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Infection rate up slightly as state surpasses 138,000 cases

Infection rate up slightly as state surpasses 138,000 cases

The positivity rate for COVID-19 is up but hospitalizations are down. Gov. J.B. Pritzker says two testing sites will stay open despite a federal funding cut.

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Anti-abortion group sues to hold large gatherings

Anti-abortion group sues to hold large gatherings

An Illinois anti-abortion nonprofit filed a federal lawsuit challenging Gov. J.B. Pritzker's social gathering restrictions, arguing it should be excluded from [...]

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South Side lawmakers ask Pritzker to reject General Iron’s move

South Side lawmakers ask Pritzker to reject General Iron’s move

Pollution from the metal and car-shredding operation is discriminatory and would contribute to health problems, legislators say.

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Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 and 38 additional fatalities, bringing the total number of known cases to 137,82 [...]

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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 Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

The city of Chicago is launching four new free coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday as the city and state prepare to enter phase four of reopening at the [...]

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Amazon to Build 2 Fulfillment Centers in Chicago's South Suburbs

Amazon to Build 2 Fulfillment Centers in Chicago's South Suburbs

Two new Amazon fulfillment centers are coming to Chicago’s south suburbs, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announce [...]

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Chicago Protests: Juneteenth Celebrations, Pritzker Plans to Make State Holiday

Chicago Protests: Juneteenth Celebrations, Pritzker Plans to Make State Holiday

Juneteenth celebrations and services took place across Chicago Friday, calling for an end to systemic racism on the annual day commemorating the end of the sla [...]

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Orland Park sues Gov. Pritzker over COVID-19 restrictions

Orland Park sues Gov. Pritzker over COVID-19 restrictions

Orland Park sues Gov. Pritzker over COVID-19 restrictions, alleging they violate the Constitution

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All four of Illinois’ health regions are currently on track to move to phase fou [...]

All four of Illinois’ health regions are currently on track to move to phase four as early as next week, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday. “All regions seem t [...]

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Pritzker Announces Rent Support and Business Relief Fund

Pritzker Announces Rent Support and Business Relief Fund

Illinoisans struggling to pay mortgages and rent and small businesses, all impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, will have access to $900 million in grants, Go [...]

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Gov. J.B. Pritzker promotes $900 million federally funded coronavirus relief package

Gov. J.B. Pritzker promotes $900 million federally funded coronavirus relief package

Gov. J.B. Pritzker joined members of the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus on Wednesday to highlight more than $900 million in funding for rent and mortgage as [...]

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Pritzker announces $900M in COVID-19 relief grants for small businesses, struggling renters

Pritzker announces $900M in COVID-19 relief grants for small businesses, struggling renters

The governor also announced that he would be extending a residential eviction ban until July 31. Pritzker first banned evictions when he issued a stay-at-home [...]

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Chamber chief: State needs to modify reopening plan

Chamber chief: State needs to modify reopening plan

While Gov. J.B. Pritzker's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic has been commendable, more needs to be done to keep businesses in Illinois from closing due to the [...]

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New rules for firearms dealers finally approved

New rules for firearms dealers finally approved

New, permanent regulations that govern licensed firearms dealers in Illinois have finally been approved 18 months after Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the bill into [...]

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Elected officials call for flags to be flown at half staff on Juneteenth, also seek relief bill for black Illinoisans

Elected officials call for flags to be flown at half staff on Juneteenth, also seek relief bill for black Illinoisans

State, local Oak Park officials call for flags to be flown at half staff on Juneteenth, ask Gov. Pritzker to assist Black residents

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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 Not Planning to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine, Pritzker Says

Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine, Pritzker Says

With other states implementing a mandatory quarantine on visitors from viral hotspots, Gov. J.B. Pritzker says such a move isn’t being planned for Illinois, bu [...]

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Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzker, claims COVID-19 gathering limits unconstitutional

Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzker, claims COVID-19 gathering limits unconstitutional

An Illinois anti-abortion group alleges in a federal lawsuit that Gov. J.B. Pritzker has unconstitutionally allowed certain groups to disregard the state’s lim [...]

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Illinois School Guidelines: Pritzker Warns Second Wave of Virus Could Mean Return to Remote Learning

Illinois School Guidelines: Pritzker Warns Second Wave of Virus Could Mean Return to Remote Learning

With coronavirus numbers continuing their decline in Illinois, Gov. J.B. Pritzker unveiled a series of guidelines designed to get students back into classrooms [...]

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Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker to Release Guidance for Schools

Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker to Release Guidance for Schools

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday is expected to release long-awaited guidance for schools across the state as questions swirl over how instructions will [...]

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Phase 4 of reopening Friday: What you need to know, and what doctors warn

Phase 4 of reopening Friday: What you need to know, and what doctors warn

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced guidelines for residents, business and industries as the state eases more restrictions related to COVID-19 on Friday that will reo [...]

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What's Phase 4 in Illinois? A Breakdown of What It Means for Residents

What's Phase 4 in Illinois? A Breakdown of What It Means for Residents

Illinois is about to enter phase four. But what will that mean for residents? The phase is the fourth of a five-step plan to reopen Illinois from a shutdown du [...]

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Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker Releases Guidelines for Phase 4

Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker Releases Guidelines for Phase 4

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday released new guidelines for Illinois as the state looks to move into phase four of its reopening plan on Friday. Phase four of the [...]

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Hundreds March in Downtown Chicago Juneteenth Rally Calling For Racial Justice

Hundreds March in Downtown Chicago Juneteenth Rally Calling For Racial Justice

Hundreds of people, including Illinois faith leaders and politicians, participated in a march Friday in downtown Chicago, calling for an end to systemic racism [...]

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Fran Spielman interviews Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul

Fran Spielman interviews Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul

Sun-Times City Hall reporter Fran Spielman is joined by Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul to discuss his recent COVID-19 diagnosis, defending Governor J.B. [...]

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All 4 Regions in Illinois on Track to Enter Phase 4 Next Week, Pritzker Says

All 4 Regions in Illinois on Track to Enter Phase 4 Next Week, Pritzker Says

All four of Illinois’ health regions are currently on track to move to phase four as early as next week, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday. “All regions seem t [...]

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Gov. Pritzker Says Flags Will Be Lowered on Juneteenth in Illinois

Statewide, Illinois has reported more than 132,000 cases in all but one of the state’s 102 counties, with more than 6,300 fatalities as of Sunday. The state wa [...]

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Leaders say flags should be at half-staff for Juneteenth

Leaders say flags should be at half-staff for Juneteenth

A group of state and local politicians has urged Gov. J.B. Pritzker to lower the state's flags to half-staff on Juneteenth in recognition of "the lives lost be [...]

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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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Pritzker, Foxx to get tested for COVID-19 after attending event with newly diagnosed state AG Kwame Raoul (LIVE UPDATES)

Pritzker, Foxx to get tested for COVID-19 after attending event with newly diagnosed state AG Kwame Raoul (LIVE UPDATES)

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul announced Tuesday that he has tested positive for COVID-19, prompting Gov. J.B. Pritzker and other Democrats to vow to ge [...]

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Illinois Republican Party sues Dem governor Pritzker over right to assemble during coronavirus lockdowns

Illinois Republican Party sues Dem governor Pritzker over right to assemble during coronavirus lockdowns

The Illinois Republican Party, along with other GOP groups, has filed a lawsuit over its right to assemble as a political group during the coronavirus pandemic [...]

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Crespo appointed to Restore Illinois commission

Crespo appointed to Restore Illinois commission

State Rep. Fred Crespo of Hoffman Estates has been appointed to the Restore Illinois Collaborative Commission to provide guidance to Gov. J.B. Pritzker on safe [...]

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Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to quarantine visitors from states with spiking COVID-19 infection rates

Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to quarantine visitors from states with spiking COVID-19 infection rates

Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday he is not currently considering asking visitors to Illinois from states with spiking coronavirus infection rates to quarantin [...]

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Prosecutor Who Resigned From Stone Case to Testify Before

The U.S. Department of Justice announced its support Friday of a lawsuit filed by an Illinois lawmaker challenging restrictions imposed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s [...]

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Read the Full Guidance for Illinois Schools as They Prepare for Fall Instruction

Read the Full Guidance for Illinois Schools as They Prepare for Fall Instruction

With Illinois schools allowed to return for in-person learning comes plenty of questions and concerns as schools and universities prepare for fall. News that i [...]

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LIVE: Pritzker to Give Coronavirus Update at 2:30 P.M. as Illinois Prepares for Phase 4

LIVE: Pritzker to Give Coronavirus Update at 2:30 P.M. as Illinois Prepares for Phase 4

NOTE: Watch the governor’s 2:30 p.m. press conference live in the player above Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is set to deliver a coronavirus update as the state [...]

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Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday as Illinois Enters Phase 4 of Reopening

Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday as Illinois Enters Phase 4 of Reopening

Gyms, fitness centers and health clubs across Illinois will be permitted to reopen Friday as the state enters phase four of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s five-step reop [...]

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Eased restrictions coming Friday allow youth sports, movie theaters and more

Eased restrictions coming Friday allow youth sports, movie theaters and more

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced guidelines for residents, business and industries as the state eases more restrictions related to COVID-19 on Friday that will reo [...]

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Amy McGrath and Eliot Engel live hundreds of miles apart in states with dramatic [...]

Amy McGrath and Eliot Engel live hundreds of miles apart in states with dramatically different politics... Gov. J.B. Pritzker responded to critics who said Ill [...]

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Illinois Gov. Pritzker Says He Plans to Make Juneteenth a State Holiday

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Says He Plans to Make Juneteenth a State Holiday

Gov. J.B. Pritzker plans to make Juneteenth a state holiday in Illinois, he announced Friday. “This Juneteenth comes as hundreds of thousands of protestors acr [...]

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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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Pritzker orders flags to be at half-staff for Juneteenth

Pritzker orders flags to be at half-staff for Juneteenth

Gov. J.B. Pritzker said he is ordering flags be lowered in Illinois to commemorate Juneteenth on June 19. Juneteenth is the oldest-known celebration commemorat [...]

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Chicago Restaurant Worker Pens Open Letter to Pritzker, Lightfoot Asking For Food Service Coronavirus Protections

Chicago Restaurant Worker Pens Open Letter to Pritzker, Lightfoot Asking For Food Service Coronavirus Protections

A restaurant worker employed by a popular eatery in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood published a letter Tuesday asking Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker and [...]

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Gov. Pritzker Tests Negative for Coronavirus After Attending Protests

Gov. Pritzker Tests Negative for Coronavirus After Attending Protests

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Wednesday that he has tested negative for coronavirus after attending multiple protests in the wake of George Floyd’s dea [...]

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Massive Expansion of Vote-by-Mail Approved in Illinois

Massive Expansion of Vote-by-Mail Approved in Illinois

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday approved a massive expansion in voting by mail, a plan derided by Republicans nationally.

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Politicians, advocates urge Gov. Pritzker to lower flags statewide on Juneteenth

Politicians, advocates urge Gov. Pritzker to lower flags statewide on Juneteenth

State Rep. La Shawn K. Ford said the move would be a step toward addressing the inequities and injustices against the Black community.

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Infection rate up slightly as state surpasses 138,000 cases

Infection rate up slightly as state surpasses 138,000 cases

The positivity rate for COVID-19 is up but hospitalizations are down. Gov. J.B. Pritzker says two testing sites will stay open despite a federal funding cut.

Read full article: Infection rate up slightly as state surp...→
Crespo appointed to Restore Illinois commission

Crespo appointed to Restore Illinois commission

State Rep. Fred Crespo of Hoffman Estates has been appointed to the Restore Illinois Collaborative Commission to provide guidance to Gov. J.B. Pritzker on safe [...]

Read full article: Crespo appointed to Restore Illinois com...→
Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine, Pritzker Says

Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine, Pritzker Says

With other states implementing a mandatory quarantine on visitors from viral hotspots, Gov. J.B. Pritzker says such a move isn’t being planned for Illinois, bu [...]

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South Side lawmakers ask Pritzker to reject General Iron’s move

South Side lawmakers ask Pritzker to reject General Iron’s move

Pollution from the metal and car-shredding operation is discriminatory and would contribute to health problems, legislators say.

Read full article: South Side lawmakers ask Pritzker to rej...→
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Prosecutor Who Resigned From Stone Case to Testify Before

The U.S. Department of Justice announced its support Friday of a lawsuit filed by an Illinois lawmaker challenging restrictions imposed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s [...]

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Illinois School Guidelines: Pritzker Warns Second Wave of Virus Could Mean Return to Remote Learning

Illinois School Guidelines: Pritzker Warns Second Wave of Virus Could Mean Return to Remote Learning

With coronavirus numbers continuing their decline in Illinois, Gov. J.B. Pritzker unveiled a series of guidelines designed to get students back into classrooms [...]

Read full article: Illinois School Guidelines: Pritzker War...→
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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LIVE: Pritzker to Give Coronavirus Update at 2:30 P.M. as Illinois Prepares for Phase 4

LIVE: Pritzker to Give Coronavirus Update at 2:30 P.M. as Illinois Prepares for Phase 4

NOTE: Watch the governor’s 2:30 p.m. press conference live in the player above Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is set to deliver a coronavirus update as the state [...]

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Phase 4 of reopening Friday: What you need to know, and what doctors warn

Phase 4 of reopening Friday: What you need to know, and what doctors warn

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced guidelines for residents, business and industries as the state eases more restrictions related to COVID-19 on Friday that will reo [...]

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Amazon to Build 2 Fulfillment Centers in Chicago's South Suburbs

Amazon to Build 2 Fulfillment Centers in Chicago's South Suburbs

Two new Amazon fulfillment centers are coming to Chicago’s south suburbs, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announce [...]

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Eased restrictions coming Friday allow youth sports, movie theaters and more

Eased restrictions coming Friday allow youth sports, movie theaters and more

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced guidelines for residents, business and industries as the state eases more restrictions related to COVID-19 on Friday that will reo [...]

Read full article: Eased restrictions coming Friday allow y...→
Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker Releases Guidelines for Phase 4

Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker Releases Guidelines for Phase 4

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday released new guidelines for Illinois as the state looks to move into phase four of its reopening plan on Friday. Phase four of the [...]

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Chicago Protests: Juneteenth Celebrations, Pritzker Plans to Make State Holiday

Chicago Protests: Juneteenth Celebrations, Pritzker Plans to Make State Holiday

Juneteenth celebrations and services took place across Chicago Friday, calling for an end to systemic racism on the annual day commemorating the end of the sla [...]

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Illinois Gov. Pritzker Says He Plans to Make Juneteenth a State Holiday

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Says He Plans to Make Juneteenth a State Holiday

Gov. J.B. Pritzker plans to make Juneteenth a state holiday in Illinois, he announced Friday. “This Juneteenth comes as hundreds of thousands of protestors acr [...]

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Fran Spielman interviews Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul

Fran Spielman interviews Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul

Sun-Times City Hall reporter Fran Spielman is joined by Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul to discuss his recent COVID-19 diagnosis, defending Governor J.B. [...]

Read full article: Fran Spielman interviews Illinois Attorn...→

All four of Illinois’ health regions are currently on track to move to phase fou [...]

All four of Illinois’ health regions are currently on track to move to phase four as early as next week, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday. “All regions seem t [...]

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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. Pritzker Says Flags Will Be Lowered on Juneteenth in Illinois

Statewide, Illinois has reported more than 132,000 cases in all but one of the state’s 102 counties, with more than 6,300 fatalities as of Sunday. The state wa [...]

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Gov. J.B. Pritzker promotes $900 million federally funded coronavirus relief package

Gov. J.B. Pritzker promotes $900 million federally funded coronavirus relief package

Gov. J.B. Pritzker joined members of the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus on Wednesday to highlight more than $900 million in funding for rent and mortgage as [...]

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Chicago Restaurant Worker Pens Open Letter to Pritzker, Lightfoot Asking For Food Service Coronavirus Protections

Chicago Restaurant Worker Pens Open Letter to Pritzker, Lightfoot Asking For Food Service Coronavirus Protections

A restaurant worker employed by a popular eatery in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood published a letter Tuesday asking Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker and [...]

Read full article: Chicago Restaurant Worker Pens Open Lett...→
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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Chamber chief: State needs to modify reopening plan

Chamber chief: State needs to modify reopening plan

While Gov. J.B. Pritzker's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic has been commendable, more needs to be done to keep businesses in Illinois from closing due to the [...]

Read full article: Chamber chief: State needs to modify reo...→
Massive Expansion of Vote-by-Mail Approved in Illinois

Massive Expansion of Vote-by-Mail Approved in Illinois

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday approved a massive expansion in voting by mail, a plan derided by Republicans nationally.

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Illinois Republican Party sues Dem governor Pritzker over right to assemble during coronavirus lockdowns

Illinois Republican Party sues Dem governor Pritzker over right to assemble during coronavirus lockdowns

The Illinois Republican Party, along with other GOP groups, has filed a lawsuit over its right to assemble as a political group during the coronavirus pandemic [...]

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Elected officials call for flags to be flown at half staff on Juneteenth, also seek relief bill for black Illinoisans

Elected officials call for flags to be flown at half staff on Juneteenth, also seek relief bill for black Illinoisans

State, local Oak Park officials call for flags to be flown at half staff on Juneteenth, ask Gov. Pritzker to assist Black residents

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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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Anti-abortion group sues to hold large gatherings

Anti-abortion group sues to hold large gatherings

An Illinois anti-abortion nonprofit filed a federal lawsuit challenging Gov. J.B. Pritzker's social gathering restrictions, arguing it should be excluded from [...]

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Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to quarantine visitors from states with spiking COVID-19 infection rates

Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to quarantine visitors from states with spiking COVID-19 infection rates

Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday he is not currently considering asking visitors to Illinois from states with spiking coronavirus infection rates to quarantin [...]

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Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzker, claims COVID-19 gathering limits unconstitutional

Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzker, claims COVID-19 gathering limits unconstitutional

An Illinois anti-abortion group alleges in a federal lawsuit that Gov. J.B. Pritzker has unconstitutionally allowed certain groups to disregard the state’s lim [...]

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Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 and 38 additional fatalities, bringing the total number of known cases to 137,82 [...]

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Read the Full Guidance for Illinois Schools as They Prepare for Fall Instruction

Read the Full Guidance for Illinois Schools as They Prepare for Fall Instruction

With Illinois schools allowed to return for in-person learning comes plenty of questions and concerns as schools and universities prepare for fall. News that i [...]

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Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker to Release Guidance for Schools

Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker to Release Guidance for Schools

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday is expected to release long-awaited guidance for schools across the state as questions swirl over how instructions will [...]

Read full article: Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker to Rel...→
Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

The city of Chicago is launching four new free coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday as the city and state prepare to enter phase four of reopening at the [...]

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Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday as Illinois Enters Phase 4 of Reopening

Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday as Illinois Enters Phase 4 of Reopening

Gyms, fitness centers and health clubs across Illinois will be permitted to reopen Friday as the state enters phase four of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s five-step reop [...]

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What's Phase 4 in Illinois? A Breakdown of What It Means for Residents

What's Phase 4 in Illinois? A Breakdown of What It Means for Residents

Illinois is about to enter phase four. But what will that mean for residents? The phase is the fourth of a five-step plan to reopen Illinois from a shutdown du [...]

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Amy McGrath and Eliot Engel live hundreds of miles apart in states with dramatic [...]

Amy McGrath and Eliot Engel live hundreds of miles apart in states with dramatically different politics... Gov. J.B. Pritzker responded to critics who said Ill [...]

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Hundreds March in Downtown Chicago Juneteenth Rally Calling For Racial Justice

Hundreds March in Downtown Chicago Juneteenth Rally Calling For Racial Justice

Hundreds of people, including Illinois faith leaders and politicians, participated in a march Friday in downtown Chicago, calling for an end to systemic racism [...]

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Orland Park sues Gov. Pritzker over COVID-19 restrictions

Orland Park sues Gov. Pritzker over COVID-19 restrictions

Orland Park sues Gov. Pritzker over COVID-19 restrictions, alleging they violate the Constitution

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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 [...]

Read full article: Chicago Prepares as Vote-By-Mail Expands...→
All 4 Regions in Illinois on Track to Enter Phase 4 Next Week, Pritzker Says

All 4 Regions in Illinois on Track to Enter Phase 4 Next Week, Pritzker Says

All four of Illinois’ health regions are currently on track to move to phase four as early as next week, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday. “All regions seem t [...]

Read full article: All 4 Regions in Illinois on Track to En...→
Pritzker Announces Rent Support and Business Relief Fund

Pritzker Announces Rent Support and Business Relief Fund

Illinoisans struggling to pay mortgages and rent and small businesses, all impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, will have access to $900 million in grants, Go [...]

Read full article: Pritzker Announces Rent Support and Busi...→
Pritzker orders flags to be at half-staff for Juneteenth

Pritzker orders flags to be at half-staff for Juneteenth

Gov. J.B. Pritzker said he is ordering flags be lowered in Illinois to commemorate Juneteenth on June 19. Juneteenth is the oldest-known celebration commemorat [...]

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Leaders say flags should be at half-staff for Juneteenth

Leaders say flags should be at half-staff for Juneteenth

A group of state and local politicians has urged Gov. J.B. Pritzker to lower the state's flags to half-staff on Juneteenth in recognition of "the lives lost be [...]

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Pritzker announces $900M in COVID-19 relief grants for small businesses, struggling renters

Pritzker announces $900M in COVID-19 relief grants for small businesses, struggling renters

The governor also announced that he would be extending a residential eviction ban until July 31. Pritzker first banned evictions when he issued a stay-at-home [...]

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Gov. Pritzker Tests Negative for Coronavirus After Attending Protests

Gov. Pritzker Tests Negative for Coronavirus After Attending Protests

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Wednesday that he has tested negative for coronavirus after attending multiple protests in the wake of George Floyd’s dea [...]

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Pritzker, Foxx to get tested for COVID-19 after attending event with newly diagnosed state AG Kwame Raoul (LIVE UPDATES)

Pritzker, Foxx to get tested for COVID-19 after attending event with newly diagnosed state AG Kwame Raoul (LIVE UPDATES)

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul announced Tuesday that he has tested positive for COVID-19, prompting Gov. J.B. Pritzker and other Democrats to vow to ge [...]

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New rules for firearms dealers finally approved

New rules for firearms dealers finally approved

New, permanent regulations that govern licensed firearms dealers in Illinois have finally been approved 18 months after Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the bill into [...]

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Politicians, advocates urge Gov. Pritzker to lower flags statewide on Juneteenth

Politicians, advocates urge Gov. Pritzker to lower flags statewide on Juneteenth

State Rep. La Shawn K. Ford said the move would be a step toward addressing the inequities and injustices against the Black community.

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Infection rate up slightly as state surpasses 138,000 cases

Infection rate up slightly as state surpasses 138,000 cases

The positivity rate for COVID-19 is up but hospitalizations are down. Gov. J.B. Pritzker says two testing sites will stay open despite a federal funding cut.

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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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Crespo appointed to Restore Illinois commission

Crespo appointed to Restore Illinois commission

State Rep. Fred Crespo of Hoffman Estates has been appointed to the Restore Illinois Collaborative Commission to provide guidance to Gov. J.B. Pritzker on safe [...]

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Anti-abortion group sues to hold large gatherings

Anti-abortion group sues to hold large gatherings

An Illinois anti-abortion nonprofit filed a federal lawsuit challenging Gov. J.B. Pritzker's social gathering restrictions, arguing it should be excluded from [...]

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Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine, Pritzker Says

Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine, Pritzker Says

With other states implementing a mandatory quarantine on visitors from viral hotspots, Gov. J.B. Pritzker says such a move isn’t being planned for Illinois, bu [...]

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Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to quarantine visitors from states with spiking COVID-19 infection rates

Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to quarantine visitors from states with spiking COVID-19 infection rates

Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday he is not currently considering asking visitors to Illinois from states with spiking coronavirus infection rates to quarantin [...]

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South Side lawmakers ask Pritzker to reject General Iron’s move

South Side lawmakers ask Pritzker to reject General Iron’s move

Pollution from the metal and car-shredding operation is discriminatory and would contribute to health problems, legislators say.

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Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzker, claims COVID-19 gathering limits unconstitutional

Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzker, claims COVID-19 gathering limits unconstitutional

An Illinois anti-abortion group alleges in a federal lawsuit that Gov. J.B. Pritzker has unconstitutionally allowed certain groups to disregard the state’s lim [...]

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Prosecutor Who Resigned From Stone Case to Testify Before

The U.S. Department of Justice announced its support Friday of a lawsuit filed by an Illinois lawmaker challenging restrictions imposed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s [...]

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Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 a [...]

Illinois health officials on Tuesday announced 601 new known cases of COVID-19 and 38 additional fatalities, bringing the total number of known cases to 137,82 [...]

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Illinois School Guidelines: Pritzker Warns Second Wave of Virus Could Mean Return to Remote Learning

Illinois School Guidelines: Pritzker Warns Second Wave of Virus Could Mean Return to Remote Learning

With coronavirus numbers continuing their decline in Illinois, Gov. J.B. Pritzker unveiled a series of guidelines designed to get students back into classrooms [...]

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Read the Full Guidance for Illinois Schools as They Prepare for Fall Instruction

Read the Full Guidance for Illinois Schools as They Prepare for Fall Instruction

With Illinois schools allowed to return for in-person learning comes plenty of questions and concerns as schools and universities prepare for fall. News that i [...]

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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 Reopening Plan: Pritzker to Release Guidance for Schools

Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker to Release Guidance for Schools

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday is expected to release long-awaited guidance for schools across the state as questions swirl over how instructions will [...]

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LIVE: Pritzker to Give Coronavirus Update at 2:30 P.M. as Illinois Prepares for Phase 4

LIVE: Pritzker to Give Coronavirus Update at 2:30 P.M. as Illinois Prepares for Phase 4

NOTE: Watch the governor’s 2:30 p.m. press conference live in the player above Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is set to deliver a coronavirus update as the state [...]

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

The city of Chicago is launching four new free coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday as the city and state prepare to enter phase four of reopening at the [...]

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Phase 4 of reopening Friday: What you need to know, and what doctors warn

Phase 4 of reopening Friday: What you need to know, and what doctors warn

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced guidelines for residents, business and industries as the state eases more restrictions related to COVID-19 on Friday that will reo [...]

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Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday as Illinois Enters Phase 4 of Reopening

Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday as Illinois Enters Phase 4 of Reopening

Gyms, fitness centers and health clubs across Illinois will be permitted to reopen Friday as the state enters phase four of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s five-step reop [...]

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Amazon to Build 2 Fulfillment Centers in Chicago's South Suburbs

Amazon to Build 2 Fulfillment Centers in Chicago's South Suburbs

Two new Amazon fulfillment centers are coming to Chicago’s south suburbs, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announce [...]

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What's Phase 4 in Illinois? A Breakdown of What It Means for Residents

What's Phase 4 in Illinois? A Breakdown of What It Means for Residents

Illinois is about to enter phase four. But what will that mean for residents? The phase is the fourth of a five-step plan to reopen Illinois from a shutdown du [...]

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Eased restrictions coming Friday allow youth sports, movie theaters and more

Eased restrictions coming Friday allow youth sports, movie theaters and more

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced guidelines for residents, business and industries as the state eases more restrictions related to COVID-19 on Friday that will reo [...]

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Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker Releases Guidelines for Phase 4

Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker Releases Guidelines for Phase 4

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday released new guidelines for Illinois as the state looks to move into phase four of its reopening plan on Friday. Phase four of the [...]

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Amy McGrath and Eliot Engel live hundreds of miles apart in states with dramatic [...]

Amy McGrath and Eliot Engel live hundreds of miles apart in states with dramatically different politics... Gov. J.B. Pritzker responded to critics who said Ill [...]

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Chicago Protests: Juneteenth Celebrations, Pritzker Plans to Make State Holiday

Chicago Protests: Juneteenth Celebrations, Pritzker Plans to Make State Holiday

Juneteenth celebrations and services took place across Chicago Friday, calling for an end to systemic racism on the annual day commemorating the end of the sla [...]

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Hundreds March in Downtown Chicago Juneteenth Rally Calling For Racial Justice

Hundreds March in Downtown Chicago Juneteenth Rally Calling For Racial Justice

Hundreds of people, including Illinois faith leaders and politicians, participated in a march Friday in downtown Chicago, calling for an end to systemic racism [...]

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Illinois Gov. Pritzker Says He Plans to Make Juneteenth a State Holiday

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Says He Plans to Make Juneteenth a State Holiday

Gov. J.B. Pritzker plans to make Juneteenth a state holiday in Illinois, he announced Friday. “This Juneteenth comes as hundreds of thousands of protestors acr [...]

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Orland Park sues Gov. Pritzker over COVID-19 restrictions

Orland Park sues Gov. Pritzker over COVID-19 restrictions

Orland Park sues Gov. Pritzker over COVID-19 restrictions, alleging they violate the Constitution

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Fran Spielman interviews Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul

Fran Spielman interviews Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul

Sun-Times City Hall reporter Fran Spielman is joined by Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul to discuss his recent COVID-19 diagnosis, defending Governor J.B. [...]

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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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All four of Illinois’ health regions are currently on track to move to phase fou [...]

All four of Illinois’ health regions are currently on track to move to phase four as early as next week, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday. “All regions seem t [...]

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All 4 Regions in Illinois on Track to Enter Phase 4 Next Week, Pritzker Says

All 4 Regions in Illinois on Track to Enter Phase 4 Next Week, Pritzker Says

All four of Illinois’ health regions are currently on track to move to phase four as early as next week, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday. “All regions seem t [...]

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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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Pritzker Announces Rent Support and Business Relief Fund

Pritzker Announces Rent Support and Business Relief Fund

Illinoisans struggling to pay mortgages and rent and small businesses, all impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, will have access to $900 million in grants, Go [...]

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Gov. Pritzker Says Flags Will Be Lowered on Juneteenth in Illinois

Statewide, Illinois has reported more than 132,000 cases in all but one of the state’s 102 counties, with more than 6,300 fatalities as of Sunday. The state wa [...]

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Pritzker orders flags to be at half-staff for Juneteenth

Pritzker orders flags to be at half-staff for Juneteenth

Gov. J.B. Pritzker said he is ordering flags be lowered in Illinois to commemorate Juneteenth on June 19. Juneteenth is the oldest-known celebration commemorat [...]

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Gov. J.B. Pritzker promotes $900 million federally funded coronavirus relief package

Gov. J.B. Pritzker promotes $900 million federally funded coronavirus relief package

Gov. J.B. Pritzker joined members of the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus on Wednesday to highlight more than $900 million in funding for rent and mortgage as [...]

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Leaders say flags should be at half-staff for Juneteenth

Leaders say flags should be at half-staff for Juneteenth

A group of state and local politicians has urged Gov. J.B. Pritzker to lower the state's flags to half-staff on Juneteenth in recognition of "the lives lost be [...]

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Chicago Restaurant Worker Pens Open Letter to Pritzker, Lightfoot Asking For Food Service Coronavirus Protections

Chicago Restaurant Worker Pens Open Letter to Pritzker, Lightfoot Asking For Food Service Coronavirus Protections

A restaurant worker employed by a popular eatery in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood published a letter Tuesday asking Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker and [...]

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Pritzker announces $900M in COVID-19 relief grants for small businesses, struggling renters

Pritzker announces $900M in COVID-19 relief grants for small businesses, struggling renters

The governor also announced that he would be extending a residential eviction ban until July 31. Pritzker first banned evictions when he issued a stay-at-home [...]

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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. Pritzker Tests Negative for Coronavirus After Attending Protests

Gov. Pritzker Tests Negative for Coronavirus After Attending Protests

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Wednesday that he has tested negative for coronavirus after attending multiple protests in the wake of George Floyd’s dea [...]

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Chamber chief: State needs to modify reopening plan

Chamber chief: State needs to modify reopening plan

While Gov. J.B. Pritzker's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic has been commendable, more needs to be done to keep businesses in Illinois from closing due to the [...]

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Pritzker, Foxx to get tested for COVID-19 after attending event with newly diagnosed state AG Kwame Raoul (LIVE UPDATES)

Pritzker, Foxx to get tested for COVID-19 after attending event with newly diagnosed state AG Kwame Raoul (LIVE UPDATES)

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul announced Tuesday that he has tested positive for COVID-19, prompting Gov. J.B. Pritzker and other Democrats to vow to ge [...]

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Massive Expansion of Vote-by-Mail Approved in Illinois

Massive Expansion of Vote-by-Mail Approved in Illinois

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday approved a massive expansion in voting by mail, a plan derided by Republicans nationally.

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New rules for firearms dealers finally approved

New rules for firearms dealers finally approved

New, permanent regulations that govern licensed firearms dealers in Illinois have finally been approved 18 months after Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the bill into [...]

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Illinois Republican Party sues Dem governor Pritzker over right to assemble during coronavirus lockdowns

Illinois Republican Party sues Dem governor Pritzker over right to assemble during coronavirus lockdowns

The Illinois Republican Party, along with other GOP groups, has filed a lawsuit over its right to assemble as a political group during the coronavirus pandemic [...]

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Politicians, advocates urge Gov. Pritzker to lower flags statewide on Juneteenth

Politicians, advocates urge Gov. Pritzker to lower flags statewide on Juneteenth

State Rep. La Shawn K. Ford said the move would be a step toward addressing the inequities and injustices against the Black community.

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Elected officials call for flags to be flown at half staff on Juneteenth, also seek relief bill for black Illinoisans

Elected officials call for flags to be flown at half staff on Juneteenth, also seek relief bill for black Illinoisans

State, local Oak Park officials call for flags to be flown at half staff on Juneteenth, ask Gov. Pritzker to assist Black residents

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