The Daily Northwestern

Reed: Give marijuana legalization in Illinois another chance

Chase Reed, Columnist

April 30, 2017

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Propelled by a statewide budget crisis and a rapid shift in the perception of marijuana, Illinois lawmakers introduced two new bills in March that aim to legalize the often-maligned drug for recreational use by adults and to regulate its sale through taxation. Should a bill pass in eit...

ETHS, District 65 stand to lose millions from state budget proposal

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

May 29, 2015

Filed under City, Education, Local, Politics, State

Evanston schools could lose up to almost $9 million in state assets if a bill passes that reforms funding for Illinois schools. The losses — about $6.6 million for Evanston/Skokie School District 65 and $2.2 million for School...

Rauner announces he plans to sign first state law against Israel boycotts

Kevin Mathew, Copy Chief

May 19, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics, State

Gov. Bruce Rauner will sign into law the first-ever state action against Israel boycotts, he announced via Twitter on Monday. Rauner made the announcement after the Illinois House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill...

ASG updates constitution, urges for ‘yes means yes’ legislation on college campuses

Emily Chin, Assistant Campus Editor

February 5, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government

Associated Student Government Senate voted Wednesday to change its constitution by adding an article about the organization's non-discrimination policy. The addition, which will be the first article listed in the constitution,...

Senate passes legislation supporting ASG ground fliering ban

Alice Yin, Assistant Campus Editor

December 5, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government

Associated Student Government on Wednesday passed legislation prohibiting ASG committees from using ground fliers to promote their events and encouraging other student groups to do the same. More than 4,000 ground fliers have...