Jonathan Pearl