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Lawmakers on Spring Break and Medical Marijuana Progresses
State lawmakers have left Springfield for a spring break. When they return, they'll be met with big challenges. Lawmakers made progress last week in addressing the state's nearly $100 billion pension crisis. Their break comes before a final eight-week push to resolve that and some of the state's other big issues. The budget, same sex marriage, oil drilling, and gaming expansion all need to be addressed. Plus, a federal court has put a summer deadline in place for concealed-carry legislation. Lawmakers are back the second week in April.