Minimum wage, Rules, gun rights and amendments

Fasten your belts, this 101st Illinois General Assembly is going to be a ride!

First, today’s midday Wrap:

You can read more about the House Rules committee here.

State lawmakers are off for the weekend and Monday, but Tuesday it’s back at it with afternoon committees. Before lawmakers went home for the weekend, I had to ask some about constitutional amendments. Watch:

And, I’ve been seeing a lot of buzz about proposed gun laws. Read more about that here. There’s gonna be a lot of fireworks around some of the proposed measures, if they ever get a hearing.

Oh, and for good measure, today Illinois began a new pilot program for Illinois medical cannabis industry. The Opioid Alternative Pilot Program is explained here.

Friday the Illinois News Network “Illinois In Focus” podcast goes up. Subscribe to that here.

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