Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Gov. J.B. Pritzker, wearing a gray jacket, speaks at a meeting in front of a blue screen.

Illinois becomes ninth state to ban assault weapons

January 10, 2023

Content warning: this article mentions gun violence and death. Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill Tuesday banning the sale and distribution of assault weapons in Illinois, effective immediately. Illinois...

In front of a light blue background, dark blue hands cradle a silhouette of the Chicago skyline, which lies behind a black-and-white bus and a group of orange individuals holding hands.

Chicago organizations and government work to aid asylum seekers

September 27, 2022

As nearly 1,200 asylum-seeking migrants have arrived on buses in Chicago over the past month, Chicago-area governments and community organizations have worked to provide these individuals with essential...

Protesters with buildings in the background.

Northwestern students rally in downtown Chicago for abortion access

May 8, 2022

Northwestern students and staff joined hundreds of people rallying in downtown Chicago Saturday for the right to an abortion without excessive federal restriction. The rally was part of a network of protests...

A sign in support of the Fair Tax Amendment outside of an Evanston polling place. Since Illinois voters rejected the Fair Tax Amendment in November, advocates across the state are assessing the path forward.

Advocates against income inequality reassess after the Fair Tax Act’s failure

January 20, 2021

Since the Fair Tax Amendment was rejected last November, advocates are focusing their efforts toward building greater trust around the initiative and ensuring people across the state understand its purpose. The...

Gov. J.B. Pritzker speaks at an event. Pritzker’s administration proposed a vape tax to help cover Illinois’ budget deficit

Gov. Pritzker considering vape tax to reduce deficit

February 11, 2019

In their first budget proposal, Gov. J.B. Pritzker and his administration are considering a tax on e-cigarettes to generate revenue for Illinois. Deputy Gov. Dan Hynes told Politico that the budget...

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