The Daily Illini

State Sen. Mike Frerichs running for Illinois treasurer

By Eleanor Black

February 4, 2014

State Sen. Michael Frerichs, D-52, officially announced his candidacy for state treasurer last week in a series of events held throughout the state, saying he sees room for improvement regarding investments in Illinois companies, infrastructure, and education. Frerichs will not face a challenge in the ...

Gallup poll shows majority of Americans support legalizing recreational marijuana

By Brittney Nadler

November 7, 2013

A majority of Americans support legalizing recreational marijuana for the first time since 1969 with support split between Democrats and Republicans, according to a recent Gallup poll. According to the poll, 65 percent of Democrats and 35 percent of Republicans favor legalization. Both parties have se...