Illinois senate

A group of addiction and drug specialists Thursday called on the Illinois Senate to reject the medical use of marijuana. IPR’S Brian Mackey has more.

Opponents of "medical marijuana" don't even like that phrase.

Flash mob measure passes IL Senate

Apr 24, 2013

Anyone convicted of using social media to plan or incite a mob attack could face tougher punishment under legislation approved by the Illinois Senate.

Senate approves raising the speed limit

Apr 24, 2013

Lawmakers are giving serious consideration to raising the speed limit on most Illinois highways. IPR’S Amanda Vinicky has more.

The fastest a car is supposed to go in Illinois is 65 miles an hour. Drivers could legally accelerate to 70 under a measure approved by the state Senate.

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