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Illinois May Be Coming Down From a Peak, Pritzker Says

Illinois May Be Coming Down From a Peak, Pritzker Says

As much of Illinois prepares for its next stage of reopening, Gov. J.B. Pritzker says numbers show the state may be coming down from a peak. “We seem to have c [...] Read full article: Illinois May Be Coming Down From a Peak,...→

Illinois May Be Coming Down From a Peak, Pritzker Says

Illinois May Be Coming Down From a Peak, Pritzker Says

As much of Illinois prepares for its next stage of reopening, Gov. J.B. Pritzker says numbers show the state may be coming down from a peak. “We seem to have c [...] Read full article: Illinois May Be Coming Down From a Peak,...→

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 [...] Read full article: Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitor...→

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 [...] Read full article: Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzk...→

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...→

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 [...] Read full article: Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday a...→

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 [...] Read full article: Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker Releas...→

Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York City Phase 2 Reopening Coming Friday, But All Signs Look Good

Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York City Phase 2 Reopening Coming Friday, But All Signs Look Good

It appears Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are finally on the same page as far as when New York City will enter Phase 2 of reopening. Read full article: Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York C...→

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 ...→

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...→

Coronavirus Reopening Roundup: Berkeley Prepares To Expand Reopenings; Gas Prices Inching Upward

Coronavirus Reopening Roundup: Berkeley Prepares To Expand Reopenings; Gas Prices Inching Upward

Berkeley Prepares to Permit Reopening Wide Range of Services by End of Week BERKELEY — The Berkeley health officer is prepared to allow indoor and outdoor reta [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Reopening Roundup: Berkeley ...→

WATCH: Gov. Murphy to Talk as NJ Prepares for Next Stage of Reopening From Coronavirus

WATCH: Gov. Murphy to Talk as NJ Prepares for Next Stage of Reopening From Coronavirus

Gov. Phil Murphy is expected to address the next stage of reopening as New Jersey looks to get back on track amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: WATCH: Gov. Murphy to Talk as NJ Prepare...→

Metrics on Hospitalization, Positivity Rate Show Illinois on Pace to Move Into Phase Four of Reopening

Metrics on Hospitalization, Positivity Rate Show Illinois on Pace to Move Into Phase Four of Reopening

According to publicly available metrics, the state of Illinois is currently within range of moving into Phase Four of its phased reopening plan later this mont [...] Read full article: Metrics on Hospitalization, Positivity R...→

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

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

With Illinois in Phase Three of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s five-phase reopening plan, several businesses have reopened, but others still remain closed and may not be [...] Read full article: What’s Open in Phase 3 of Illinois’ Reop...→

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 [...] Read full article: Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to q...→

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...→

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 [...] Read full article: LIVE: Pritzker to Give Coronavirus Updat...→

Illinois will enter phase 4 of its coronavirus reopening plan Friday. Here’s a guide to what’s allowed.

Illinois will enter phase 4 of its coronavirus reopening plan Friday. Here’s a guide to what’s allowed.

Gatherings of up to 50 people will be allowed across the state starting Friday as Illinois moves into the fourth phase of its reopening plan. Here's what you n [...] Read full article: Illinois will enter phase 4 of its coron...→

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 ...→

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...→

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...→

Illinois Republican Party sues Pritzker over right for political groups to assemble during pandemic

Illinois Republican Party sues Pritzker over right for political groups to assemble during pandemic

The suit, filed in U.S. District Court late Monday, claims while religious groups and protesters have been allowed to gather in groups of more than 10, politic [...] Read full article: Illinois Republican Party sues Pritzker ...→

'We are doing vital services for the community': Des Plaines shrine prepares for reopening

'We are doing vital services for the community': Des Plaines shrine prepares for reopening

Public Masses will start June 28 at the Des Plaines' Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas, frequented by thousands of worshippers from al [...] Read full article: 'We are doing vital services for the com...→

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...→

Lathrup Village Salon Owner Prepares Shop For Reopening

This week, restaurants and bars were allowed to reopen in Michigan and now beauty salons are on the reopening horizon. Read full article: Lathrup Village Salon Owner Prepares Sho...→

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...→

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

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

Former President Barack Obama and Gov. J.B. Pritzker were among 81 Democrats added Saturday to Illinois’ delegation for the party’s national nominating convent [...] Read full article: Obama, Pritzker, Lightfoot, Preckwinkle ...→

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

CHICAGO — As Chicago moves to Phase 4 of the pandemic reopening, some restaurants are trying to figure out how to reduce health risks while recovering financia [...] Read full article: Concern grows for some restaurants as Il...→

Pritzker lays out school reopening plan for fall

The governor announces guidelines allowing Illinois grade and high schools and colleges and universities to reopen for in-person education. Read full article: Pritzker lays out school reopening plan ...→

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 [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicag...→

Pritzker releases safety guidance for Phase 4 with reopening of indoor restaurant services, gyms, museums

Pritzker releases safety guidance for Phase 4 with reopening of indoor restaurant services, gyms, museums

Notable changes for Phase 4 include allowing gatherings of 50 people or less — and reopening of indoor restaurant services to groups of 10 or less, with tables [...] Read full article: Pritzker releases safety guidance for Ph...→

Illinois unemployment rate dropped to 15.2% in May as businesses began reopening

Illinois unemployment rate dropped to 15.2% in May as businesses began reopening

The Illinois unemployment rate fell to 15.2% in May, down from 17.2% in April, according to the state’s Department of Employment Security. Read full article: Illinois unemployment rate dropped to 15...→

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 [...] Read full article: Illinois Republican Party sues Dem gover...→

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....→

WATCH: Gov. Murphy Talks Coronavirus as NJ Enters Next Stage of Reopening

WATCH: Gov. Murphy Talks Coronavirus as NJ Enters Next Stage of Reopening

Gov. Phil Murphy touted the progress his state has made in slowing down the spread of the novel coronavirus during an appearance on NBC’s TODAY Show Monday mor [...] Read full article: WATCH: Gov. Murphy Talks Coronavirus as ...→

Berkeley Prepares to Permit Reopening Wide Range of Services by End of Week

Berkeley Prepares to Permit Reopening Wide Range of Services by End of Week

The Berkeley health officer is prepared to allow indoor and outdoor retail, religious services, outdoor restaurant dining, outdoor museums and outdoor fitness [...] Read full article: Berkeley Prepares to Permit Reopening Wi...→

Stage 4 reopening gets start in Indiana with bars, restaurants, bowling centers

Stage 4 reopening gets start in Indiana with bars, restaurants, bowling centers

As of Friday, Indiana entered the fourth of the five-stage Back On Track Indiana plan; restaurants can operate at 75% capacity with 50% capacity at bar seating [...] Read full article: Stage 4 reopening gets start in Indiana ...→

Pritzker Signs $43B Illinois Budget Reliant on Federal Grant

Pritzker Signs $43B Illinois Budget Reliant on Federal Grant

Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law Wednesday an Illinois budget heavily reliant on federal assistance because of revenue lost to COVID-19 restrictions on busin [...] Read full article: Pritzker Signs $43B Illinois Budget Reli...→

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

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

Illinois is currently in a five-phased process of reopening during the coronavirus pandemic, but as the situation and plan evolves it can be difficult to keep [...] Read full article: Here’s What to Know About Illinois’ 5 Ph...→

When Could Phase Four of Illinois’ Reopening Plan Begin?

When Could Phase Four of Illinois’ Reopening Plan Begin?

The state has been in Phase Three of the “Restore Illinois” plan since late May, and according to current metrics, Phase Four of the plan could begin as soon a [...] Read full article: When Could Phase Four of Illinois’ Reope...→

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

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

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker admitted on Friday that he’s worried about an uptick in coronavirus cases in the next two to three weeks following recent protests [...] Read full article: Illinois Could See Uptick in Coronavirus...→

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 [...] Read full article: Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitor...→

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

CHICAGO — As Chicago moves to Phase 4 of the pandemic reopening, some restaurants are trying to figure out how to reduce health risks while recovering financia [...] Read full article: Concern grows for some restaurants as Il...→

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...→

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 [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicag...→

Illinois will enter phase 4 of its coronavirus reopening plan Friday. Here’s a guide to what’s allowed.

Illinois will enter phase 4 of its coronavirus reopening plan Friday. Here’s a guide to what’s allowed.

Gatherings of up to 50 people will be allowed across the state starting Friday as Illinois moves into the fourth phase of its reopening plan. Here's what you n [...] Read full article: Illinois will enter phase 4 of its coron...→

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 [...] Read full article: Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker Releas...→

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 ...→

Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York City Phase 2 Reopening Coming Friday, But All Signs Look Good

Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York City Phase 2 Reopening Coming Friday, But All Signs Look Good

It appears Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are finally on the same page as far as when New York City will enter Phase 2 of reopening. Read full article: Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York C...→

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...→

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....→

Coronavirus Reopening Roundup: Berkeley Prepares To Expand Reopenings; Gas Prices Inching Upward

Coronavirus Reopening Roundup: Berkeley Prepares To Expand Reopenings; Gas Prices Inching Upward

Berkeley Prepares to Permit Reopening Wide Range of Services by End of Week BERKELEY — The Berkeley health officer is prepared to allow indoor and outdoor reta [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Reopening Roundup: Berkeley ...→

Berkeley Prepares to Permit Reopening Wide Range of Services by End of Week

Berkeley Prepares to Permit Reopening Wide Range of Services by End of Week

The Berkeley health officer is prepared to allow indoor and outdoor retail, religious services, outdoor restaurant dining, outdoor museums and outdoor fitness [...] Read full article: Berkeley Prepares to Permit Reopening Wi...→

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...→

WATCH: Gov. Murphy to Talk as NJ Prepares for Next Stage of Reopening From Coronavirus

WATCH: Gov. Murphy to Talk as NJ Prepares for Next Stage of Reopening From Coronavirus

Gov. Phil Murphy is expected to address the next stage of reopening as New Jersey looks to get back on track amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: WATCH: Gov. Murphy to Talk as NJ Prepare...→

Pritzker Signs $43B Illinois Budget Reliant on Federal Grant

Pritzker Signs $43B Illinois Budget Reliant on Federal Grant

Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law Wednesday an Illinois budget heavily reliant on federal assistance because of revenue lost to COVID-19 restrictions on busin [...] Read full article: Pritzker Signs $43B Illinois Budget Reli...→

Lathrup Village Salon Owner Prepares Shop For Reopening

This week, restaurants and bars were allowed to reopen in Michigan and now beauty salons are on the reopening horizon. Read full article: Lathrup Village Salon Owner Prepares Sho...→

Metrics on Hospitalization, Positivity Rate Show Illinois on Pace to Move Into Phase Four of Reopening

Metrics on Hospitalization, Positivity Rate Show Illinois on Pace to Move Into Phase Four of Reopening

According to publicly available metrics, the state of Illinois is currently within range of moving into Phase Four of its phased reopening plan later this mont [...] Read full article: Metrics on Hospitalization, Positivity R...→

When Could Phase Four of Illinois’ Reopening Plan Begin?

When Could Phase Four of Illinois’ Reopening Plan Begin?

The state has been in Phase Three of the “Restore Illinois” plan since late May, and according to current metrics, Phase Four of the plan could begin as soon a [...] Read full article: When Could Phase Four of Illinois’ Reope...→

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

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

Former President Barack Obama and Gov. J.B. Pritzker were among 81 Democrats added Saturday to Illinois’ delegation for the party’s national nominating convent [...] Read full article: Obama, Pritzker, Lightfoot, Preckwinkle ...→

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 [...] Read full article: Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to q...→

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 [...] Read full article: Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzk...→

Pritzker lays out school reopening plan for fall

The governor announces guidelines allowing Illinois grade and high schools and colleges and universities to reopen for in-person education. Read full article: Pritzker lays out school reopening plan ...→

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 [...] Read full article: LIVE: Pritzker to Give Coronavirus Updat...→

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 [...] Read full article: Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday a...→

Pritzker releases safety guidance for Phase 4 with reopening of indoor restaurant services, gyms, museums

Pritzker releases safety guidance for Phase 4 with reopening of indoor restaurant services, gyms, museums

Notable changes for Phase 4 include allowing gatherings of 50 people or less — and reopening of indoor restaurant services to groups of 10 or less, with tables [...] Read full article: Pritzker releases safety guidance for Ph...→

Illinois unemployment rate dropped to 15.2% in May as businesses began reopening

Illinois unemployment rate dropped to 15.2% in May as businesses began reopening

The Illinois unemployment rate fell to 15.2% in May, down from 17.2% in April, according to the state’s Department of Employment Security. Read full article: Illinois unemployment rate dropped to 15...→

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...→

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 ...→

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 [...] Read full article: Illinois Republican Party sues Dem gover...→

Illinois Republican Party sues Pritzker over right for political groups to assemble during pandemic

Illinois Republican Party sues Pritzker over right for political groups to assemble during pandemic

The suit, filed in U.S. District Court late Monday, claims while religious groups and protesters have been allowed to gather in groups of more than 10, politic [...] Read full article: Illinois Republican Party sues Pritzker ...→

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...→

WATCH: Gov. Murphy Talks Coronavirus as NJ Enters Next Stage of Reopening

WATCH: Gov. Murphy Talks Coronavirus as NJ Enters Next Stage of Reopening

Gov. Phil Murphy touted the progress his state has made in slowing down the spread of the novel coronavirus during an appearance on NBC’s TODAY Show Monday mor [...] Read full article: WATCH: Gov. Murphy Talks Coronavirus as ...→

'We are doing vital services for the community': Des Plaines shrine prepares for reopening

'We are doing vital services for the community': Des Plaines shrine prepares for reopening

Public Masses will start June 28 at the Des Plaines' Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas, frequented by thousands of worshippers from al [...] Read full article: 'We are doing vital services for the com...→

Stage 4 reopening gets start in Indiana with bars, restaurants, bowling centers

Stage 4 reopening gets start in Indiana with bars, restaurants, bowling centers

As of Friday, Indiana entered the fourth of the five-stage Back On Track Indiana plan; restaurants can operate at 75% capacity with 50% capacity at bar seating [...] Read full article: Stage 4 reopening gets start in Indiana ...→

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

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

Illinois is currently in a five-phased process of reopening during the coronavirus pandemic, but as the situation and plan evolves it can be difficult to keep [...] Read full article: Here’s What to Know About Illinois’ 5 Ph...→

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...→

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

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

With Illinois in Phase Three of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s five-phase reopening plan, several businesses have reopened, but others still remain closed and may not be [...] Read full article: What’s Open in Phase 3 of Illinois’ Reop...→

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

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

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker admitted on Friday that he’s worried about an uptick in coronavirus cases in the next two to three weeks following recent protests [...] Read full article: Illinois Could See Uptick in Coronavirus...→

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 [...] Read full article: Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitor...→

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 [...] Read full article: Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to q...→

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

CHICAGO — As Chicago moves to Phase 4 of the pandemic reopening, some restaurants are trying to figure out how to reduce health risks while recovering financia [...] Read full article: Concern grows for some restaurants as Il...→

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 [...] Read full article: Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzk...→

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...→

Pritzker lays out school reopening plan for fall

The governor announces guidelines allowing Illinois grade and high schools and colleges and universities to reopen for in-person education. Read full article: Pritzker lays out school reopening plan ...→

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...→

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 [...] Read full article: LIVE: Pritzker to Give Coronavirus Updat...→

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 [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicag...→

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 [...] Read full article: Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday a...→

Illinois will enter phase 4 of its coronavirus reopening plan Friday. Here’s a guide to what’s allowed.

Illinois will enter phase 4 of its coronavirus reopening plan Friday. Here’s a guide to what’s allowed.

Gatherings of up to 50 people will be allowed across the state starting Friday as Illinois moves into the fourth phase of its reopening plan. Here's what you n [...] Read full article: Illinois will enter phase 4 of its coron...→

Pritzker releases safety guidance for Phase 4 with reopening of indoor restaurant services, gyms, museums

Pritzker releases safety guidance for Phase 4 with reopening of indoor restaurant services, gyms, museums

Notable changes for Phase 4 include allowing gatherings of 50 people or less — and reopening of indoor restaurant services to groups of 10 or less, with tables [...] Read full article: Pritzker releases safety guidance for Ph...→

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 [...] Read full article: Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker Releas...→

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 unemployment rate dropped to 15.2% in May as businesses began reopening

Illinois unemployment rate dropped to 15.2% in May as businesses began reopening

The Illinois unemployment rate fell to 15.2% in May, down from 17.2% in April, according to the state’s Department of Employment Security. Read full article: Illinois unemployment rate dropped to 15...→

Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York City Phase 2 Reopening Coming Friday, But All Signs Look Good

Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York City Phase 2 Reopening Coming Friday, But All Signs Look Good

It appears Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are finally on the same page as far as when New York City will enter Phase 2 of reopening. Read full article: Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York C...→

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...→

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...→

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 [...] Read full article: Illinois Republican Party sues Dem gover...→

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 Pritzker over right for political groups to assemble during pandemic

Illinois Republican Party sues Pritzker over right for political groups to assemble during pandemic

The suit, filed in U.S. District Court late Monday, claims while religious groups and protesters have been allowed to gather in groups of more than 10, politic [...] Read full article: Illinois Republican Party sues Pritzker ...→

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...→

WATCH: Gov. Murphy Talks Coronavirus as NJ Enters Next Stage of Reopening

WATCH: Gov. Murphy Talks Coronavirus as NJ Enters Next Stage of Reopening

Gov. Phil Murphy touted the progress his state has made in slowing down the spread of the novel coronavirus during an appearance on NBC’s TODAY Show Monday mor [...] Read full article: WATCH: Gov. Murphy Talks Coronavirus as ...→

Coronavirus Reopening Roundup: Berkeley Prepares To Expand Reopenings; Gas Prices Inching Upward

Coronavirus Reopening Roundup: Berkeley Prepares To Expand Reopenings; Gas Prices Inching Upward

Berkeley Prepares to Permit Reopening Wide Range of Services by End of Week BERKELEY — The Berkeley health officer is prepared to allow indoor and outdoor reta [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Reopening Roundup: Berkeley ...→

'We are doing vital services for the community': Des Plaines shrine prepares for reopening

'We are doing vital services for the community': Des Plaines shrine prepares for reopening

Public Masses will start June 28 at the Des Plaines' Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas, frequented by thousands of worshippers from al [...] Read full article: 'We are doing vital services for the com...→

Berkeley Prepares to Permit Reopening Wide Range of Services by End of Week

Berkeley Prepares to Permit Reopening Wide Range of Services by End of Week

The Berkeley health officer is prepared to allow indoor and outdoor retail, religious services, outdoor restaurant dining, outdoor museums and outdoor fitness [...] Read full article: Berkeley Prepares to Permit Reopening Wi...→

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...→

Stage 4 reopening gets start in Indiana with bars, restaurants, bowling centers

Stage 4 reopening gets start in Indiana with bars, restaurants, bowling centers

As of Friday, Indiana entered the fourth of the five-stage Back On Track Indiana plan; restaurants can operate at 75% capacity with 50% capacity at bar seating [...] Read full article: Stage 4 reopening gets start in Indiana ...→

WATCH: Gov. Murphy to Talk as NJ Prepares for Next Stage of Reopening From Coronavirus

WATCH: Gov. Murphy to Talk as NJ Prepares for Next Stage of Reopening From Coronavirus

Gov. Phil Murphy is expected to address the next stage of reopening as New Jersey looks to get back on track amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: WATCH: Gov. Murphy to Talk as NJ Prepare...→

Pritzker Signs $43B Illinois Budget Reliant on Federal Grant

Pritzker Signs $43B Illinois Budget Reliant on Federal Grant

Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law Wednesday an Illinois budget heavily reliant on federal assistance because of revenue lost to COVID-19 restrictions on busin [...] Read full article: Pritzker Signs $43B Illinois Budget Reli...→

Lathrup Village Salon Owner Prepares Shop For Reopening

This week, restaurants and bars were allowed to reopen in Michigan and now beauty salons are on the reopening horizon. Read full article: Lathrup Village Salon Owner Prepares Sho...→

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

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

Illinois is currently in a five-phased process of reopening during the coronavirus pandemic, but as the situation and plan evolves it can be difficult to keep [...] Read full article: Here’s What to Know About Illinois’ 5 Ph...→

Metrics on Hospitalization, Positivity Rate Show Illinois on Pace to Move Into Phase Four of Reopening

Metrics on Hospitalization, Positivity Rate Show Illinois on Pace to Move Into Phase Four of Reopening

According to publicly available metrics, the state of Illinois is currently within range of moving into Phase Four of its phased reopening plan later this mont [...] Read full article: Metrics on Hospitalization, Positivity R...→

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...→

When Could Phase Four of Illinois’ Reopening Plan Begin?

When Could Phase Four of Illinois’ Reopening Plan Begin?

The state has been in Phase Three of the “Restore Illinois” plan since late May, and according to current metrics, Phase Four of the plan could begin as soon a [...] Read full article: When Could Phase Four of Illinois’ Reope...→

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

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

With Illinois in Phase Three of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s five-phase reopening plan, several businesses have reopened, but others still remain closed and may not be [...] Read full article: What’s Open in Phase 3 of Illinois’ Reop...→

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

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

Former President Barack Obama and Gov. J.B. Pritzker were among 81 Democrats added Saturday to Illinois’ delegation for the party’s national nominating convent [...] Read full article: Obama, Pritzker, Lightfoot, Preckwinkle ...→

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

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

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker admitted on Friday that he’s worried about an uptick in coronavirus cases in the next two to three weeks following recent protests [...] Read full article: Illinois Could See Uptick in Coronavirus...→