Schaumburg parents are suing Schaumburg Township Elementary District 54 and the state in federal court for not allowing their daughter, who has been diagnosed with leukemia, to take medical marijuana at school. A district spokeswoman said they cannot legally grant the request because the state’s medical marijuana law prohibits the possession or use of cannabis on school grounds. Full story.
Democratic candidate for Governor Chris Kennedy called rival J.B. Pritzker a “poster child” for hypocrisy exhibited by party leaders who game the property assessment system to stay in power. “Pritzker won’t speak out against what’s happening,” Kennedy told the Daily Herald editorial board Thursday. “It’s tangible evidence of his desire to protect the status quo.” He also took swipes at Gov. Bruce Rauner.