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Facing multiple legal battles with churches, Gov. J.B. Pritzker is expected to lift 10-person limit on services in new stay-at-home order

Facing multiple legal battles with churches, Gov. J.B. Pritzker is expected to lift 10-person limit on services in new stay-at-home order

Facing a barrage of legal challenges from churches, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Thursday that the state is issuing new public health guidelines for house of worshi [...] Read full article: Facing multiple legal battles with churc...→

Facing multiple legal battles with churches, Gov. J.B. Pritzker is expected to lift 10-person limit on services in new stay-at-home order

Facing multiple legal battles with churches, Gov. J.B. Pritzker is expected to lift 10-person limit on services in new stay-at-home order

Facing a barrage of legal challenges from churches, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Thursday that the state is issuing new public health guidelines for house of worshi [...] Read full article: Facing multiple legal battles with churc...→

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Says State Facing ‘Massive' COVID-19 Outbreak

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Says State Facing ‘Massive' COVID-19 Outbreak

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday that the state is facing a “massive outbreak” in the coronavirus pandemic as the numbers of new cases and hospitalization [...] Read full article: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Says State Facing...→

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 [...] Read full article: Illinois Gov. Pritzker Says He Plans to ...→

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 Read full article: Illinois Republican Party files lawsuit ...→

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 [...] Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Unveils $900 Million In...→

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 [...] Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Mail-In Voting Ex...→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker cool to hotel industry’s push for larger gatherings in next phase of reopening

Gov. J.B. Pritzker cool to hotel industry’s push for larger gatherings in next phase of reopening

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday largely dismissed a push by the hotel industry to allow meeting rooms and ballrooms to reopen at half capacity when the state move [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker cool to hotel industr...→

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 [...] Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Signs $43 Billion State...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Monday on CNN, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D-IL) said President Donald Trump "created an incendiary moment" by using tear gas on protesters so he could visit [...] Read full article: IL Gov. Pritzker: 'Racist,' 'Failure' Tr...→

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

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

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

Gov. Pritzker walks a fine line between public safety and angry critics in reopening Illinois | Miller

Gov. Pritzker walks a fine line between public safety and angry critics in reopening Illinois | Miller

In the period just before and after Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued his first stay-at-home order in March, houses of worship in Illinois reportedly experienced 13 CO [...] Read full article: Gov. Pritzker walks a fine line between ...→

Illinois governor lifts restrictions on churches after legal battles

Illinois governor lifts restrictions on churches after legal battles

Chicago churches claimed "victory" Thursday when Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker lifted the restrictions on houses of worship, after Mayor Lori Lightfoot fined chu [...] Read full article: Illinois governor lifts restrictions on ...→

Churches Claim Success as Pritzker Announces New Worship Guidelines

Churches Claim Success as Pritzker Announces New Worship Guidelines

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued new guidelines for churches and religious services Thursday as most of the state prepares to move into Phase Three of its re [...] Read full article: Churches Claim Success as Pritzker Annou...→

Chicago-area churches ask U.S. Supreme Court to intervene in legal challenge to Pritzker

Chicago-area churches ask U.S. Supreme Court to intervene in legal challenge to Pritzker

The odds of success by Elim Romanian Pentecostal Church of Chicago and Logos Baptist Ministries of Niles would seem low. Read full article: Chicago-area churches ask U.S. Supreme C...→

Gov. Polis instructs legal counsel to examine Elijah McClain case

Gov. Polis instructs legal counsel to examine Elijah McClain case

DENVER (KDVR) — Gov. Jared Polis announced Wednesday afternoon that he has instructed his legal counsel to examine the investigation into the death of Elijah M [...] Read full article: Gov. Polis instructs legal counsel to ex...→

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 Read full article: Orland Park sues Gov. Pritzker over COVI...→

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 [...] Read full article: Gov. Pritzker Says Flags Will Be Lowered...→

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 [...] Read full article: Gov. Pritzker Tests Negative for Coronav...→

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 [...] Read full article: Illinois GOP Files Federal Lawsuit Again...→

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 [...] Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Cancels Illinois And Du...→

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

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

Hundreds of people along with Gov. J.B. Pritzker marched through the streets of Matteson Monday calling for an end to racial inequality. Read full article: Gov. Pritzker marches with hundreds in M...→

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 [...] Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Asking Insurance Compan...→

Opinion: Crises Facing Gov. Newsom Echo Pete Wilson-Era Decades Ago - Times of San Diego

As the crises cascade one upon the other Democrat Gavin Newsom’s governorship bears an increasingly eery resemblance to that of Republican Pete Wilson. Read full article: Opinion: Crises Facing Gov. Newsom Echo ...→

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

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

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

How Pritzker found religion on opening up churches

The governor changed course yesterday. Given a couple other COVID-related pullbacks he's made, it sure looks like a strategic retreat. Read full article: How Pritzker found religion on opening u...→

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. Read full article: CBS 2 Goes To Gov. Pritzker With Illinoi...→

104 more Illinois coronavirus deaths; Pritzker issues Phase 3 guidance for churches

104 more Illinois coronavirus deaths; Pritzker issues Phase 3 guidance for churches

"The safest options remain remote and driving services, but for those that want to conduct in-person activities," Pritzker said of religious services, with the [...] Read full article: 104 more Illinois coronavirus deaths; Pr...→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced big changes to the state’s stay-at-home order Wedne [...]

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced big changes to the state’s stay-at-home order Wednesday, and NBC 5’s Mary Ann Ahern has the story.... The race for Chicago mayor c [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced big changes...→

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. Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan For Scho...→

Former Atlanta officer facing Rayshard Brooks murder charge gets $250,000 legal-fee boost

Former Atlanta officer facing Rayshard Brooks murder charge gets $250,000 legal-fee boost

A non-profit organization says it has now raised $250,000 for former Atlanta officer Garrett Rolfe’s legal fees as he faces a felony murder charge in the shoot [...] Read full article: Former Atlanta officer facing Rayshard B...→

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 [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker promotes $900 million...→

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. Read full article: Politicians, advocates urge Gov. Pritzke...→

Illinois Republican Party sues Gov. J.B. Pritzker over 10-person gathering limit

Illinois Republican Party sues Gov. J.B. Pritzker over 10-person gathering limit

The Illinois Republican Party sued Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker in federal court Monday, seeking an exemption from the 10-person limit on public gatherings in [...] Read full article: Illinois Republican Party sues Gov. J.B....→

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

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

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 [...] Read full article: LIVE: Gov. JB Pritzker to Hold Update in...→

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. Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Orders National Guard T...→

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker Lifts Church Restrictions in Response to SCOTUS

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker Lifts Church Restrictions in Response to SCOTUS

Gov. Pritzker lifted restrictions on houses of worship after two churches filed an emergency injunction pending appeal to the Supreme Court. Read full article: Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker Lifts Church...→

Five Lake County churches withdraw suit against Pritzker

Five Lake County churches withdraw suit against Pritzker

Five Lake County churches who alleged Gov. J.B. Pritzker violated their religious freedom in restricting the size of their gathers, withdrew their lawsuit late [...] Read full article: Five Lake County churches withdraw suit ...→

Five Lake County churches suing Pritzker to hold larger gatherings

Five Lake County churches suing Pritzker to hold larger gatherings

Alleging the governor's office is violating their religious freedom and "ignoring the science" behind the spread of COVID-19, five Lake County churches are sui [...] Read full article: Five Lake County churches suing Pritzker...→

Gov. Pritzker calls George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis ‘a call of action’ for all: ‘People deserve to breathe’

Gov. Pritzker calls George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis ‘a call of action’ for all: ‘People deserve to breathe’

The Democratic governor said something must be done to "change that reality to make it so that men like George Floyd are not killed on a street corner gasping [...] Read full article: Gov. Pritzker calls George Floyd’s death...→

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Says State Facing ‘Massive' COVID-19 Outbreak

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Says State Facing ‘Massive' COVID-19 Outbreak

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday that the state is facing a “massive outbreak” in the coronavirus pandemic as the numbers of new cases and hospitalization [...] Read full article: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Says State Facing...→

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. Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan For Scho...→

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 Read full article: Orland Park sues Gov. Pritzker over COVI...→

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 Read full article: Illinois Republican Party files lawsuit ...→

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 [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker promotes $900 million...→

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 [...] Read full article: Gov. Pritzker Tests Negative for Coronav...→

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 [...] Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Mail-In Voting Ex...→

Illinois Republican Party sues Gov. J.B. Pritzker over 10-person gathering limit

Illinois Republican Party sues Gov. J.B. Pritzker over 10-person gathering limit

The Illinois Republican Party sued Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker in federal court Monday, seeking an exemption from the 10-person limit on public gatherings in [...] Read full article: Illinois Republican Party sues Gov. J.B....→

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 [...] Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Cancels Illinois And Du...→

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 [...] Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Signs $43 Billion State...→

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

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

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 [...] Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Asking Insurance Compan...→

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

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

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 [...] Read full article: LIVE: Gov. JB Pritzker to Hold Update in...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Orders National Guard T...→

How Pritzker found religion on opening up churches

The governor changed course yesterday. Given a couple other COVID-related pullbacks he's made, it sure looks like a strategic retreat. Read full article: How Pritzker found religion on opening u...→

Illinois governor lifts restrictions on churches after legal battles

Illinois governor lifts restrictions on churches after legal battles

Chicago churches claimed "victory" Thursday when Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker lifted the restrictions on houses of worship, after Mayor Lori Lightfoot fined chu [...] Read full article: Illinois governor lifts restrictions on ...→

Five Lake County churches withdraw suit against Pritzker

Five Lake County churches withdraw suit against Pritzker

Five Lake County churches who alleged Gov. J.B. Pritzker violated their religious freedom in restricting the size of their gathers, withdrew their lawsuit late [...] Read full article: Five Lake County churches withdraw suit ...→

104 more Illinois coronavirus deaths; Pritzker issues Phase 3 guidance for churches

104 more Illinois coronavirus deaths; Pritzker issues Phase 3 guidance for churches

"The safest options remain remote and driving services, but for those that want to conduct in-person activities," Pritzker said of religious services, with the [...] Read full article: 104 more Illinois coronavirus deaths; Pr...→

Chicago-area churches ask U.S. Supreme Court to intervene in legal challenge to Pritzker

Chicago-area churches ask U.S. Supreme Court to intervene in legal challenge to Pritzker

The odds of success by Elim Romanian Pentecostal Church of Chicago and Logos Baptist Ministries of Niles would seem low. Read full article: Chicago-area churches ask U.S. Supreme C...→

Gov. Pritzker calls George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis ‘a call of action’ for all: ‘People deserve to breathe’

Gov. Pritzker calls George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis ‘a call of action’ for all: ‘People deserve to breathe’

The Democratic governor said something must be done to "change that reality to make it so that men like George Floyd are not killed on a street corner gasping [...] Read full article: Gov. Pritzker calls George Floyd’s death...→

Gov. Polis instructs legal counsel to examine Elijah McClain case

Gov. Polis instructs legal counsel to examine Elijah McClain case

DENVER (KDVR) — Gov. Jared Polis announced Wednesday afternoon that he has instructed his legal counsel to examine the investigation into the death of Elijah M [...] Read full article: Gov. Polis instructs legal counsel to ex...→

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 [...] Read full article: Illinois Gov. Pritzker Says He Plans to ...→

Former Atlanta officer facing Rayshard Brooks murder charge gets $250,000 legal-fee boost

Former Atlanta officer facing Rayshard Brooks murder charge gets $250,000 legal-fee boost

A non-profit organization says it has now raised $250,000 for former Atlanta officer Garrett Rolfe’s legal fees as he faces a felony murder charge in the shoot [...] Read full article: Former Atlanta officer facing Rayshard B...→

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 [...] Read full article: Gov. Pritzker Says Flags Will Be Lowered...→

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 [...] Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Unveils $900 Million In...→

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. Read full article: Politicians, advocates urge Gov. Pritzke...→

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 [...] Read full article: Illinois GOP Files Federal Lawsuit Again...→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker cool to hotel industry’s push for larger gatherings in next phase of reopening

Gov. J.B. Pritzker cool to hotel industry’s push for larger gatherings in next phase of reopening

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday largely dismissed a push by the hotel industry to allow meeting rooms and ballrooms to reopen at half capacity when the state move [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker cool to hotel industr...→

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

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

Hundreds of people along with Gov. J.B. Pritzker marched through the streets of Matteson Monday calling for an end to racial inequality. Read full article: Gov. Pritzker marches with hundreds in M...→

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

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

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

Opinion: Crises Facing Gov. Newsom Echo Pete Wilson-Era Decades Ago - Times of San Diego

As the crises cascade one upon the other Democrat Gavin Newsom’s governorship bears an increasingly eery resemblance to that of Republican Pete Wilson. Read full article: Opinion: Crises Facing Gov. Newsom Echo ...→

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

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

Monday on CNN, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D-IL) said President Donald Trump "created an incendiary moment" by using tear gas on protesters so he could visit [...] Read full article: IL Gov. Pritzker: 'Racist,' 'Failure' Tr...→

Gov. Pritzker walks a fine line between public safety and angry critics in reopening Illinois | Miller

Gov. Pritzker walks a fine line between public safety and angry critics in reopening Illinois | Miller

In the period just before and after Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued his first stay-at-home order in March, houses of worship in Illinois reportedly experienced 13 CO [...] Read full article: Gov. Pritzker walks a fine line between ...→

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker Lifts Church Restrictions in Response to SCOTUS

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker Lifts Church Restrictions in Response to SCOTUS

Gov. Pritzker lifted restrictions on houses of worship after two churches filed an emergency injunction pending appeal to the Supreme Court. Read full article: Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker Lifts Church...→

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. Read full article: CBS 2 Goes To Gov. Pritzker With Illinoi...→

Churches Claim Success as Pritzker Announces New Worship Guidelines

Churches Claim Success as Pritzker Announces New Worship Guidelines

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued new guidelines for churches and religious services Thursday as most of the state prepares to move into Phase Three of its re [...] Read full article: Churches Claim Success as Pritzker Annou...→

Five Lake County churches suing Pritzker to hold larger gatherings

Five Lake County churches suing Pritzker to hold larger gatherings

Alleging the governor's office is violating their religious freedom and "ignoring the science" behind the spread of COVID-19, five Lake County churches are sui [...] Read full article: Five Lake County churches suing Pritzker...→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced big changes to the state’s stay-at-home order Wedne [...]

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced big changes to the state’s stay-at-home order Wednesday, and NBC 5’s Mary Ann Ahern has the story.... The race for Chicago mayor c [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced big changes...→

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Says State Facing ‘Massive' COVID-19 Outbreak

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Says State Facing ‘Massive' COVID-19 Outbreak

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday that the state is facing a “massive outbreak” in the coronavirus pandemic as the numbers of new cases and hospitalization [...] Read full article: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Says State Facing...→

Gov. Polis instructs legal counsel to examine Elijah McClain case

Gov. Polis instructs legal counsel to examine Elijah McClain case

DENVER (KDVR) — Gov. Jared Polis announced Wednesday afternoon that he has instructed his legal counsel to examine the investigation into the death of Elijah M [...] Read full article: Gov. Polis instructs legal counsel to ex...→

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. Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan For Scho...→

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 [...] Read full article: Illinois Gov. Pritzker Says He Plans to ...→

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 Read full article: Orland Park sues Gov. Pritzker over COVI...→

Former Atlanta officer facing Rayshard Brooks murder charge gets $250,000 legal-fee boost

Former Atlanta officer facing Rayshard Brooks murder charge gets $250,000 legal-fee boost

A non-profit organization says it has now raised $250,000 for former Atlanta officer Garrett Rolfe’s legal fees as he faces a felony murder charge in the shoot [...] Read full article: Former Atlanta officer facing Rayshard B...→

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 Read full article: Illinois Republican Party files lawsuit ...→

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 [...] Read full article: Gov. Pritzker Says Flags Will Be Lowered...→

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 [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker promotes $900 million...→

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 [...] Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Unveils $900 Million In...→

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 [...] Read full article: Gov. Pritzker Tests Negative for Coronav...→

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. Read full article: Politicians, advocates urge Gov. Pritzke...→

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 [...] Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Mail-In Voting Ex...→

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 [...] Read full article: Illinois GOP Files Federal Lawsuit Again...→

Illinois Republican Party sues Gov. J.B. Pritzker over 10-person gathering limit

Illinois Republican Party sues Gov. J.B. Pritzker over 10-person gathering limit

The Illinois Republican Party sued Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker in federal court Monday, seeking an exemption from the 10-person limit on public gatherings in [...] Read full article: Illinois Republican Party sues Gov. J.B....→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker cool to hotel industry’s push for larger gatherings in next phase of reopening

Gov. J.B. Pritzker cool to hotel industry’s push for larger gatherings in next phase of reopening

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday largely dismissed a push by the hotel industry to allow meeting rooms and ballrooms to reopen at half capacity when the state move [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker cool to hotel industr...→

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 [...] Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Cancels Illinois And Du...→

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 [...] Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Signs $43 Billion State...→

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

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

Hundreds of people along with Gov. J.B. Pritzker marched through the streets of Matteson Monday calling for an end to racial inequality. Read full article: Gov. Pritzker marches with hundreds in M...→

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

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

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

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

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

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 [...] Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Asking Insurance Compan...→

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

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

Opinion: Crises Facing Gov. Newsom Echo Pete Wilson-Era Decades Ago - Times of San Diego

As the crises cascade one upon the other Democrat Gavin Newsom’s governorship bears an increasingly eery resemblance to that of Republican Pete Wilson. Read full article: Opinion: Crises Facing Gov. Newsom Echo ...→

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 [...] Read full article: LIVE: Gov. JB Pritzker to Hold Update in...→

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

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

Monday on CNN, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D-IL) said President Donald Trump "created an incendiary moment" by using tear gas on protesters so he could visit [...] Read full article: IL Gov. Pritzker: 'Racist,' 'Failure' Tr...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Orders National Guard T...→

Gov. Pritzker walks a fine line between public safety and angry critics in reopening Illinois | Miller

Gov. Pritzker walks a fine line between public safety and angry critics in reopening Illinois | Miller

In the period just before and after Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued his first stay-at-home order in March, houses of worship in Illinois reportedly experienced 13 CO [...] Read full article: Gov. Pritzker walks a fine line between ...→

How Pritzker found religion on opening up churches

The governor changed course yesterday. Given a couple other COVID-related pullbacks he's made, it sure looks like a strategic retreat. Read full article: How Pritzker found religion on opening u...→

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker Lifts Church Restrictions in Response to SCOTUS

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker Lifts Church Restrictions in Response to SCOTUS

Gov. Pritzker lifted restrictions on houses of worship after two churches filed an emergency injunction pending appeal to the Supreme Court. Read full article: Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker Lifts Church...→

Illinois governor lifts restrictions on churches after legal battles

Illinois governor lifts restrictions on churches after legal battles

Chicago churches claimed "victory" Thursday when Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker lifted the restrictions on houses of worship, after Mayor Lori Lightfoot fined chu [...] Read full article: Illinois governor lifts restrictions on ...→

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. Read full article: CBS 2 Goes To Gov. Pritzker With Illinoi...→

Five Lake County churches withdraw suit against Pritzker

Five Lake County churches withdraw suit against Pritzker

Five Lake County churches who alleged Gov. J.B. Pritzker violated their religious freedom in restricting the size of their gathers, withdrew their lawsuit late [...] Read full article: Five Lake County churches withdraw suit ...→

Churches Claim Success as Pritzker Announces New Worship Guidelines

Churches Claim Success as Pritzker Announces New Worship Guidelines

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued new guidelines for churches and religious services Thursday as most of the state prepares to move into Phase Three of its re [...] Read full article: Churches Claim Success as Pritzker Annou...→

104 more Illinois coronavirus deaths; Pritzker issues Phase 3 guidance for churches

104 more Illinois coronavirus deaths; Pritzker issues Phase 3 guidance for churches

"The safest options remain remote and driving services, but for those that want to conduct in-person activities," Pritzker said of religious services, with the [...] Read full article: 104 more Illinois coronavirus deaths; Pr...→

Five Lake County churches suing Pritzker to hold larger gatherings

Five Lake County churches suing Pritzker to hold larger gatherings

Alleging the governor's office is violating their religious freedom and "ignoring the science" behind the spread of COVID-19, five Lake County churches are sui [...] Read full article: Five Lake County churches suing Pritzker...→

Chicago-area churches ask U.S. Supreme Court to intervene in legal challenge to Pritzker

Chicago-area churches ask U.S. Supreme Court to intervene in legal challenge to Pritzker

The odds of success by Elim Romanian Pentecostal Church of Chicago and Logos Baptist Ministries of Niles would seem low. Read full article: Chicago-area churches ask U.S. Supreme C...→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced big changes to the state’s stay-at-home order Wedne [...]

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced big changes to the state’s stay-at-home order Wednesday, and NBC 5’s Mary Ann Ahern has the story.... The race for Chicago mayor c [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced big changes...→

Gov. Pritzker calls George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis ‘a call of action’ for all: ‘People deserve to breathe’

Gov. Pritzker calls George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis ‘a call of action’ for all: ‘People deserve to breathe’

The Democratic governor said something must be done to "change that reality to make it so that men like George Floyd are not killed on a street corner gasping [...] Read full article: Gov. Pritzker calls George Floyd’s death...→