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Pritzker signs ‘maintenance’ budget reliant on borrowing from feds to get through coronavirus crisis

Pritzker signs ‘maintenance’ budget reliant on borrowing from feds to get through coronavirus crisis

When Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed his first budget in June 2019, he called it a "new era of fiscal stability." His plan even generated a $150 million surplus to h [...]

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Republicans rip Pritzker as social distancing hypocrite as protests; he hits back on Trump conspiracy tweet

Republicans rip Pritzker as social distancing hypocrite as protests; he hits back on Trump conspiracy tweet

Republicans rip Gov. J.B. Pritzker as social distancing hypocrite as protests; he hits back on President Trump conspiracy tweet

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Gov. Pritzker marches with hundreds in Matteson, demanding racial equality

Gov. Pritzker marches with hundreds in Matteson, demanding racial equality

Hundreds of people along with Gov. J.B. Pritzker marched through the streets of Matteson Monday calling for an end to racial inequality.

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Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has suggested he’s looking forward to bringing back [...]

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has suggested he’s looking forward to bringing back indoor dining to restaurants, but when exactly that will happen still hasn’t be [...]

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Pritzker Defends Stay-at-Home Order as State Sees Majority of Virus Deaths in Nursing Homes

Pritzker Defends Stay-at-Home Order as State Sees Majority of Virus Deaths in Nursing Homes

As Illinois has seen a majority of its coronavirus deaths in longterm care facilities — approximately 53% — Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday defended implementing [...]

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Pritzker Asks Insurance Companies to Expedite Claims for Vandalized Businesses

Pritzker Asks Insurance Companies to Expedite Claims for Vandalized Businesses

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday requested that insurance companies expedite claims for Illinois businesses owners whose establishments have been damaged [...]

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Journalist Who Caught Illinois Gov's Wife Breaking Lockdown Order Sues After Ban

Journalist Who Caught Illinois Gov's Wife Breaking Lockdown Order Sues After Ban

A journalist is suing Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker after being barred from the coronavirus press briefings for reporting his wife violated the state's stay-at-h [...]

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More Than 1 Million Coronavirus Tests Performed in Illinois

More Than 1 Million Coronavirus Tests Performed in Illinois

Illinois reached a milestone on Friday as Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced more than one million coronavirus tests had been performed in the state. During a visit [...]

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Cook County campsites, dog parks among amenities reopening

Cook County campsites, dog parks among amenities reopening

The Forest Preserves of Cook County on Thursday announced the reopening of more amenities, such as camp sites and off-leash dog areas, in conjunction with the [...]

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 Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has added five more counties to a disaster proclama [...]

 Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has added five more counties to a disaster proclamation issued to aid local governments who are dealing with looting and civil unr [...]

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Another 113 die of COVID-19 in Illinois — as officials wait to see effects of reopening, mass protests

Another 113 die of COVID-19 in Illinois — as officials wait to see effects of reopening, mass protests

The deaths are a stark reminder that the pandemic is still ravaging the state and country. In total, Illinois has lost 5,525 people to COVID-19. And officials [...]

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LIVE: Gov. JB Pritzker to Hold Update in Chicago With Community Leaders

LIVE: Gov. JB Pritzker to Hold Update in Chicago With Community Leaders

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is set to hold a press conference Tuesday afternoon in Chicago alongside Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and other com [...]

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More National Guard, state troopers deployed; disaster proclamations in suburbs

More National Guard, state troopers deployed; disaster proclamations in suburbs

To combat "an extraordinary and difficult" moment, Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday activated 250 additional Illinois National Guard soldiers and 300 Illinois Stat [...]

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More National Guard, state troopers will help across Illinois

More National Guard, state troopers will help across Illinois

The state is providing 250 additional Illinois National Guard soldiers and 300 Illinois State Police troopers to keep the peace after a weekend of violence and [...]

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Governor J.B. Pritzker

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is set to hold a press conference Monday afternoon in Chicago, his office announced. Watch it live at 4:30 p.m.... In a conference [...]

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LIVE: Illinois Gov. Pritzker to Speak at 3 p.m. After Calling National Guard to Chicago

LIVE: Illinois Gov. Pritzker to Speak at 3 p.m. After Calling National Guard to Chicago

Editor’s note: Gov. Pritzker’s 3 p.m. speech will be streamed live in the player above. Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is set to provide an update after calling i [...]

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Here’s What to Know About Illinois’ 5 Phases of Reopening

Here’s What to Know About Illinois’ 5 Phases of Reopening

Illinois is currently in a five-phased process of reopening during the coronavirus pandemic, but as the situation and plan evolves it can be difficult to keep [...]

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Insurance companies must act quickly to help looted businesses, governor says

Insurance companies must act quickly to help looted businesses, governor says

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday urged insurers to speed up the paying of claims for small businesses devastated by looters -- and warned he'd take action against [...]

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What Will Open in Illinois as Part of Phase Four of ‘Restore Illinois’ Plan?

What Will Open in Illinois as Part of Phase Four of ‘Restore Illinois’ Plan?

The state of Illinois is currently in Phase Three of its phased reopening plan, but with metrics looking good for a potential move into Phase Four, it’s perhap [...]

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When Could Phase Four of Illinois’ Reopening Plan Begin?

When Could Phase Four of Illinois’ Reopening Plan Begin?

The state has been in Phase Three of the “Restore Illinois” plan since late May, and according to current metrics, Phase Four of the plan could begin as soon a [...]

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Obama, Pritzker, Lightfoot, Preckwinkle round out Illinois delegation to Democratic National Convention

Obama, Pritzker, Lightfoot, Preckwinkle round out Illinois delegation to Democratic National Convention

Former President Barack Obama and Gov. J.B. Pritzker were among 81 Democrats added Saturday to Illinois’ delegation for the party’s national nominating convent [...]

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Online sports betting could soon be in hand for Illinois gamblers

Online sports betting could soon be in hand for Illinois gamblers

A new order from Gov. J.B. Pritzker allows sports bettors to register for online accounts from home, but they can’t lay wagers just yet.

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State allows summer school openings

State allows summer school openings

Gov. J.B. Pritzker has authorized summer schools to open if they follow COVID-19 safety guidelines. Schools must limit the number of people in one place to 10 [...]

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Pritzker adds Lake, four downstate counties to disaster proclamation amid civil unrest

Pritzker adds Lake, four downstate counties to disaster proclamation amid civil unrest

Lake County is among those that represents "a threat for looting or destruction through planned protests," is "home to critical infrastructure" or has requeste [...]

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Construction starts plunged in April

Gov. J.B. Pritzker allowed building in Illinois to continue under his stay-home order, but with the economy in a severe recession, developers and lenders are h [...]

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Pritzker, Preckwinkle turn to religious and community leaders in urging protesters to channel anger toward criminal justice reform, economic development

Pritzker, Preckwinkle turn to religious and community leaders in urging protesters to channel anger toward criminal justice reform, economic development

After four days of civil unrest, Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Tuesday turned to religious and community leaders to ur [...]

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IL Gov. Pritzker: 'Racist,' 'Failure' Trump Removed Protesters from Near White House for a 'Moment'

IL Gov. Pritzker: 'Racist,' 'Failure' Trump Removed Protesters from Near White House for a 'Moment'

Monday on CNN, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D-IL) said President Donald Trump "created an incendiary moment" by using tear gas on protesters so he could visit [...]

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Pritzker Activates Additional National Guard Members, ISP Troopers to Aid Local Law Enforcement

Pritzker Activates Additional National Guard Members, ISP Troopers to Aid Local Law Enforcement

As Illinois communities deal with protests, civil unrest and looting concerns, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Monday that additional National Guard members and I [...]

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Pritzker deploys Illinois National Guard troops to the suburbs

Pritzker deploys Illinois National Guard troops to the suburbs

Gov. J.B. Pritzker is deploying the Illinois National Guard troops to the suburbs to help restore order following violent clashes on Sunday night, the Tribune [...]

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Pritzker Criticizes Trump Over ‘Inflammatory’ Rhetoric in Call With Governors

Pritzker Criticizes Trump Over ‘Inflammatory’ Rhetoric in Call With Governors

In a conference call with President Donald Trump and governors across the country Monday following a weekend of protests, violence and unrest nationwide, Illin [...]

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Feder: WIND's Amy Jacobson suing Pritzker over ban from media briefings

Feder: WIND's Amy Jacobson suing Pritzker over ban from media briefings

Governor J.B. Pritzker may have ended his daily media briefings on the coronavirus pandemic, but Chicago radio talk show host Amy Jacobson isn't giving up her [...]

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WATCH LIVE: Coronavirus Briefings From Illinois Health Officials

WATCH LIVE: Coronavirus Briefings From Illinois Health Officials

After declaring a disaster proclamation in Illinois – the state’s version of a state of emergency – on Monday, March 9, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced plans to h [...]

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Support for Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s stay-at-home order varies wildly between towns [...]

Support for Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s stay-at-home order varies wildly between towns and counties, and tonight NBC 5 Investigates is taking a look at what the numbe [...]

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Pritzker: ‘I Want to Bring Back Indoor Dining as Much as Anybody’

Pritzker: ‘I Want to Bring Back Indoor Dining as Much as Anybody’

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has suggested he’s looking forward to bringing back indoor dining to restaurants, but when exactly that will happen still hasn’t be [...]

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Gov. J.B. Pritzker suggests ‘defund the police’ is a messaging obstacle to get police reforms

Gov. J.B. Pritzker suggests ‘defund the police’ is a messaging obstacle to get police reforms

Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Monday that calls to “defund the police” — a rallying cry among many protesters in the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of Min [...]

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What’s Open in Phase 3 of Illinois’ Reopening Plan

What’s Open in Phase 3 of Illinois’ Reopening Plan

With Illinois in Phase Three of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s five-phase reopening plan, several businesses have reopened, but others still remain closed and may not be [...]

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Pritzker Calls for Police Accountability Reform, Investment in African-American Communities

Pritzker Calls for Police Accountability Reform, Investment in African-American Communities

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker promised that his administration would push forward on plans to invest more heavily in African-American communities across the stat [...]

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Illinois Could See Uptick in Coronavirus Cases in 2-3 Weeks Due to Protests: Pritzker

Illinois Could See Uptick in Coronavirus Cases in 2-3 Weeks Due to Protests: Pritzker

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker admitted on Friday that he’s worried about an uptick in coronavirus cases in the next two to three weeks following recent protests [...]

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Illinois Schools Can Hold In-Person Summer School Classes: Pritzker

Illinois Schools Can Hold In-Person Summer School Classes: Pritzker

Illinois’ Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed an executive order Thursday allowing limited in-person instructions at both public and private schools this summer. In Marc [...]

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Pritzker Adds Lake County to Disaster Proclamation Amid Protests, Looting Concerns

Pritzker Adds Lake County to Disaster Proclamation Amid Protests, Looting Concerns

 Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has added five more counties to a disaster proclamation issued to aid local governments who are dealing with looting and civil unr [...]

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Restaurants, bars can serve cocktails to go

Restaurants, bars can serve cocktails to go

Illinois restaurants and bars can serve cocktails to go Tuesday after Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed an initiative to provide establishments with financial relief i [...]

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Pritzker Allows Sale of Curbside Cocktails

Pritzker Allows Sale of Curbside Cocktails

Illinois restaurants and bars can sell curbside cocktails according to new legislation, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Tuesday. With efforts to expand the hospit [...]

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IL Gov. Pritzker: God Is on the Side of the Protesters Cleared Out of Lafayette Square During Trump Church Visit

IL Gov. Pritzker: God Is on the Side of the Protesters Cleared Out of Lafayette Square During Trump Church Visit

Monday on CNN, Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D-IL) said God would be with the protesters, some of which that faced tear gas and rubber bullets, that were cleared from La [...]

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Pritzker tells Trump his rhetoric is 'making it worse' as protests rage on

Pritzker tells Trump his rhetoric is 'making it worse' as protests rage on

In a conference call Monday, Gov. J.B. Pritzker told President Donald Trump he took issue with his tone and lack of unifying response as protests raged around [...]

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Pritzker Issues Disaster Proclamation as Looting, Civil Unrest Continue Throughout State

Pritzker Issues Disaster Proclamation as Looting, Civil Unrest Continue Throughout State

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has issued a disaster proclamation for numerous counties throughout the state to help with recovery efforts following looting and c [...]

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How We Got The Story: The frustrations, challenges of covering the governor's COVID-19 briefings

How We Got The Story: The frustrations, challenges of covering the governor's COVID-19 briefings

How We Got The Story: A look at how the Daily Herald tackles the coverage of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's daily COVID-19 press briefing.

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Pritzker calls 375 National Guard members to Chicago

Pritzker calls 375 National Guard members to Chicago

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Sunday that he has called up 375 members of the Illinois National Guard to assist Chicago police in dealing with a possible resump [...]

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Pritzker signs ‘maintenance’ budget reliant on borrowing from feds to get through coronavirus crisis

Pritzker signs ‘maintenance’ budget reliant on borrowing from feds to get through coronavirus crisis

When Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed his first budget in June 2019, he called it a "new era of fiscal stability." His plan even generated a $150 million surplus to h [...]

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WATCH LIVE: Coronavirus Briefings From Illinois Health Officials

WATCH LIVE: Coronavirus Briefings From Illinois Health Officials

After declaring a disaster proclamation in Illinois – the state’s version of a state of emergency – on Monday, March 9, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced plans to h [...]

Read full article: WATCH LIVE: Coronavirus Briefings From I...→
Here’s What to Know About Illinois’ 5 Phases of Reopening

Here’s What to Know About Illinois’ 5 Phases of Reopening

Illinois is currently in a five-phased process of reopening during the coronavirus pandemic, but as the situation and plan evolves it can be difficult to keep [...]

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Gov. Pritzker marches with hundreds in Matteson, demanding racial equality

Gov. Pritzker marches with hundreds in Matteson, demanding racial equality

Hundreds of people along with Gov. J.B. Pritzker marched through the streets of Matteson Monday calling for an end to racial inequality.

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Pritzker: ‘I Want to Bring Back Indoor Dining as Much as Anybody’

Pritzker: ‘I Want to Bring Back Indoor Dining as Much as Anybody’

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has suggested he’s looking forward to bringing back indoor dining to restaurants, but when exactly that will happen still hasn’t be [...]

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What Will Open in Illinois as Part of Phase Four of ‘Restore Illinois’ Plan?

What Will Open in Illinois as Part of Phase Four of ‘Restore Illinois’ Plan?

The state of Illinois is currently in Phase Three of its phased reopening plan, but with metrics looking good for a potential move into Phase Four, it’s perhap [...]

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Pritzker Defends Stay-at-Home Order as State Sees Majority of Virus Deaths in Nursing Homes

Pritzker Defends Stay-at-Home Order as State Sees Majority of Virus Deaths in Nursing Homes

As Illinois has seen a majority of its coronavirus deaths in longterm care facilities — approximately 53% — Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday defended implementing [...]

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What’s Open in Phase 3 of Illinois’ Reopening Plan

What’s Open in Phase 3 of Illinois’ Reopening Plan

With Illinois in Phase Three of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s five-phase reopening plan, several businesses have reopened, but others still remain closed and may not be [...]

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Obama, Pritzker, Lightfoot, Preckwinkle round out Illinois delegation to Democratic National Convention

Obama, Pritzker, Lightfoot, Preckwinkle round out Illinois delegation to Democratic National Convention

Former President Barack Obama and Gov. J.B. Pritzker were among 81 Democrats added Saturday to Illinois’ delegation for the party’s national nominating convent [...]

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Journalist Who Caught Illinois Gov's Wife Breaking Lockdown Order Sues After Ban

Journalist Who Caught Illinois Gov's Wife Breaking Lockdown Order Sues After Ban

A journalist is suing Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker after being barred from the coronavirus press briefings for reporting his wife violated the state's stay-at-h [...]

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Illinois Could See Uptick in Coronavirus Cases in 2-3 Weeks Due to Protests: Pritzker

Illinois Could See Uptick in Coronavirus Cases in 2-3 Weeks Due to Protests: Pritzker

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker admitted on Friday that he’s worried about an uptick in coronavirus cases in the next two to three weeks following recent protests [...]

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State allows summer school openings

State allows summer school openings

Gov. J.B. Pritzker has authorized summer schools to open if they follow COVID-19 safety guidelines. Schools must limit the number of people in one place to 10 [...]

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Cook County campsites, dog parks among amenities reopening

Cook County campsites, dog parks among amenities reopening

The Forest Preserves of Cook County on Thursday announced the reopening of more amenities, such as camp sites and off-leash dog areas, in conjunction with the [...]

Read full article: Cook County campsites, dog parks among a...→
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Pritzker Adds Lake County to Disaster Proclamation Amid Protests, Looting Concerns

Pritzker Adds Lake County to Disaster Proclamation Amid Protests, Looting Concerns

 Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has added five more counties to a disaster proclamation issued to aid local governments who are dealing with looting and civil unr [...]

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Construction starts plunged in April

Gov. J.B. Pritzker allowed building in Illinois to continue under his stay-home order, but with the economy in a severe recession, developers and lenders are h [...]

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Another 113 die of COVID-19 in Illinois — as officials wait to see effects of reopening, mass protests

Another 113 die of COVID-19 in Illinois — as officials wait to see effects of reopening, mass protests

The deaths are a stark reminder that the pandemic is still ravaging the state and country. In total, Illinois has lost 5,525 people to COVID-19. And officials [...]

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Pritzker Allows Sale of Curbside Cocktails

Pritzker Allows Sale of Curbside Cocktails

Illinois restaurants and bars can sell curbside cocktails according to new legislation, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Tuesday. With efforts to expand the hospit [...]

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IL Gov. Pritzker: 'Racist,' 'Failure' Trump Removed Protesters from Near White House for a 'Moment'

IL Gov. Pritzker: 'Racist,' 'Failure' Trump Removed Protesters from Near White House for a 'Moment'

Monday on CNN, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D-IL) said President Donald Trump "created an incendiary moment" by using tear gas on protesters so he could visit [...]

Read full article: IL Gov. Pritzker: 'Racist,' 'Failure' Tr...→
More National Guard, state troopers deployed; disaster proclamations in suburbs

More National Guard, state troopers deployed; disaster proclamations in suburbs

To combat "an extraordinary and difficult" moment, Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday activated 250 additional Illinois National Guard soldiers and 300 Illinois Stat [...]

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Pritzker tells Trump his rhetoric is 'making it worse' as protests rage on

Pritzker tells Trump his rhetoric is 'making it worse' as protests rage on

In a conference call Monday, Gov. J.B. Pritzker told President Donald Trump he took issue with his tone and lack of unifying response as protests raged around [...]

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Pritzker deploys Illinois National Guard troops to the suburbs

Pritzker deploys Illinois National Guard troops to the suburbs

Gov. J.B. Pritzker is deploying the Illinois National Guard troops to the suburbs to help restore order following violent clashes on Sunday night, the Tribune [...]

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Governor J.B. Pritzker

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is set to hold a press conference Monday afternoon in Chicago, his office announced. Watch it live at 4:30 p.m.... In a conference [...]

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How We Got The Story: The frustrations, challenges of covering the governor's COVID-19 briefings

How We Got The Story: The frustrations, challenges of covering the governor's COVID-19 briefings

How We Got The Story: A look at how the Daily Herald tackles the coverage of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's daily COVID-19 press briefing.

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Feder: WIND's Amy Jacobson suing Pritzker over ban from media briefings

Feder: WIND's Amy Jacobson suing Pritzker over ban from media briefings

Governor J.B. Pritzker may have ended his daily media briefings on the coronavirus pandemic, but Chicago radio talk show host Amy Jacobson isn't giving up her [...]

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LIVE: Illinois Gov. Pritzker to Speak at 3 p.m. After Calling National Guard to Chicago

LIVE: Illinois Gov. Pritzker to Speak at 3 p.m. After Calling National Guard to Chicago

Editor’s note: Gov. Pritzker’s 3 p.m. speech will be streamed live in the player above. Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is set to provide an update after calling i [...]

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Political reporter... Tina Sfondeles is the chief political reporter covering all levels of government and politics, with a special focus on the Illinois Gener [...]

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Republicans rip Pritzker as social distancing hypocrite as protests; he hits back on Trump conspiracy tweet

Republicans rip Pritzker as social distancing hypocrite as protests; he hits back on Trump conspiracy tweet

Republicans rip Gov. J.B. Pritzker as social distancing hypocrite as protests; he hits back on President Trump conspiracy tweet

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Support for Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s stay-at-home order varies wildly between towns [...]

Support for Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s stay-at-home order varies wildly between towns and counties, and tonight NBC 5 Investigates is taking a look at what the numbe [...]

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Insurance companies must act quickly to help looted businesses, governor says

Insurance companies must act quickly to help looted businesses, governor says

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday urged insurers to speed up the paying of claims for small businesses devastated by looters -- and warned he'd take action against [...]

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Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has suggested he’s looking forward to bringing back [...]

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has suggested he’s looking forward to bringing back indoor dining to restaurants, but when exactly that will happen still hasn’t be [...]

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Gov. J.B. Pritzker suggests ‘defund the police’ is a messaging obstacle to get police reforms

Gov. J.B. Pritzker suggests ‘defund the police’ is a messaging obstacle to get police reforms

Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Monday that calls to “defund the police” — a rallying cry among many protesters in the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of Min [...]

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When Could Phase Four of Illinois’ Reopening Plan Begin?

When Could Phase Four of Illinois’ Reopening Plan Begin?

The state has been in Phase Three of the “Restore Illinois” plan since late May, and according to current metrics, Phase Four of the plan could begin as soon a [...]

Read full article: When Could Phase Four of Illinois’ Reope...→
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Pritzker Asks Insurance Companies to Expedite Claims for Vandalized Businesses

Pritzker Asks Insurance Companies to Expedite Claims for Vandalized Businesses

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday requested that insurance companies expedite claims for Illinois businesses owners whose establishments have been damaged [...]

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Pritzker Calls for Police Accountability Reform, Investment in African-American Communities

Pritzker Calls for Police Accountability Reform, Investment in African-American Communities

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker promised that his administration would push forward on plans to invest more heavily in African-American communities across the stat [...]

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Online sports betting could soon be in hand for Illinois gamblers

Online sports betting could soon be in hand for Illinois gamblers

A new order from Gov. J.B. Pritzker allows sports bettors to register for online accounts from home, but they can’t lay wagers just yet.

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More Than 1 Million Coronavirus Tests Performed in Illinois

More Than 1 Million Coronavirus Tests Performed in Illinois

Illinois reached a milestone on Friday as Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced more than one million coronavirus tests had been performed in the state. During a visit [...]

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Illinois Schools Can Hold In-Person Summer School Classes: Pritzker

Illinois Schools Can Hold In-Person Summer School Classes: Pritzker

Illinois’ Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed an executive order Thursday allowing limited in-person instructions at both public and private schools this summer. In Marc [...]

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Pritzker adds Lake, four downstate counties to disaster proclamation amid civil unrest

Pritzker adds Lake, four downstate counties to disaster proclamation amid civil unrest

Lake County is among those that represents "a threat for looting or destruction through planned protests," is "home to critical infrastructure" or has requeste [...]

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 Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has added five more counties to a disaster proclama [...]

 Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has added five more counties to a disaster proclamation issued to aid local governments who are dealing with looting and civil unr [...]

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Restaurants, bars can serve cocktails to go

Restaurants, bars can serve cocktails to go

Illinois restaurants and bars can serve cocktails to go Tuesday after Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed an initiative to provide establishments with financial relief i [...]

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Pritzker, Preckwinkle turn to religious and community leaders in urging protesters to channel anger toward criminal justice reform, economic development

Pritzker, Preckwinkle turn to religious and community leaders in urging protesters to channel anger toward criminal justice reform, economic development

After four days of civil unrest, Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Tuesday turned to religious and community leaders to ur [...]

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LIVE: Gov. JB Pritzker to Hold Update in Chicago With Community Leaders

LIVE: Gov. JB Pritzker to Hold Update in Chicago With Community Leaders

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is set to hold a press conference Tuesday afternoon in Chicago alongside Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and other com [...]

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IL Gov. Pritzker: God Is on the Side of the Protesters Cleared Out of Lafayette Square During Trump Church Visit

IL Gov. Pritzker: God Is on the Side of the Protesters Cleared Out of Lafayette Square During Trump Church Visit

Monday on CNN, Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D-IL) said God would be with the protesters, some of which that faced tear gas and rubber bullets, that were cleared from La [...]

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Pritzker Activates Additional National Guard Members, ISP Troopers to Aid Local Law Enforcement

Pritzker Activates Additional National Guard Members, ISP Troopers to Aid Local Law Enforcement

As Illinois communities deal with protests, civil unrest and looting concerns, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Monday that additional National Guard members and I [...]

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More National Guard, state troopers will help across Illinois

More National Guard, state troopers will help across Illinois

The state is providing 250 additional Illinois National Guard soldiers and 300 Illinois State Police troopers to keep the peace after a weekend of violence and [...]

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Pritzker Issues Disaster Proclamation as Looting, Civil Unrest Continue Throughout State

Pritzker Issues Disaster Proclamation as Looting, Civil Unrest Continue Throughout State

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has issued a disaster proclamation for numerous counties throughout the state to help with recovery efforts following looting and c [...]

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Pritzker Criticizes Trump Over ‘Inflammatory’ Rhetoric in Call With Governors

Pritzker Criticizes Trump Over ‘Inflammatory’ Rhetoric in Call With Governors

In a conference call with President Donald Trump and governors across the country Monday following a weekend of protests, violence and unrest nationwide, Illin [...]

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Pritzker calls 375 National Guard members to Chicago

Pritzker calls 375 National Guard members to Chicago

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Sunday that he has called up 375 members of the Illinois National Guard to assist Chicago police in dealing with a possible resump [...]

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Pritzker signs ‘maintenance’ budget reliant on borrowing from feds to get through coronavirus crisis

Pritzker signs ‘maintenance’ budget reliant on borrowing from feds to get through coronavirus crisis

When Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed his first budget in June 2019, he called it a "new era of fiscal stability." His plan even generated a $150 million surplus to h [...]

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Political reporter... Tina Sfondeles is the chief political reporter covering al

Political reporter... Tina Sfondeles is the chief political reporter covering all levels of government and politics, with a special focus on the Illinois Gener [...]

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WATCH LIVE: Coronavirus Briefings From Illinois Health Officials

WATCH LIVE: Coronavirus Briefings From Illinois Health Officials

After declaring a disaster proclamation in Illinois – the state’s version of a state of emergency – on Monday, March 9, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced plans to h [...]

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Republicans rip Pritzker as social distancing hypocrite as protests; he hits back on Trump conspiracy tweet

Republicans rip Pritzker as social distancing hypocrite as protests; he hits back on Trump conspiracy tweet

Republicans rip Gov. J.B. Pritzker as social distancing hypocrite as protests; he hits back on President Trump conspiracy tweet

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Here’s What to Know About Illinois’ 5 Phases of Reopening

Here’s What to Know About Illinois’ 5 Phases of Reopening

Illinois is currently in a five-phased process of reopening during the coronavirus pandemic, but as the situation and plan evolves it can be difficult to keep [...]

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Support for Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s stay-at-home order varies wildly between towns [...]

Support for Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s stay-at-home order varies wildly between towns and counties, and tonight NBC 5 Investigates is taking a look at what the numbe [...]

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Gov. Pritzker marches with hundreds in Matteson, demanding racial equality

Gov. Pritzker marches with hundreds in Matteson, demanding racial equality

Hundreds of people along with Gov. J.B. Pritzker marched through the streets of Matteson Monday calling for an end to racial inequality.

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Insurance companies must act quickly to help looted businesses, governor says

Insurance companies must act quickly to help looted businesses, governor says

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday urged insurers to speed up the paying of claims for small businesses devastated by looters -- and warned he'd take action against [...]

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Pritzker: ‘I Want to Bring Back Indoor Dining as Much as Anybody’

Pritzker: ‘I Want to Bring Back Indoor Dining as Much as Anybody’

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has suggested he’s looking forward to bringing back indoor dining to restaurants, but when exactly that will happen still hasn’t be [...]

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Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has suggested he’s looking forward to bringing back [...]

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has suggested he’s looking forward to bringing back indoor dining to restaurants, but when exactly that will happen still hasn’t be [...]

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What Will Open in Illinois as Part of Phase Four of ‘Restore Illinois’ Plan?

What Will Open in Illinois as Part of Phase Four of ‘Restore Illinois’ Plan?

The state of Illinois is currently in Phase Three of its phased reopening plan, but with metrics looking good for a potential move into Phase Four, it’s perhap [...]

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Gov. J.B. Pritzker suggests ‘defund the police’ is a messaging obstacle to get police reforms

Gov. J.B. Pritzker suggests ‘defund the police’ is a messaging obstacle to get police reforms

Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Monday that calls to “defund the police” — a rallying cry among many protesters in the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of Min [...]

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Pritzker Defends Stay-at-Home Order as State Sees Majority of Virus Deaths in Nursing Homes

Pritzker Defends Stay-at-Home Order as State Sees Majority of Virus Deaths in Nursing Homes

As Illinois has seen a majority of its coronavirus deaths in longterm care facilities — approximately 53% — Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday defended implementing [...]

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When Could Phase Four of Illinois’ Reopening Plan Begin?

When Could Phase Four of Illinois’ Reopening Plan Begin?

The state has been in Phase Three of the “Restore Illinois” plan since late May, and according to current metrics, Phase Four of the plan could begin as soon a [...]

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What’s Open in Phase 3 of Illinois’ Reopening Plan

What’s Open in Phase 3 of Illinois’ Reopening Plan

With Illinois in Phase Three of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s five-phase reopening plan, several businesses have reopened, but others still remain closed and may not be [...]

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Pritzker Asks Insurance Companies to Expedite Claims for Vandalized Businesses

Pritzker Asks Insurance Companies to Expedite Claims for Vandalized Businesses

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday requested that insurance companies expedite claims for Illinois businesses owners whose establishments have been damaged [...]

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Obama, Pritzker, Lightfoot, Preckwinkle round out Illinois delegation to Democratic National Convention

Obama, Pritzker, Lightfoot, Preckwinkle round out Illinois delegation to Democratic National Convention

Former President Barack Obama and Gov. J.B. Pritzker were among 81 Democrats added Saturday to Illinois’ delegation for the party’s national nominating convent [...]

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Pritzker Calls for Police Accountability Reform, Investment in African-American Communities

Pritzker Calls for Police Accountability Reform, Investment in African-American Communities

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker promised that his administration would push forward on plans to invest more heavily in African-American communities across the stat [...]

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Journalist Who Caught Illinois Gov's Wife Breaking Lockdown Order Sues After Ban

Journalist Who Caught Illinois Gov's Wife Breaking Lockdown Order Sues After Ban

A journalist is suing Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker after being barred from the coronavirus press briefings for reporting his wife violated the state's stay-at-h [...]

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Online sports betting could soon be in hand for Illinois gamblers

Online sports betting could soon be in hand for Illinois gamblers

A new order from Gov. J.B. Pritzker allows sports bettors to register for online accounts from home, but they can’t lay wagers just yet.

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Illinois Could See Uptick in Coronavirus Cases in 2-3 Weeks Due to Protests: Pritzker

Illinois Could See Uptick in Coronavirus Cases in 2-3 Weeks Due to Protests: Pritzker

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker admitted on Friday that he’s worried about an uptick in coronavirus cases in the next two to three weeks following recent protests [...]

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More Than 1 Million Coronavirus Tests Performed in Illinois

More Than 1 Million Coronavirus Tests Performed in Illinois

Illinois reached a milestone on Friday as Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced more than one million coronavirus tests had been performed in the state. During a visit [...]

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State allows summer school openings

State allows summer school openings

Gov. J.B. Pritzker has authorized summer schools to open if they follow COVID-19 safety guidelines. Schools must limit the number of people in one place to 10 [...]

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Illinois Schools Can Hold In-Person Summer School Classes: Pritzker

Illinois Schools Can Hold In-Person Summer School Classes: Pritzker

Illinois’ Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed an executive order Thursday allowing limited in-person instructions at both public and private schools this summer. In Marc [...]

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Cook County campsites, dog parks among amenities reopening

Cook County campsites, dog parks among amenities reopening

The Forest Preserves of Cook County on Thursday announced the reopening of more amenities, such as camp sites and off-leash dog areas, in conjunction with the [...]

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Pritzker adds Lake, four downstate counties to disaster proclamation amid civil unrest

Pritzker adds Lake, four downstate counties to disaster proclamation amid civil unrest

Lake County is among those that represents "a threat for looting or destruction through planned protests," is "home to critical infrastructure" or has requeste [...]

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Pritzker Adds Lake County to Disaster Proclamation Amid Protests, Looting Concerns

Pritzker Adds Lake County to Disaster Proclamation Amid Protests, Looting Concerns

 Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has added five more counties to a disaster proclamation issued to aid local governments who are dealing with looting and civil unr [...]

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 Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has added five more counties to a disaster proclama [...]

 Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has added five more counties to a disaster proclamation issued to aid local governments who are dealing with looting and civil unr [...]

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Construction starts plunged in April

Gov. J.B. Pritzker allowed building in Illinois to continue under his stay-home order, but with the economy in a severe recession, developers and lenders are h [...]

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Restaurants, bars can serve cocktails to go

Restaurants, bars can serve cocktails to go

Illinois restaurants and bars can serve cocktails to go Tuesday after Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed an initiative to provide establishments with financial relief i [...]

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Another 113 die of COVID-19 in Illinois — as officials wait to see effects of reopening, mass protests

Another 113 die of COVID-19 in Illinois — as officials wait to see effects of reopening, mass protests

The deaths are a stark reminder that the pandemic is still ravaging the state and country. In total, Illinois has lost 5,525 people to COVID-19. And officials [...]

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Pritzker, Preckwinkle turn to religious and community leaders in urging protesters to channel anger toward criminal justice reform, economic development

Pritzker, Preckwinkle turn to religious and community leaders in urging protesters to channel anger toward criminal justice reform, economic development

After four days of civil unrest, Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Tuesday turned to religious and community leaders to ur [...]

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Pritzker Allows Sale of Curbside Cocktails

Pritzker Allows Sale of Curbside Cocktails

Illinois restaurants and bars can sell curbside cocktails according to new legislation, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Tuesday. With efforts to expand the hospit [...]

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LIVE: Gov. JB Pritzker to Hold Update in Chicago With Community Leaders

LIVE: Gov. JB Pritzker to Hold Update in Chicago With Community Leaders

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is set to hold a press conference Tuesday afternoon in Chicago alongside Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and other com [...]

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IL Gov. Pritzker: 'Racist,' 'Failure' Trump Removed Protesters from Near White House for a 'Moment'

IL Gov. Pritzker: 'Racist,' 'Failure' Trump Removed Protesters from Near White House for a 'Moment'

Monday on CNN, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D-IL) said President Donald Trump "created an incendiary moment" by using tear gas on protesters so he could visit [...]

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IL Gov. Pritzker: God Is on the Side of the Protesters Cleared Out of Lafayette Square During Trump Church Visit

IL Gov. Pritzker: God Is on the Side of the Protesters Cleared Out of Lafayette Square During Trump Church Visit

Monday on CNN, Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D-IL) said God would be with the protesters, some of which that faced tear gas and rubber bullets, that were cleared from La [...]

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More National Guard, state troopers deployed; disaster proclamations in suburbs

More National Guard, state troopers deployed; disaster proclamations in suburbs

To combat "an extraordinary and difficult" moment, Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday activated 250 additional Illinois National Guard soldiers and 300 Illinois Stat [...]

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Pritzker Activates Additional National Guard Members, ISP Troopers to Aid Local Law Enforcement

Pritzker Activates Additional National Guard Members, ISP Troopers to Aid Local Law Enforcement

As Illinois communities deal with protests, civil unrest and looting concerns, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Monday that additional National Guard members and I [...]

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Pritzker tells Trump his rhetoric is 'making it worse' as protests rage on

Pritzker tells Trump his rhetoric is 'making it worse' as protests rage on

In a conference call Monday, Gov. J.B. Pritzker told President Donald Trump he took issue with his tone and lack of unifying response as protests raged around [...]

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More National Guard, state troopers will help across Illinois

More National Guard, state troopers will help across Illinois

The state is providing 250 additional Illinois National Guard soldiers and 300 Illinois State Police troopers to keep the peace after a weekend of violence and [...]

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Pritzker deploys Illinois National Guard troops to the suburbs

Pritzker deploys Illinois National Guard troops to the suburbs

Gov. J.B. Pritzker is deploying the Illinois National Guard troops to the suburbs to help restore order following violent clashes on Sunday night, the Tribune [...]

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Pritzker Issues Disaster Proclamation as Looting, Civil Unrest Continue Throughout State

Pritzker Issues Disaster Proclamation as Looting, Civil Unrest Continue Throughout State

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has issued a disaster proclamation for numerous counties throughout the state to help with recovery efforts following looting and c [...]

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Governor J.B. Pritzker

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is set to hold a press conference Monday afternoon in Chicago, his office announced. Watch it live at 4:30 p.m.... In a conference [...]

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Pritzker Criticizes Trump Over ‘Inflammatory’ Rhetoric in Call With Governors

Pritzker Criticizes Trump Over ‘Inflammatory’ Rhetoric in Call With Governors

In a conference call with President Donald Trump and governors across the country Monday following a weekend of protests, violence and unrest nationwide, Illin [...]

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How We Got The Story: The frustrations, challenges of covering the governor's COVID-19 briefings

How We Got The Story: The frustrations, challenges of covering the governor's COVID-19 briefings

How We Got The Story: A look at how the Daily Herald tackles the coverage of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's daily COVID-19 press briefing.

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Feder: WIND's Amy Jacobson suing Pritzker over ban from media briefings

Feder: WIND's Amy Jacobson suing Pritzker over ban from media briefings

Governor J.B. Pritzker may have ended his daily media briefings on the coronavirus pandemic, but Chicago radio talk show host Amy Jacobson isn't giving up her [...]

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Pritzker calls 375 National Guard members to Chicago

Pritzker calls 375 National Guard members to Chicago

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Sunday that he has called up 375 members of the Illinois National Guard to assist Chicago police in dealing with a possible resump [...]

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LIVE: Illinois Gov. Pritzker to Speak at 3 p.m. After Calling National Guard to Chicago

LIVE: Illinois Gov. Pritzker to Speak at 3 p.m. After Calling National Guard to Chicago

Editor’s note: Gov. Pritzker’s 3 p.m. speech will be streamed live in the player above. Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is set to provide an update after calling i [...]

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