Taking a stance that contradicts that of his own party, state Sen. Jason Barickman (R-Bloomington) last month came out in favor of legalizing recreational marijuana, according to a Dec. 6 report in Cannabis Business Times.
Taking a stance that contradicts much of his party, State Sen. Jason Barickman (R-Bloomington) last month came out in favor of legalizing recreational marijuana, according to a Dec. 6 report in Cannabis Business Times.
Ford County Republican Party Central Committee member Mike Wilson is breaking slightly with the committee on its disappointment in Sen. Jason Barickman (R-Bloomington) for supporting the legalization of recreational marijuana.
Although Gov. Bruce Rauner has attempted to scuttle talk of legalizing marijuana for recreational use, state Sen. Jason Barickman (R-Bloomington) has broken party ranks with a recent memo supporting the idea, according to Capitol Fax.
“Running for public office is not to be taken lightly, especially in Illinois,” Dan Caulkins told the Macon Reporter after formally filing his petitions to run for state representative in the 101st District.
Chris Miller says rising speculation about House Minority Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) working closely with Democrats as he wages his 2018 re-election campaign makes him sure of just one thing – it's time for a change.
Contrary to the position of Gov. Bruce Rauner and many fellow Republicans, state Sen. Jason Barickman (R-Bloomington) recently issued a statement supporting the legalization of marijuana, drawing criticism from members of his own party.
Dan Caulkins, running to replace retiring Rep. Bill Mitchell (R-Forsyth) in the 101st District, had been planning to push to repeal the 32 percent income tax hike instituted as part of the new state budget if he was elected.
Dan Caulkins fears what the future could bring after a recent IRS report revealed Illinois lost more than 86,000 residents and nearly $5 billion in adjusted gross income over a yearlong period beginning in 2015.