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 Elliot Richardson speaking
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The leader of the Small Business Advocacy Council said the near 800 day-long state budget impasse set small businesses up for a rocky relationship with Illinois government.

Jason Barickman and John Walsh
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Republican state Sen. Jason Barickman said he will co-sponsor a 2019 measure to legalize cannabis.

Ruth Greenwood
Campaign Legal Center

Every 10 years, the majority party in each state redraws district lines. Parties often pack or crack districts to allow them a majority of votes, a process known as gerrymandering.