Gov. Pritzker Signs Rep. Welch’s Corporate Diversity Bill

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 || By Peter Hancock/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs HB 3394 as the bill’s sponsor, state Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch (standing to the immediate right of Pritzker) looks on during a signing ceremony on Tuesday in Chicago.| @RepChrisWelch/Twitter

Public corporations with headquarters in Illinois will soon have to file public disclosures about the racial, ethnic and gender diversity of their boards of directors.

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Pritzker Signs Bills Expanding State’s Medical Marijuana Law

Monday, August 12, 2019 || By Peter Hancock/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews 

SPRINGFIELD – Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker celebrated a pair of new laws Monday that expand the state’s medical marijuana program, including one that gives students more options for taking the drug at school.

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