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First round of applications to open for business recovery grants

First round of applications to open for business recovery grants

Gov. JB Pritzker speaks at a news conference last week on the west side of Chicago as he unveils $900 million in aid programs related to COVID-19 and property [...]

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Illinois Republican Party files lawsuit against Gov. JB Pritzker

SPRINGFIELD -- The Republican Party has filed a lawsuit against Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker for what they see as First Amendment rights violations. Tim Schnei

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Illinois GOP Files Federal Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker Over Limits On Public Gatherings

Illinois GOP Files Federal Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker Over Limits On Public Gatherings

In a federal lawsuit filed Monday night, the Illinois GOP and other local Republican groups note the governor’s executive orders allowed religious gatherings o [...]

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Gov. JB Pritzker Signs $43 Billion State Budget, Including Plan To Borrow $5 Billion From Federal Reserve

Gov. JB Pritzker Signs $43 Billion State Budget, Including Plan To Borrow $5 Billion From Federal Reserve

The spending plan essentially maintains budget levels from last year, but does not count on any increased revenue from a proposal to pass a graduated income ta [...]

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Pritzker, Foxx, Preckwinkle Attend Day Of Action In Calumet City

Pritzker, Foxx, Preckwinkle Attend Day Of Action In Calumet City

Gov. JB Pritzker joined the call for racial justice Saturday morning at the South Suburban Day of Action in Calumet City. 

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LIVE UPDATES: National Guard Called Into Chicago As Unrest Persists

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Sunday ordered the National Guard to support Chicago police following violent protests.

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CBS 2 Goes To Gov. Pritzker With Illinois Unemployment Workers' Claims About Understaffing, Other Issues

CBS 2 Goes To Gov. Pritzker With Illinois Unemployment Workers' Claims About Understaffing, Other Issues

We have taken the allegations made by IDES workers to Gov. JB Pritzker to see how he plans to address the concerns they brought up.

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Biker Bar Opens For Memorial Day Weekend Bash In Violation Of Gov. JB Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order

Biker Bar Opens For Memorial Day Weekend Bash In Violation Of Gov. JB Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order

Poopy's Pub opened the gates on Friday, and the bikers came from near and far. Not on the menu: social distancing or masks.

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South Side Churches Praising President Trump's Call For Churches To Reopen Plan To Hold Services Sunday

Some South Side religious leaders are praising President Donald Trump's call to allow churches to reopen and say they want Gov. JB Pritzker and Mayor Lori Ligh [...]

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New Downstate Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker Seeks To Block Stay-At-Home Order Statewide

New Downstate Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker Seeks To Block Stay-At-Home Order Statewide

James Mainer is challenging the governor's authority to extend his stay-at-home order beyond the first 30 days of his original disaster proclamation.

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Illinois Preps For Phase Three Of Restaurants, Salons And Barbershops

Illinois Preps For Phase Three Of Restaurants, Salons And Barbershops

What does phase three of Gov. JB Pritzker's reopening plan look like for the City of Chicago? Mayor Lori Lightfoot has not yet said.

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Three Chicago Churches Cited For Disorderly Conduct For Holding Services Over Weekend

Three Chicago Churches Cited For Disorderly Conduct For Holding Services Over Weekend

Three churches were issued disorderly conduct citations for holding services last weekend in violation of Gov. JB Pritzker's stay at home order.

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Gov. JB Pritzker Urges Republican Critics To Stop 'Pushing Stories' About His Family's Whereabouts; 'There Are Threats To My Safety And To Their Safety'

Gov. JB Pritzker Urges Republican Critics To Stop 'Pushing Stories' About His Family's Whereabouts; 'There Are Threats To My Safety And To Their Safety'

In the wake of questions about where his family has been staying during the statewide stay-at-home order, Gov. JB Pritzker on Friday said he's been protective [...]

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Another Federal Judge Sides With Gov. JB Pritzker, Rejects Two Churches' Challenge To Stay-At-Home Order

Another Federal Judge Sides With Gov. JB Pritzker, Rejects Two Churches' Challenge To Stay-At-Home Order

“The Order has nothing to do with suppressing religion and everything to do with reducing infections and saving lives,” U.S. District Judge Robert Gettleman wr [...]

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INTERACTIVE: Here's What It'll Take For Illinois To Reopen

INTERACTIVE: Here's What It'll Take For Illinois To Reopen

CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois has started the process of reopening after Gov. JB Pritzker announced his plan to “Restore Illinois” last week.... The plan incorporat [...]

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Gov. JB Pritzker And Top Staff To Work From Home After Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19

Gov. JB Pritzker And Top Staff To Work From Home After Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19

The employee had been in close contact with Pritzker and other staff members, who have all tested negative for the virus.

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Mayor Lightfoot: 'Protecting Chicago Framework' 5 Phase Gradual Reopening

Mayor Lightfoot: 'Protecting Chicago Framework' 5 Phase Gradual Reopening

CHICAGO (CBS) — As Illinois Governor JB Pritzker announced plans for a gradual and regional reopening roll-out for the state, Chicago’s mayor released informat [...]

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Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan For Schools To Resume In-Person Classes This Fall

Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan For Schools To Resume In-Person Classes This Fall

Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday said the entire state is on track to move to Phase 4 of the plan to reopen the economy on Friday.

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Gov. JB Pritzker Unveils $900 Million In COVID-19 Relief Grants

Gov. JB Pritzker Unveils $900 Million In COVID-19 Relief Grants

Funded by a combination of federal coronavirus stimulus dollars and state grants, Pritzker said the funding is aimed at easing the financial burden of the viru [...]

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Gov. JB Pritzker Cancels Illinois And Du Quoin State Fairs

Gov. JB Pritzker Cancels Illinois And Du Quoin State Fairs

Pritzker's office said he is issuing executive orders canceling both fairs this year, based on advice from public health experts to protect people from further [...]

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Gov. JB Pritzker Asking Insurance Companies To Act Fast To Help Businesses Pillaged By Looters

Gov. JB Pritzker Asking Insurance Companies To Act Fast To Help Businesses Pillaged By Looters

“Insurance companies must do everything in their power and are obligated to give their customers the funds they need to rebuild, and get back on their feet as [...]

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Pritzker Asks Police To Provide Protection For Grocery Stores, Pharmacies, Gas Station Trying To Reopen

Pritzker Asks Police To Provide Protection For Grocery Stores, Pharmacies, Gas Station Trying To Reopen

The process of cleaning up and rebuilding after weekend looting is going to take time, but Thursday Gov. JB Pritzker had promising news about grocery stores. 

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Smallest One-Day Increase In COVID-19 Cases In Illinois Since Early April; 1,111 New Cases, 160 More Deaths

Smallest One-Day Increase In COVID-19 Cases In Illinois Since Early April; 1,111 New Cases, 160 More Deaths

Gov. JB Pritzker said, as of Wednesday afternoon, Illinois has had 113,306 confirmed cases of the virus since the start of the pandemic, including 5,083 deaths [...]

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Gov. Pritzker Announces Guidelines For Safe Reopening Of Businesses Under Phase 3 Of Restore Illinois Plan

Gov. Pritzker Announces Guidelines For Safe Reopening Of Businesses Under Phase 3 Of Restore Illinois Plan

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Sunday released industry-specific guidelines to allow for the safe reopening of businesses, as the state moves toward entering Pha [...]

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Lightfoot: Chicago Restaurants Won't Be Able To Open Next Week

CHICAGO (CBS) — Despite Governor JB Pritzker’s announcement that restaurants will soon be able to open in Illinois as part of the COVID-19 Phase 3 plan, there’ [...]

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Illinois Restaurants Can Reopen With Outdoor Seating May 29, Pritzker Says

Illinois Restaurants Can Reopen With Outdoor Seating May 29, Pritzker Says

Bars and restaurants are getting the green light to reopen nine days from now if they can move their customers outdoors, Gov. JB Pritzker announced Wednesday a [...]

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Naperville Park District Suing Gov. Pritzker To Reopen

Naperville Park District Suing Gov. Pritzker To Reopen

Naperville's Park District is filing a lawsuit against Gov. JB Pritzker, asking a judge to let them reopen their facilities on their own timeframe. 

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Gov. JB Pritzker Seeks Change Of Venue For Rep. Darren Bailey's Lawsuit Challenging Stay-At-Home Order

Gov. JB Pritzker Seeks Change Of Venue For Rep. Darren Bailey's Lawsuit Challenging Stay-At-Home Order

Bailey, a Republican from Xenia, is challenging the Democratic governor's authority to extend his stay-at-home order beyond the first 30 days of his original d [...]

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Suburban Mayors Look to Speed Up Reopening Timeline

Suburban mayors are looking to reopen businesses sooner than the plan put forward by JB Pritzker would allow for, and area churches are taking their battle to [...]

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Illinois Supreme Court Declines To Intervene In Rep. Darren Bailey's Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order

Illinois Supreme Court Declines To Intervene In Rep. Darren Bailey's Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order

“The Supreme Court is not saying they’re not going to rule on this ever, they’re just saying that they don’t want to skip over the Appellate Court is my unders [...]

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Pritzker Pushes Back Against Critics Of Plan To Reopen Illinois

Pritzker Pushes Back Against Critics Of Plan To Reopen Illinois

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Sunday pushed back against critics of his plans to reopen Illinois.

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Chicago Prepares as Vote-By-Mail Expands Ahead of November Election

Chicago Prepares as Vote-By-Mail Expands Ahead of November Election

All voters who participated in recent elections will now be sent an application for a mail ballot, thanks to a bill that Gov. JB Pritzker signed into law this [...]

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Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Mail-In Voting Expansion For General Election In November

Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Mail-In Voting Expansion For General Election In November

The measure was approved by state lawmakers last month, allowing the state to automatically send ballot applications to people who voted or applied for an abse [...]

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Best state elected official

Best state elected official

Governor JB Pritzker  Runner-Up Rep. Kelly Cassidy  Finalists: Rep. Will Guzzardi, Rep. Greg Harris...

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Gov. Pritzker Calls For Racial Justice At Day Of Action Event In Maywood

Gov. Pritzker Calls For Racial Justice At Day Of Action Event In Maywood

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Sunday resumed his visits to Day of Action events in the Chicago suburbs.

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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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Gov. JB Pritzker Orders National Guard To Support Chicago Police

Gov. JB Pritzker Orders National Guard To Support Chicago Police

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker has ordered the National Guard to support Chicago police following violent protests Saturday night that left massive damage downtown.

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Gov. JB Pritzker Appeals After Judge Grants Stay-At-Home Exemption To Clay County Resident, Tanning Salon

Gov. JB Pritzker Appeals After Judge Grants Stay-At-Home Exemption To Clay County Resident, Tanning Salon

CHICAGO (CBS) — Gov. JB Pritzker is asking the Illinois Appellate Court to vacate a temporary restraining order granted to a Clay County business owner and his [...]

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Some Chicago Churches Again Set To Hold Sunday Services Despite Gov. Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order

Some Chicago Churches Again Set To Hold Sunday Services Despite Gov. Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order

Some churches in Chicago were set to open their doors to worshipers on Sunday, going against Gov. JB Pritzker’s stay-at-home order during the coronavirus pande [...]

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Mail In Voting Expansion Bill Passes Illinois Senate, Now Awaits Governor Pritzker's Signature

Mail In Voting Expansion Bill Passes Illinois Senate, Now Awaits Governor Pritzker's Signature

A bill to expand Illlinois' vote by mail program cleared the state Senate on Friday, and now heads to Gov. JB Pritizker for his signature. 

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More Than 100,000 COVID-19 Cases Confirmed, Pritzker Says More Places Will Be Allowed To Reopen

More Than 100,000 COVID-19 Cases Confirmed, Pritzker Says More Places Will Be Allowed To Reopen

CHICAGO (CBS) —  Despite the number of COVID-19 cases in the state now at 100,00 Illinois Governor JB Pritzker said additional activities can be added for the [...]

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Illinois GOP Leaders Say Graduated Income Tax Would Hurt Economic Recovery, Want Proposal Removed From November Ballot

Illinois GOP Leaders Say Graduated Income Tax Would Hurt Economic Recovery, Want Proposal Removed From November Ballot

“If the GOP wants to keep people from voting on this, keep people away from the ballot box, that says something about the lack of confidence in their position, [...]

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New Website 'Get Hired Illinois' Links Unemployed Residents With Jobs

Governor JB Pritzker announced a new plan, using state resources, to help people get back to work. 

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Gov. JB Pritzker Self-Quarantining After Staffer Contracts Coronavirus

Gov. JB Pritzker Self-Quarantining After Staffer Contracts Coronavirus

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D)'s office announced that he is self-quarantining after a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus. 

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Some Suburban Mayors Want Their Municipalities Reopened Before Gov. Pritzker's Set Date

Some Suburban Mayors Want Their Municipalities Reopened Before Gov. Pritzker's Set Date

A growing number of mayors in Illinois have called for action that would reopen their towns and villages ahead of Gov. JB Pritzker’s current executive order ti [...]

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First round of applications to open for business recovery grants

First round of applications to open for business recovery grants

Gov. JB Pritzker speaks at a news conference last week on the west side of Chicago as he unveils $900 million in aid programs related to COVID-19 and property [...]

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Chicago Prepares as Vote-By-Mail Expands Ahead of November Election

Chicago Prepares as Vote-By-Mail Expands Ahead of November Election

All voters who participated in recent elections will now be sent an application for a mail ballot, thanks to a bill that Gov. JB Pritzker signed into law this [...]

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Gov. JB Pritzker Unveils $900 Million In COVID-19 Relief Grants

Gov. JB Pritzker Unveils $900 Million In COVID-19 Relief Grants

Funded by a combination of federal coronavirus stimulus dollars and state grants, Pritzker said the funding is aimed at easing the financial burden of the viru [...]

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Illinois GOP Files Federal Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker Over Limits On Public Gatherings

Illinois GOP Files Federal Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker Over Limits On Public Gatherings

In a federal lawsuit filed Monday night, the Illinois GOP and other local Republican groups note the governor’s executive orders allowed religious gatherings o [...]

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Best state elected official

Best state elected official

Governor JB Pritzker  Runner-Up Rep. Kelly Cassidy  Finalists: Rep. Will Guzzardi, Rep. Greg Harris...

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Gov. JB Pritzker Asking Insurance Companies To Act Fast To Help Businesses Pillaged By Looters

Gov. JB Pritzker Asking Insurance Companies To Act Fast To Help Businesses Pillaged By Looters

“Insurance companies must do everything in their power and are obligated to give their customers the funds they need to rebuild, and get back on their feet as [...]

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Pritzker, Foxx, Preckwinkle Attend Day Of Action In Calumet City

Pritzker, Foxx, Preckwinkle Attend Day Of Action In Calumet City

Gov. JB Pritzker joined the call for racial justice Saturday morning at the South Suburban Day of Action in Calumet City. 

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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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CBS 2 Goes To Gov. Pritzker With Illinois Unemployment Workers' Claims About Understaffing, Other Issues

CBS 2 Goes To Gov. Pritzker With Illinois Unemployment Workers' Claims About Understaffing, Other Issues

We have taken the allegations made by IDES workers to Gov. JB Pritzker to see how he plans to address the concerns they brought up.

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Gov. JB Pritzker Appeals After Judge Grants Stay-At-Home Exemption To Clay County Resident, Tanning Salon

Gov. JB Pritzker Appeals After Judge Grants Stay-At-Home Exemption To Clay County Resident, Tanning Salon

CHICAGO (CBS) — Gov. JB Pritzker is asking the Illinois Appellate Court to vacate a temporary restraining order granted to a Clay County business owner and his [...]

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Gov. Pritzker Announces Guidelines For Safe Reopening Of Businesses Under Phase 3 Of Restore Illinois Plan

Gov. Pritzker Announces Guidelines For Safe Reopening Of Businesses Under Phase 3 Of Restore Illinois Plan

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Sunday released industry-specific guidelines to allow for the safe reopening of businesses, as the state moves toward entering Pha [...]

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South Side Churches Praising President Trump's Call For Churches To Reopen Plan To Hold Services Sunday

Some South Side religious leaders are praising President Donald Trump's call to allow churches to reopen and say they want Gov. JB Pritzker and Mayor Lori Ligh [...]

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Mail In Voting Expansion Bill Passes Illinois Senate, Now Awaits Governor Pritzker's Signature

Mail In Voting Expansion Bill Passes Illinois Senate, Now Awaits Governor Pritzker's Signature

A bill to expand Illlinois' vote by mail program cleared the state Senate on Friday, and now heads to Gov. JB Pritizker for his signature. 

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Lightfoot: Chicago Restaurants Won't Be Able To Open Next Week

CHICAGO (CBS) — Despite Governor JB Pritzker’s announcement that restaurants will soon be able to open in Illinois as part of the COVID-19 Phase 3 plan, there’ [...]

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Illinois Preps For Phase Three Of Restaurants, Salons And Barbershops

Illinois Preps For Phase Three Of Restaurants, Salons And Barbershops

What does phase three of Gov. JB Pritzker's reopening plan look like for the City of Chicago? Mayor Lori Lightfoot has not yet said.

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More Than 100,000 COVID-19 Cases Confirmed, Pritzker Says More Places Will Be Allowed To Reopen

More Than 100,000 COVID-19 Cases Confirmed, Pritzker Says More Places Will Be Allowed To Reopen

CHICAGO (CBS) —  Despite the number of COVID-19 cases in the state now at 100,00 Illinois Governor JB Pritzker said additional activities can be added for the [...]

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Naperville Park District Suing Gov. Pritzker To Reopen

Naperville Park District Suing Gov. Pritzker To Reopen

Naperville's Park District is filing a lawsuit against Gov. JB Pritzker, asking a judge to let them reopen their facilities on their own timeframe. 

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Gov. JB Pritzker Urges Republican Critics To Stop 'Pushing Stories' About His Family's Whereabouts; 'There Are Threats To My Safety And To Their Safety'

Gov. JB Pritzker Urges Republican Critics To Stop 'Pushing Stories' About His Family's Whereabouts; 'There Are Threats To My Safety And To Their Safety'

In the wake of questions about where his family has been staying during the statewide stay-at-home order, Gov. JB Pritzker on Friday said he's been protective [...]

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New Website 'Get Hired Illinois' Links Unemployed Residents With Jobs

Governor JB Pritzker announced a new plan, using state resources, to help people get back to work. 

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Suburban Mayors Look to Speed Up Reopening Timeline

Suburban mayors are looking to reopen businesses sooner than the plan put forward by JB Pritzker would allow for, and area churches are taking their battle to [...]

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INTERACTIVE: Here's What It'll Take For Illinois To Reopen

INTERACTIVE: Here's What It'll Take For Illinois To Reopen

CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois has started the process of reopening after Gov. JB Pritzker announced his plan to “Restore Illinois” last week.... The plan incorporat [...]

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Gov. JB Pritzker Self-Quarantining After Staffer Contracts Coronavirus

Gov. JB Pritzker Self-Quarantining After Staffer Contracts Coronavirus

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D)'s office announced that he is self-quarantining after a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus. 

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Pritzker Pushes Back Against Critics Of Plan To Reopen Illinois

Pritzker Pushes Back Against Critics Of Plan To Reopen Illinois

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Sunday pushed back against critics of his plans to reopen Illinois.

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Mayor Lightfoot: 'Protecting Chicago Framework' 5 Phase Gradual Reopening

Mayor Lightfoot: 'Protecting Chicago Framework' 5 Phase Gradual Reopening

CHICAGO (CBS) — As Illinois Governor JB Pritzker announced plans for a gradual and regional reopening roll-out for the state, Chicago’s mayor released informat [...]

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Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan For Schools To Resume In-Person Classes This Fall

Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan For Schools To Resume In-Person Classes This Fall

Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday said the entire state is on track to move to Phase 4 of the plan to reopen the economy on Friday.

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Illinois Republican Party files lawsuit against Gov. JB Pritzker

SPRINGFIELD -- The Republican Party has filed a lawsuit against Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker for what they see as First Amendment rights violations. Tim Schnei

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Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Mail-In Voting Expansion For General Election In November

Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Mail-In Voting Expansion For General Election In November

The measure was approved by state lawmakers last month, allowing the state to automatically send ballot applications to people who voted or applied for an abse [...]

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Gov. JB Pritzker Cancels Illinois And Du Quoin State Fairs

Gov. JB Pritzker Cancels Illinois And Du Quoin State Fairs

Pritzker's office said he is issuing executive orders canceling both fairs this year, based on advice from public health experts to protect people from further [...]

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Gov. JB Pritzker Signs $43 Billion State Budget, Including Plan To Borrow $5 Billion From Federal Reserve

Gov. JB Pritzker Signs $43 Billion State Budget, Including Plan To Borrow $5 Billion From Federal Reserve

The spending plan essentially maintains budget levels from last year, but does not count on any increased revenue from a proposal to pass a graduated income ta [...]

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Gov. Pritzker Calls For Racial Justice At Day Of Action Event In Maywood

Gov. Pritzker Calls For Racial Justice At Day Of Action Event In Maywood

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Sunday resumed his visits to Day of Action events in the Chicago suburbs.

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Pritzker Asks Police To Provide Protection For Grocery Stores, Pharmacies, Gas Station Trying To Reopen

Pritzker Asks Police To Provide Protection For Grocery Stores, Pharmacies, Gas Station Trying To Reopen

The process of cleaning up and rebuilding after weekend looting is going to take time, but Thursday Gov. JB Pritzker had promising news about grocery stores. 

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LIVE UPDATES: National Guard Called Into Chicago As Unrest Persists

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Sunday ordered the National Guard to support Chicago police following violent protests.

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Gov. JB Pritzker Orders National Guard To Support Chicago Police

Gov. JB Pritzker Orders National Guard To Support Chicago Police

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker has ordered the National Guard to support Chicago police following violent protests Saturday night that left massive damage downtown.

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Smallest One-Day Increase In COVID-19 Cases In Illinois Since Early April; 1,111 New Cases, 160 More Deaths

Smallest One-Day Increase In COVID-19 Cases In Illinois Since Early April; 1,111 New Cases, 160 More Deaths

Gov. JB Pritzker said, as of Wednesday afternoon, Illinois has had 113,306 confirmed cases of the virus since the start of the pandemic, including 5,083 deaths [...]

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Biker Bar Opens For Memorial Day Weekend Bash In Violation Of Gov. JB Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order

Biker Bar Opens For Memorial Day Weekend Bash In Violation Of Gov. JB Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order

Poopy's Pub opened the gates on Friday, and the bikers came from near and far. Not on the menu: social distancing or masks.

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Some Chicago Churches Again Set To Hold Sunday Services Despite Gov. Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order

Some Chicago Churches Again Set To Hold Sunday Services Despite Gov. Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order

Some churches in Chicago were set to open their doors to worshipers on Sunday, going against Gov. JB Pritzker’s stay-at-home order during the coronavirus pande [...]

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New Downstate Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker Seeks To Block Stay-At-Home Order Statewide

New Downstate Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker Seeks To Block Stay-At-Home Order Statewide

James Mainer is challenging the governor's authority to extend his stay-at-home order beyond the first 30 days of his original disaster proclamation.

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Illinois Restaurants Can Reopen With Outdoor Seating May 29, Pritzker Says

Illinois Restaurants Can Reopen With Outdoor Seating May 29, Pritzker Says

Bars and restaurants are getting the green light to reopen nine days from now if they can move their customers outdoors, Gov. JB Pritzker announced Wednesday a [...]

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Three Chicago Churches Cited For Disorderly Conduct For Holding Services Over Weekend

Three Chicago Churches Cited For Disorderly Conduct For Holding Services Over Weekend

Three churches were issued disorderly conduct citations for holding services last weekend in violation of Gov. JB Pritzker's stay at home order.

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Illinois GOP Leaders Say Graduated Income Tax Would Hurt Economic Recovery, Want Proposal Removed From November Ballot

Illinois GOP Leaders Say Graduated Income Tax Would Hurt Economic Recovery, Want Proposal Removed From November Ballot

“If the GOP wants to keep people from voting on this, keep people away from the ballot box, that says something about the lack of confidence in their position, [...]

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Gov. JB Pritzker Seeks Change Of Venue For Rep. Darren Bailey's Lawsuit Challenging Stay-At-Home Order

Gov. JB Pritzker Seeks Change Of Venue For Rep. Darren Bailey's Lawsuit Challenging Stay-At-Home Order

Bailey, a Republican from Xenia, is challenging the Democratic governor's authority to extend his stay-at-home order beyond the first 30 days of his original d [...]

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Another Federal Judge Sides With Gov. JB Pritzker, Rejects Two Churches' Challenge To Stay-At-Home Order

Another Federal Judge Sides With Gov. JB Pritzker, Rejects Two Churches' Challenge To Stay-At-Home Order

“The Order has nothing to do with suppressing religion and everything to do with reducing infections and saving lives,” U.S. District Judge Robert Gettleman wr [...]

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Illinois Supreme Court Declines To Intervene In Rep. Darren Bailey's Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order

Illinois Supreme Court Declines To Intervene In Rep. Darren Bailey's Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order

“The Supreme Court is not saying they’re not going to rule on this ever, they’re just saying that they don’t want to skip over the Appellate Court is my unders [...]

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Gov. JB Pritzker And Top Staff To Work From Home After Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19

Gov. JB Pritzker And Top Staff To Work From Home After Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19

The employee had been in close contact with Pritzker and other staff members, who have all tested negative for the virus.

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Some Suburban Mayors Want Their Municipalities Reopened Before Gov. Pritzker's Set Date

Some Suburban Mayors Want Their Municipalities Reopened Before Gov. Pritzker's Set Date

A growing number of mayors in Illinois have called for action that would reopen their towns and villages ahead of Gov. JB Pritzker’s current executive order ti [...]

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First round of applications to open for business recovery grants

First round of applications to open for business recovery grants

Gov. JB Pritzker speaks at a news conference last week on the west side of Chicago as he unveils $900 million in aid programs related to COVID-19 and property [...]

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Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan For Schools To Resume In-Person Classes This Fall

Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan For Schools To Resume In-Person Classes This Fall

Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday said the entire state is on track to move to Phase 4 of the plan to reopen the economy on Friday.

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Chicago Prepares as Vote-By-Mail Expands Ahead of November Election

Chicago Prepares as Vote-By-Mail Expands Ahead of November Election

All voters who participated in recent elections will now be sent an application for a mail ballot, thanks to a bill that Gov. JB Pritzker signed into law this [...]

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Illinois Republican Party files lawsuit against Gov. JB Pritzker

SPRINGFIELD -- The Republican Party has filed a lawsuit against Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker for what they see as First Amendment rights violations. Tim Schnei

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Gov. JB Pritzker Unveils $900 Million In COVID-19 Relief Grants

Gov. JB Pritzker Unveils $900 Million In COVID-19 Relief Grants

Funded by a combination of federal coronavirus stimulus dollars and state grants, Pritzker said the funding is aimed at easing the financial burden of the viru [...]

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Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Mail-In Voting Expansion For General Election In November

Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Mail-In Voting Expansion For General Election In November

The measure was approved by state lawmakers last month, allowing the state to automatically send ballot applications to people who voted or applied for an abse [...]

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Illinois GOP Files Federal Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker Over Limits On Public Gatherings

Illinois GOP Files Federal Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker Over Limits On Public Gatherings

In a federal lawsuit filed Monday night, the Illinois GOP and other local Republican groups note the governor’s executive orders allowed religious gatherings o [...]

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Gov. JB Pritzker Cancels Illinois And Du Quoin State Fairs

Gov. JB Pritzker Cancels Illinois And Du Quoin State Fairs

Pritzker's office said he is issuing executive orders canceling both fairs this year, based on advice from public health experts to protect people from further [...]

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Best state elected official

Best state elected official

Governor JB Pritzker  Runner-Up Rep. Kelly Cassidy  Finalists: Rep. Will Guzzardi, Rep. Greg Harris...

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Gov. JB Pritzker Signs $43 Billion State Budget, Including Plan To Borrow $5 Billion From Federal Reserve

Gov. JB Pritzker Signs $43 Billion State Budget, Including Plan To Borrow $5 Billion From Federal Reserve

The spending plan essentially maintains budget levels from last year, but does not count on any increased revenue from a proposal to pass a graduated income ta [...]

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Gov. JB Pritzker Asking Insurance Companies To Act Fast To Help Businesses Pillaged By Looters

Gov. JB Pritzker Asking Insurance Companies To Act Fast To Help Businesses Pillaged By Looters

“Insurance companies must do everything in their power and are obligated to give their customers the funds they need to rebuild, and get back on their feet as [...]

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Gov. Pritzker Calls For Racial Justice At Day Of Action Event In Maywood

Gov. Pritzker Calls For Racial Justice At Day Of Action Event In Maywood

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Sunday resumed his visits to Day of Action events in the Chicago suburbs.

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Pritzker, Foxx, Preckwinkle Attend Day Of Action In Calumet City

Pritzker, Foxx, Preckwinkle Attend Day Of Action In Calumet City

Gov. JB Pritzker joined the call for racial justice Saturday morning at the South Suburban Day of Action in Calumet City. 

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Pritzker Asks Police To Provide Protection For Grocery Stores, Pharmacies, Gas Station Trying To Reopen

Pritzker Asks Police To Provide Protection For Grocery Stores, Pharmacies, Gas Station Trying To Reopen

The process of cleaning up and rebuilding after weekend looting is going to take time, but Thursday Gov. JB Pritzker had promising news about grocery stores. 

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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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LIVE UPDATES: National Guard Called Into Chicago As Unrest Persists

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Sunday ordered the National Guard to support Chicago police following violent protests.

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Gov. JB Pritzker Orders National Guard To Support Chicago Police

Gov. JB Pritzker Orders National Guard To Support Chicago Police

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker has ordered the National Guard to support Chicago police following violent protests Saturday night that left massive damage downtown.

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CBS 2 Goes To Gov. Pritzker With Illinois Unemployment Workers' Claims About Understaffing, Other Issues

CBS 2 Goes To Gov. Pritzker With Illinois Unemployment Workers' Claims About Understaffing, Other Issues

We have taken the allegations made by IDES workers to Gov. JB Pritzker to see how he plans to address the concerns they brought up.

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Smallest One-Day Increase In COVID-19 Cases In Illinois Since Early April; 1,111 New Cases, 160 More Deaths

Smallest One-Day Increase In COVID-19 Cases In Illinois Since Early April; 1,111 New Cases, 160 More Deaths

Gov. JB Pritzker said, as of Wednesday afternoon, Illinois has had 113,306 confirmed cases of the virus since the start of the pandemic, including 5,083 deaths [...]

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Gov. JB Pritzker Appeals After Judge Grants Stay-At-Home Exemption To Clay County Resident, Tanning Salon

Gov. JB Pritzker Appeals After Judge Grants Stay-At-Home Exemption To Clay County Resident, Tanning Salon

CHICAGO (CBS) — Gov. JB Pritzker is asking the Illinois Appellate Court to vacate a temporary restraining order granted to a Clay County business owner and his [...]

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Biker Bar Opens For Memorial Day Weekend Bash In Violation Of Gov. JB Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order

Biker Bar Opens For Memorial Day Weekend Bash In Violation Of Gov. JB Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order

Poopy's Pub opened the gates on Friday, and the bikers came from near and far. Not on the menu: social distancing or masks.

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Gov. Pritzker Announces Guidelines For Safe Reopening Of Businesses Under Phase 3 Of Restore Illinois Plan

Gov. Pritzker Announces Guidelines For Safe Reopening Of Businesses Under Phase 3 Of Restore Illinois Plan

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Sunday released industry-specific guidelines to allow for the safe reopening of businesses, as the state moves toward entering Pha [...]

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Some Chicago Churches Again Set To Hold Sunday Services Despite Gov. Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order

Some Chicago Churches Again Set To Hold Sunday Services Despite Gov. Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order

Some churches in Chicago were set to open their doors to worshipers on Sunday, going against Gov. JB Pritzker’s stay-at-home order during the coronavirus pande [...]

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South Side Churches Praising President Trump's Call For Churches To Reopen Plan To Hold Services Sunday

Some South Side religious leaders are praising President Donald Trump's call to allow churches to reopen and say they want Gov. JB Pritzker and Mayor Lori Ligh [...]

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Mail In Voting Expansion Bill Passes Illinois Senate, Now Awaits Governor Pritzker's Signature

Mail In Voting Expansion Bill Passes Illinois Senate, Now Awaits Governor Pritzker's Signature

A bill to expand Illlinois' vote by mail program cleared the state Senate on Friday, and now heads to Gov. JB Pritizker for his signature. 

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New Downstate Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker Seeks To Block Stay-At-Home Order Statewide

New Downstate Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker Seeks To Block Stay-At-Home Order Statewide

James Mainer is challenging the governor's authority to extend his stay-at-home order beyond the first 30 days of his original disaster proclamation.

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Lightfoot: Chicago Restaurants Won't Be Able To Open Next Week

CHICAGO (CBS) — Despite Governor JB Pritzker’s announcement that restaurants will soon be able to open in Illinois as part of the COVID-19 Phase 3 plan, there’ [...]

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Illinois Preps For Phase Three Of Restaurants, Salons And Barbershops

Illinois Preps For Phase Three Of Restaurants, Salons And Barbershops

What does phase three of Gov. JB Pritzker's reopening plan look like for the City of Chicago? Mayor Lori Lightfoot has not yet said.

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Illinois Restaurants Can Reopen With Outdoor Seating May 29, Pritzker Says

Illinois Restaurants Can Reopen With Outdoor Seating May 29, Pritzker Says

Bars and restaurants are getting the green light to reopen nine days from now if they can move their customers outdoors, Gov. JB Pritzker announced Wednesday a [...]

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More Than 100,000 COVID-19 Cases Confirmed, Pritzker Says More Places Will Be Allowed To Reopen

More Than 100,000 COVID-19 Cases Confirmed, Pritzker Says More Places Will Be Allowed To Reopen

CHICAGO (CBS) —  Despite the number of COVID-19 cases in the state now at 100,00 Illinois Governor JB Pritzker said additional activities can be added for the [...]

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Three Chicago Churches Cited For Disorderly Conduct For Holding Services Over Weekend

Three Chicago Churches Cited For Disorderly Conduct For Holding Services Over Weekend

Three churches were issued disorderly conduct citations for holding services last weekend in violation of Gov. JB Pritzker's stay at home order.

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Naperville Park District Suing Gov. Pritzker To Reopen

Naperville Park District Suing Gov. Pritzker To Reopen

Naperville's Park District is filing a lawsuit against Gov. JB Pritzker, asking a judge to let them reopen their facilities on their own timeframe. 

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Illinois GOP Leaders Say Graduated Income Tax Would Hurt Economic Recovery, Want Proposal Removed From November Ballot

Illinois GOP Leaders Say Graduated Income Tax Would Hurt Economic Recovery, Want Proposal Removed From November Ballot

“If the GOP wants to keep people from voting on this, keep people away from the ballot box, that says something about the lack of confidence in their position, [...]

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Gov. JB Pritzker Urges Republican Critics To Stop 'Pushing Stories' About His Family's Whereabouts; 'There Are Threats To My Safety And To Their Safety'

Gov. JB Pritzker Urges Republican Critics To Stop 'Pushing Stories' About His Family's Whereabouts; 'There Are Threats To My Safety And To Their Safety'

In the wake of questions about where his family has been staying during the statewide stay-at-home order, Gov. JB Pritzker on Friday said he's been protective [...]

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Gov. JB Pritzker Seeks Change Of Venue For Rep. Darren Bailey's Lawsuit Challenging Stay-At-Home Order

Gov. JB Pritzker Seeks Change Of Venue For Rep. Darren Bailey's Lawsuit Challenging Stay-At-Home Order

Bailey, a Republican from Xenia, is challenging the Democratic governor's authority to extend his stay-at-home order beyond the first 30 days of his original d [...]

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New Website 'Get Hired Illinois' Links Unemployed Residents With Jobs

Governor JB Pritzker announced a new plan, using state resources, to help people get back to work. 

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Another Federal Judge Sides With Gov. JB Pritzker, Rejects Two Churches' Challenge To Stay-At-Home Order

Another Federal Judge Sides With Gov. JB Pritzker, Rejects Two Churches' Challenge To Stay-At-Home Order

“The Order has nothing to do with suppressing religion and everything to do with reducing infections and saving lives,” U.S. District Judge Robert Gettleman wr [...]

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Suburban Mayors Look to Speed Up Reopening Timeline

Suburban mayors are looking to reopen businesses sooner than the plan put forward by JB Pritzker would allow for, and area churches are taking their battle to [...]

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INTERACTIVE: Here's What It'll Take For Illinois To Reopen

INTERACTIVE: Here's What It'll Take For Illinois To Reopen

CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois has started the process of reopening after Gov. JB Pritzker announced his plan to “Restore Illinois” last week.... The plan incorporat [...]

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Illinois Supreme Court Declines To Intervene In Rep. Darren Bailey's Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order

Illinois Supreme Court Declines To Intervene In Rep. Darren Bailey's Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order

“The Supreme Court is not saying they’re not going to rule on this ever, they’re just saying that they don’t want to skip over the Appellate Court is my unders [...]

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Gov. JB Pritzker Self-Quarantining After Staffer Contracts Coronavirus

Gov. JB Pritzker Self-Quarantining After Staffer Contracts Coronavirus

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D)'s office announced that he is self-quarantining after a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus. 

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Gov. JB Pritzker And Top Staff To Work From Home After Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19

Gov. JB Pritzker And Top Staff To Work From Home After Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19

The employee had been in close contact with Pritzker and other staff members, who have all tested negative for the virus.

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Pritzker Pushes Back Against Critics Of Plan To Reopen Illinois

Pritzker Pushes Back Against Critics Of Plan To Reopen Illinois

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Sunday pushed back against critics of his plans to reopen Illinois.

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Some Suburban Mayors Want Their Municipalities Reopened Before Gov. Pritzker's Set Date

Some Suburban Mayors Want Their Municipalities Reopened Before Gov. Pritzker's Set Date

A growing number of mayors in Illinois have called for action that would reopen their towns and villages ahead of Gov. JB Pritzker’s current executive order ti [...]

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Mayor Lightfoot: 'Protecting Chicago Framework' 5 Phase Gradual Reopening

Mayor Lightfoot: 'Protecting Chicago Framework' 5 Phase Gradual Reopening

CHICAGO (CBS) — As Illinois Governor JB Pritzker announced plans for a gradual and regional reopening roll-out for the state, Chicago’s mayor released informat [...]

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