Illinois

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
worker at marijuana shop
The legislation would expunge roughly 800,000 cannabis-related convictions and create a $20 million loan program for people with expunged records to get involved in the licensed industry
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A view of the Chicago River.
The city council's vote makes Chicago the biggest city to pass such an ordinance
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Andre Vasquez, who just won the seat for alderman in Chicago's 40th Ward
"Political observers and organizers should take these victories as a lesson"