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State announces plan for $760 million in opioid settlement money

Capitol News Illinois | July 29, 2022 Attorney general was part of lawsuits against manufacturer, distributors SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker and Attorney General Kwame Raoul announced plans Friday for how the state will distribute its share of funds from a national settlement with opioid companies. Illinois expects to receive approximately $760 million over 18 […]

Jeweler who scammed service members settles suit by 18 states

AP News | July 21, 2022 NEW YORK (AP) — A national jewelry retailer that allegedly tricked active-duty servicemembers into buying overpriced, poor quality jewelry at high interest rates has agreed to reimburse thousands of customers and cease operating under terms of a settlement filed Wednesday in a lawsuit by 18 states and the Federal […]

Former coroner Bill Hintz pleads guilty, to serve 6 months in jail

My State Line | July 20, 2022 ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Former Winnebago County Coroner Bill Hintz plead guilty to two charges against him in court Wednesday, following accusations of stealing from dead people and using the County’s credit card. Hintz plead guilty to two counts: Theft of Government Property and Official Misconduct. He will […]

Illinois urges caution using digital tech for reproductive care

KHQA | July 16, 2022 SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KHQA) — The state has released guidance on how women can exercise caution while using reproductive care apps and online platforms. Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul says these apps and websites might track users’ search and location information, which could be shared with third parties. “In anticipation of […]

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