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Pritzker casts doubt on Arlington plan for spectators at track this summer

Pritzker casts doubt on Arlington plan for spectators at track this summer

The president of Arlington International Racecourse said Friday the plan to reopen this summer "is not possible" without spectators in the grandstand, but Gov. [...] Read full article: Pritzker casts doubt on Arlington plan f...→

Pritzker casts doubt on Arlington plan for spectators at track this summer

Pritzker casts doubt on Arlington plan for spectators at track this summer

The president of Arlington International Racecourse said Friday the plan to reopen this summer "is not possible" without spectators in the grandstand, but Gov. [...] Read full article: Pritzker casts doubt on Arlington plan f...→

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 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...→

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...→

Arlington Co. introduces funding plan for police body cameras | WTOP

Arlington Co. introduces funding plan for police body cameras | WTOP

Amid nationwide calls for more police accountability, a plan has been introduced to launch a body camera program in Virginia’s Arlington County. Read full article: Arlington Co. introduces funding plan fo...→

Rearranged seats and personal hand straps: BART announces 15-step plan to getting service back on track

Rearranged seats and personal hand straps: BART announces 15-step plan to getting service back on track

As more of the Bay Area's economy, more people are going to head back to work. BART says it has a plan to accommodate the anticipated surge in riders - and it' [...] Read full article: Rearranged seats and personal hand strap...→

Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates go on record seeking change in state's reopening plan

Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates go on record seeking change in state's reopening plan

Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates passed resolutions Monday calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to alter the Restore Illinois plan in an effort to help [...] Read full article: Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman ...→

Column: Suburban officials urge Pritzker to separate collar counties from Cook in reopening plan

Column: Suburban officials urge Pritzker to separate collar counties from Cook in reopening plan

Mayors of New Lenox and Lockport are among south suburban elected leaders joining a growing chorus calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to revise his plan for reopeni [...] Read full article: Column: Suburban officials urge Pritzker...→

Elmhurst Mayor Asks Pritzker to Reconsider Reopening Plan, Health Care Region Grouping

Elmhurst Mayor Asks Pritzker to Reconsider Reopening Plan, Health Care Region Grouping

The mayor of suburban Elmhurst has asked Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker to reconsider portions of his plan to reopen Illinois, particularly including the city and [...] Read full article: Elmhurst Mayor Asks Pritzker to Reconsid...→

Orland Park Mayor Urges Pritzker to Speed Up Plan to Reopen Illinois

Orland Park Mayor Urges Pritzker to Speed Up Plan to Reopen Illinois

The mayor of south suburban Orland Park posted a video to social media on Thursday speaking out against part of Illinois Gov. J.B. Prizker’s phased plan to reo [...] Read full article: Orland Park Mayor Urges Pritzker to Spee...→

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker released his

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker released his "Restore Illinois" plan May 5, the same [...]

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker released his "Restore Illinois" plan May 5, the same day the state suffered its largest number of COVID-19 deaths in a single day. Read full article: Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker released his...→

How Illinois Will Enforce Its Phased Reopening Plan, According to Pritzker

How Illinois Will Enforce Its Phased Reopening Plan, According to Pritzker

Illinoisans could soon see some changes as the state prepares for the next phase of reopening in the weeks ahead, but there will still be guidelines to follow. [...] Read full article: How Illinois Will Enforce Its Phased Reo...→

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 ...→

Philadelphia On Track To Enter Green Phase Of Pennsylvania's Reopening Plan By Early July

Philadelphia On Track To Enter Green Phase Of Pennsylvania's Reopening Plan By Early July

Kenney said Thursday it's contingent on the city continuing to comply with social distancing guidelines among other preventative measures. Read full article: Philadelphia On Track To Enter Green Pha...→

GOP FCC Member Casts Doubt on Trump Social Media Crackdown

GOP FCC Member Casts Doubt on Trump Social Media Crackdown

A regulator whose vote could be needed to advance President Donald Trump's order to reduce legal protections for Twitter Inc. and other social media companies [...] Read full article: GOP FCC Member Casts Doubt on Trump Soci...→

Competitive Swimmers Ask Pritzker to Open Pools in Phase 3 of Illinois’ Reopening Plan

Competitive Swimmers Ask Pritzker to Open Pools in Phase 3 of Illinois’ Reopening Plan

It wasn’t long ago that Grace Hagemaster placed 11th in the 100 backstroke at the State Girls Swimming & Diving Meet. In the aftermath of that accomplishment, [...] Read full article: Competitive Swimmers Ask Pritzker to Ope...→

Pritzker Says Numbers Trending ‘in a Good Direction’ as Phase Three of Reopening Plan Nears

Pritzker Says Numbers Trending ‘in a Good Direction’ as Phase Three of Reopening Plan Nears

With the state of Illinois set to move forward into Phase Three of the “Restore Illinois” plan this week, Gov. J.B. Pritzker says that despite reopening more p [...] Read full article: Pritzker Says Numbers Trending ‘in a Goo...→

Dining in the streets? Arlington Heights' plan to help restaurants

Dining in the streets? Arlington Heights' plan to help restaurants

Downtown Arlington Heights normally thrives on a bustling outdoor summer restaurant scene, but in the era of social distancing, dining alfresco may soon take o [...] Read full article: Dining in the streets? Arlington Heights...→

Agency's request to Pritzker on Restore Illinois plan 'softened'

Agency's request to Pritzker on Restore Illinois plan 'softened'

A potential request to reduce a standard for moving from one phase to the next of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's Restore Illinois plan based on hospital admissions for C [...] Read full article: Agency's request to Pritzker on Restore ...→

Chicago's on track to move to next phase of recovery on May 29, Pritzker says

Limited reopening of stores, offices, gyms and hair salons will occur if health numbers hold up—and if Lightfoot doesn't impose tougher rules for the city. Read full article: Chicago's on track to move to next phase...→

COVID-19 cases surge by 4,014 Tuesday, Pritzker says no to changing regional recovery plan

COVID-19 cases surge by 4,014 Tuesday, Pritzker says no to changing regional recovery plan

The number of Illinoisans perishing from COVID-19 surged by 144 Tuesday, officials announced, while cases spiked by 4,014, a new high. Read full article: COVID-19 cases surge by 4,014 Tuesday, P...→

All Illinois Regions on Track to Move to Next Phase of Reopening Except One, Pritzker Says

All Illinois Regions on Track to Move to Next Phase of Reopening Except One, Pritzker Says

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Monday that three of Illinois’ four medical regions are currently eligible to move into phase three of the state’s phased [...] Read full article: All Illinois Regions on Track to Move to...→

Arlington Hts. mayor urges residents to support Pritzker's plan

Arlington Hts. mayor urges residents to support Pritzker's plan

Arlington Heights Mayor Thomas Hayes said in a message to residents that, despite being urged to use his authority to reopen businesses, he will abide by Gov. [...] Read full article: Arlington Hts. mayor urges residents to ...→

Economy vs. epidemiology? Pritzker gears reopening to science and saving lives – but business leaders call plan ‘misguided’

Economy vs. epidemiology? Pritzker gears reopening to science and saving lives – but business leaders call plan ‘misguided’

The Illinois Department of Employment Security processed more claims during the first month of the pandemic than it did during all of last year — and that numb [...] Read full article: Economy vs. epidemiology? Pritzker gears...→

Pritzker Reveals Five-Phased Plan to Reopen Illinois

Gov. J.B. Pritzker has now revealed details on a five-phased plan to reopen Illinois as the state remains under a stay-at-home order through May 30.... Organiz [...] Read full article: Pritzker Reveals Five-Phased Plan to Reo...→

Gov. JB Pritzker Unveils 'Restore Illinois' Plan To Gradually Reopen Illinois On Regional Basis

Gov. JB Pritzker Unveils 'Restore Illinois' Plan To Gradually Reopen Illinois On Regional Basis

“We are one Illinois, but we are also one Illinois made up of 60,000 square miles and reality on the ground looks in different areas of our state,” he said. Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Unveils 'Restore Illino...→

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...→

Hold your horses: No Arlington contract yet that would allow track to reopen

Hold your horses: No Arlington contract yet that would allow track to reopen

They're down the homestretch, but representatives of Arlington International Racecourse and horsemen said Thursday they still don't have a signed contract that [...] Read full article: Hold your horses: No Arlington contract ...→

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

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

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Sunday released industry-specific guidelines to allow for the safe reopening of businesses, as the state moves toward entering Pha [...] Read full article: Gov. Pritzker Announces Guidelines For S...→

Why Buffalo Grove isn't joining other suburbs' efforts to alter Pritzker plan

Why Buffalo Grove isn't joining other suburbs' efforts to alter Pritzker plan

Citing concerns that it could pit one part of the village against the other, the Buffalo Grove village board decided Monday not to take action on a resolution [...] Read full article: Why Buffalo Grove isn't joining other su...→

Editorial: Pritzker must rally support behind pandemic plan

Editorial: Pritzker must rally support behind pandemic plan

In this editorial, the Daily Herald calls on the governor to respond to the unease that isolation and economic hardships have spawned Read full article: Editorial: Pritzker must rally support b...→

All Regions in Illinois Now on Track to Move to Phase 3 at End of May, Pritzker Says

All Regions in Illinois Now on Track to Move to Phase 3 at End of May, Pritzker Says

With just over two weeks left in Illinois’ stay-at-home order, all regions across the state are now on track to meet the metrics needed to move into the next p [...] Read full article: All Regions in Illinois Now on Track to ...→

Trump casts doubt on mail voting. His campaign promotes it.

Trump casts doubt on mail voting. His campaign promotes it.

President Donald Trump's reelection campaign is helping Republican voters cast their ballots through the mail even as the president calls the process unreliabl [...] Read full article: Trump casts doubt on mail voting. His ca...→

Top Illinois Republicans Call on Pritzker to Ease Restrictions in Phased Reopening Plan

Top Illinois Republicans Call on Pritzker to Ease Restrictions in Phased Reopening Plan

Top Republican lawmakers are calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to make a series of changes to his administration’s phased reopening plan, arguing that “less restri [...] Read full article: Top Illinois Republicans Call on Pritzke...→

Trump casts doubt on U.S.-China trade deal, contradicting his officials

Trump casts doubt on U.S.-China trade deal, contradicting his officials

Over the past several years, Trump has often been more pessimistic than his advisers regarding the state of trade relations with China. Read full article: Trump casts doubt on U.S.-China trade de...→

Pritzker Defends Including Suburban Counties in Same Region as Chicago in Phased Reopening Plan

Pritzker Defends Including Suburban Counties in Same Region as Chicago in Phased Reopening Plan

While Illinois’ new phased reopening plan allows the state to make decisions for reopening on a region-by-region basis, some officials and residents are angry [...] Read full article: Pritzker Defends Including Suburban Coun...→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday announced a five-phase plan to reopen Illinois bas [...]

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday announced a five-phase plan to reopen Illinois bas [...]

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday announced a five-phase plan to reopen Illinois based on public health data and regional health care availability. The plan is bas [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday announced ...→

Pritzker announces phased plan to reopen Illinois by region

The plan establishes four health regions are established, each with the ability to independently move through a phased approach: Northeast Illinois; North-Cent [...] Read full article: Pritzker announces phased plan to reopen...→

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 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...→

Philadelphia On Track To Enter Green Phase Of Pennsylvania's Reopening Plan By Early July

Philadelphia On Track To Enter Green Phase Of Pennsylvania's Reopening Plan By Early July

Kenney said Thursday it's contingent on the city continuing to comply with social distancing guidelines among other preventative measures. Read full article: Philadelphia On Track To Enter Green Pha...→

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...→

GOP FCC Member Casts Doubt on Trump Social Media Crackdown

GOP FCC Member Casts Doubt on Trump Social Media Crackdown

A regulator whose vote could be needed to advance President Donald Trump's order to reduce legal protections for Twitter Inc. and other social media companies [...] Read full article: GOP FCC Member Casts Doubt on Trump Soci...→

Pritzker Says Numbers Trending ‘in a Good Direction’ as Phase Three of Reopening Plan Nears

Pritzker Says Numbers Trending ‘in a Good Direction’ as Phase Three of Reopening Plan Nears

With the state of Illinois set to move forward into Phase Three of the “Restore Illinois” plan this week, Gov. J.B. Pritzker says that despite reopening more p [...] Read full article: Pritzker Says Numbers Trending ‘in a Goo...→

Why Buffalo Grove isn't joining other suburbs' efforts to alter Pritzker plan

Why Buffalo Grove isn't joining other suburbs' efforts to alter Pritzker plan

Citing concerns that it could pit one part of the village against the other, the Buffalo Grove village board decided Monday not to take action on a resolution [...] Read full article: Why Buffalo Grove isn't joining other su...→

Agency's request to Pritzker on Restore Illinois plan 'softened'

Agency's request to Pritzker on Restore Illinois plan 'softened'

A potential request to reduce a standard for moving from one phase to the next of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's Restore Illinois plan based on hospital admissions for C [...] Read full article: Agency's request to Pritzker on Restore ...→

All Regions in Illinois Now on Track to Move to Phase 3 at End of May, Pritzker Says

All Regions in Illinois Now on Track to Move to Phase 3 at End of May, Pritzker Says

With just over two weeks left in Illinois’ stay-at-home order, all regions across the state are now on track to meet the metrics needed to move into the next p [...] Read full article: All Regions in Illinois Now on Track to ...→

COVID-19 cases surge by 4,014 Tuesday, Pritzker says no to changing regional recovery plan

COVID-19 cases surge by 4,014 Tuesday, Pritzker says no to changing regional recovery plan

The number of Illinoisans perishing from COVID-19 surged by 144 Tuesday, officials announced, while cases spiked by 4,014, a new high. Read full article: COVID-19 cases surge by 4,014 Tuesday, P...→

Elmhurst Mayor Asks Pritzker to Reconsider Reopening Plan, Health Care Region Grouping

Elmhurst Mayor Asks Pritzker to Reconsider Reopening Plan, Health Care Region Grouping

The mayor of suburban Elmhurst has asked Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker to reconsider portions of his plan to reopen Illinois, particularly including the city and [...] Read full article: Elmhurst Mayor Asks Pritzker to Reconsid...→

Top Illinois Republicans Call on Pritzker to Ease Restrictions in Phased Reopening Plan

Top Illinois Republicans Call on Pritzker to Ease Restrictions in Phased Reopening Plan

Top Republican lawmakers are calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to make a series of changes to his administration’s phased reopening plan, arguing that “less restri [...] Read full article: Top Illinois Republicans Call on Pritzke...→

Arlington Hts. mayor urges residents to support Pritzker's plan

Arlington Hts. mayor urges residents to support Pritzker's plan

Arlington Heights Mayor Thomas Hayes said in a message to residents that, despite being urged to use his authority to reopen businesses, he will abide by Gov. [...] Read full article: Arlington Hts. mayor urges residents to ...→

Orland Park Mayor Urges Pritzker to Speed Up Plan to Reopen Illinois

Orland Park Mayor Urges Pritzker to Speed Up Plan to Reopen Illinois

The mayor of south suburban Orland Park posted a video to social media on Thursday speaking out against part of Illinois Gov. J.B. Prizker’s phased plan to reo [...] Read full article: Orland Park Mayor Urges Pritzker to Spee...→

Pritzker Defends Including Suburban Counties in Same Region as Chicago in Phased Reopening Plan

Pritzker Defends Including Suburban Counties in Same Region as Chicago in Phased Reopening Plan

While Illinois’ new phased reopening plan allows the state to make decisions for reopening on a region-by-region basis, some officials and residents are angry [...] Read full article: Pritzker Defends Including Suburban Coun...→

Pritzker Reveals Five-Phased Plan to Reopen Illinois

Gov. J.B. Pritzker has now revealed details on a five-phased plan to reopen Illinois as the state remains under a stay-at-home order through May 30.... Organiz [...] Read full article: Pritzker Reveals Five-Phased Plan to Reo...→

How Illinois Will Enforce Its Phased Reopening Plan, According to Pritzker

How Illinois Will Enforce Its Phased Reopening Plan, According to Pritzker

Illinoisans could soon see some changes as the state prepares for the next phase of reopening in the weeks ahead, but there will still be guidelines to follow. [...] Read full article: How Illinois Will Enforce Its Phased Reo...→

Pritzker announces phased plan to reopen Illinois by region

The plan establishes four health regions are established, each with the ability to independently move through a phased approach: Northeast Illinois; North-Cent [...] Read full article: Pritzker announces phased plan to reopen...→

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 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...→

Hold your horses: No Arlington contract yet that would allow track to reopen

Hold your horses: No Arlington contract yet that would allow track to reopen

They're down the homestretch, but representatives of Arlington International Racecourse and horsemen said Thursday they still don't have a signed contract that [...] Read full article: Hold your horses: No Arlington contract ...→

Arlington Co. introduces funding plan for police body cameras | WTOP

Arlington Co. introduces funding plan for police body cameras | WTOP

Amid nationwide calls for more police accountability, a plan has been introduced to launch a body camera program in Virginia’s Arlington County. Read full article: Arlington Co. introduces funding plan fo...→

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...→

Competitive Swimmers Ask Pritzker to Open Pools in Phase 3 of Illinois’ Reopening Plan

Competitive Swimmers Ask Pritzker to Open Pools in Phase 3 of Illinois’ Reopening Plan

It wasn’t long ago that Grace Hagemaster placed 11th in the 100 backstroke at the State Girls Swimming & Diving Meet. In the aftermath of that accomplishment, [...] Read full article: Competitive Swimmers Ask Pritzker to Ope...→

Rearranged seats and personal hand straps: BART announces 15-step plan to getting service back on track

Rearranged seats and personal hand straps: BART announces 15-step plan to getting service back on track

As more of the Bay Area's economy, more people are going to head back to work. BART says it has a plan to accommodate the anticipated surge in riders - and it' [...] Read full article: Rearranged seats and personal hand strap...→

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

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

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Sunday released industry-specific guidelines to allow for the safe reopening of businesses, as the state moves toward entering Pha [...] Read full article: Gov. Pritzker Announces Guidelines For S...→

Dining in the streets? Arlington Heights' plan to help restaurants

Dining in the streets? Arlington Heights' plan to help restaurants

Downtown Arlington Heights normally thrives on a bustling outdoor summer restaurant scene, but in the era of social distancing, dining alfresco may soon take o [...] Read full article: Dining in the streets? Arlington Heights...→

Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates go on record seeking change in state's reopening plan

Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates go on record seeking change in state's reopening plan

Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates passed resolutions Monday calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to alter the Restore Illinois plan in an effort to help [...] Read full article: Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman ...→

Editorial: Pritzker must rally support behind pandemic plan

Editorial: Pritzker must rally support behind pandemic plan

In this editorial, the Daily Herald calls on the governor to respond to the unease that isolation and economic hardships have spawned Read full article: Editorial: Pritzker must rally support b...→

Chicago's on track to move to next phase of recovery on May 29, Pritzker says

Limited reopening of stores, offices, gyms and hair salons will occur if health numbers hold up—and if Lightfoot doesn't impose tougher rules for the city. Read full article: Chicago's on track to move to next phase...→

Column: Suburban officials urge Pritzker to separate collar counties from Cook in reopening plan

Column: Suburban officials urge Pritzker to separate collar counties from Cook in reopening plan

Mayors of New Lenox and Lockport are among south suburban elected leaders joining a growing chorus calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to revise his plan for reopeni [...] Read full article: Column: Suburban officials urge Pritzker...→

Trump casts doubt on mail voting. His campaign promotes it.

Trump casts doubt on mail voting. His campaign promotes it.

President Donald Trump's reelection campaign is helping Republican voters cast their ballots through the mail even as the president calls the process unreliabl [...] Read full article: Trump casts doubt on mail voting. His ca...→

All Illinois Regions on Track to Move to Next Phase of Reopening Except One, Pritzker Says

All Illinois Regions on Track to Move to Next Phase of Reopening Except One, Pritzker Says

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Monday that three of Illinois’ four medical regions are currently eligible to move into phase three of the state’s phased [...] Read full article: All Illinois Regions on Track to Move to...→

Trump casts doubt on U.S.-China trade deal, contradicting his officials

Trump casts doubt on U.S.-China trade deal, contradicting his officials

Over the past several years, Trump has often been more pessimistic than his advisers regarding the state of trade relations with China. Read full article: Trump casts doubt on U.S.-China trade de...→

Economy vs. epidemiology? Pritzker gears reopening to science and saving lives – but business leaders call plan ‘misguided’

Economy vs. epidemiology? Pritzker gears reopening to science and saving lives – but business leaders call plan ‘misguided’

The Illinois Department of Employment Security processed more claims during the first month of the pandemic than it did during all of last year — and that numb [...] Read full article: Economy vs. epidemiology? Pritzker gears...→

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker released his

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker released his "Restore Illinois" plan May 5, the same [...]

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker released his "Restore Illinois" plan May 5, the same day the state suffered its largest number of COVID-19 deaths in a single day. Read full article: Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker released his...→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday announced a five-phase plan to reopen Illinois bas [...]

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday announced a five-phase plan to reopen Illinois bas [...]

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday announced a five-phase plan to reopen Illinois based on public health data and regional health care availability. The plan is bas [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday announced ...→

Gov. JB Pritzker Unveils 'Restore Illinois' Plan To Gradually Reopen Illinois On Regional Basis

Gov. JB Pritzker Unveils 'Restore Illinois' Plan To Gradually Reopen Illinois On Regional Basis

“We are one Illinois, but we are also one Illinois made up of 60,000 square miles and reality on the ground looks in different areas of our state,” he said. Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Unveils 'Restore Illino...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

Philadelphia On Track To Enter Green Phase Of Pennsylvania's Reopening Plan By Early July

Philadelphia On Track To Enter Green Phase Of Pennsylvania's Reopening Plan By Early July

Kenney said Thursday it's contingent on the city continuing to comply with social distancing guidelines among other preventative measures. Read full article: Philadelphia On Track To Enter Green Pha...→

Hold your horses: No Arlington contract yet that would allow track to reopen

Hold your horses: No Arlington contract yet that would allow track to reopen

They're down the homestretch, but representatives of Arlington International Racecourse and horsemen said Thursday they still don't have a signed contract that [...] Read full article: Hold your horses: No Arlington contract ...→

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...→

Arlington Co. introduces funding plan for police body cameras | WTOP

Arlington Co. introduces funding plan for police body cameras | WTOP

Amid nationwide calls for more police accountability, a plan has been introduced to launch a body camera program in Virginia’s Arlington County. Read full article: Arlington Co. introduces funding plan fo...→

GOP FCC Member Casts Doubt on Trump Social Media Crackdown

GOP FCC Member Casts Doubt on Trump Social Media Crackdown

A regulator whose vote could be needed to advance President Donald Trump's order to reduce legal protections for Twitter Inc. and other social media companies [...] Read full article: GOP FCC Member Casts Doubt on Trump Soci...→

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...→

Competitive Swimmers Ask Pritzker to Open Pools in Phase 3 of Illinois’ Reopening Plan

Competitive Swimmers Ask Pritzker to Open Pools in Phase 3 of Illinois’ Reopening Plan

It wasn’t long ago that Grace Hagemaster placed 11th in the 100 backstroke at the State Girls Swimming & Diving Meet. In the aftermath of that accomplishment, [...] Read full article: Competitive Swimmers Ask Pritzker to Ope...→

Rearranged seats and personal hand straps: BART announces 15-step plan to getting service back on track

Rearranged seats and personal hand straps: BART announces 15-step plan to getting service back on track

As more of the Bay Area's economy, more people are going to head back to work. BART says it has a plan to accommodate the anticipated surge in riders - and it' [...] Read full article: Rearranged seats and personal hand strap...→

Pritzker Says Numbers Trending ‘in a Good Direction’ as Phase Three of Reopening Plan Nears

Pritzker Says Numbers Trending ‘in a Good Direction’ as Phase Three of Reopening Plan Nears

With the state of Illinois set to move forward into Phase Three of the “Restore Illinois” plan this week, Gov. J.B. Pritzker says that despite reopening more p [...] Read full article: Pritzker Says Numbers Trending ‘in a Goo...→

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

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

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Sunday released industry-specific guidelines to allow for the safe reopening of businesses, as the state moves toward entering Pha [...] Read full article: Gov. Pritzker Announces Guidelines For S...→

Dining in the streets? Arlington Heights' plan to help restaurants

Dining in the streets? Arlington Heights' plan to help restaurants

Downtown Arlington Heights normally thrives on a bustling outdoor summer restaurant scene, but in the era of social distancing, dining alfresco may soon take o [...] Read full article: Dining in the streets? Arlington Heights...→

Why Buffalo Grove isn't joining other suburbs' efforts to alter Pritzker plan

Why Buffalo Grove isn't joining other suburbs' efforts to alter Pritzker plan

Citing concerns that it could pit one part of the village against the other, the Buffalo Grove village board decided Monday not to take action on a resolution [...] Read full article: Why Buffalo Grove isn't joining other su...→

Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates go on record seeking change in state's reopening plan

Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates go on record seeking change in state's reopening plan

Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman Estates passed resolutions Monday calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to alter the Restore Illinois plan in an effort to help [...] Read full article: Palatine, Arlington Heights and Hoffman ...→

Agency's request to Pritzker on Restore Illinois plan 'softened'

Agency's request to Pritzker on Restore Illinois plan 'softened'

A potential request to reduce a standard for moving from one phase to the next of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's Restore Illinois plan based on hospital admissions for C [...] Read full article: Agency's request to Pritzker on Restore ...→

Editorial: Pritzker must rally support behind pandemic plan

Editorial: Pritzker must rally support behind pandemic plan

In this editorial, the Daily Herald calls on the governor to respond to the unease that isolation and economic hardships have spawned Read full article: Editorial: Pritzker must rally support b...→

Chicago's on track to move to next phase of recovery on May 29, Pritzker says

Limited reopening of stores, offices, gyms and hair salons will occur if health numbers hold up—and if Lightfoot doesn't impose tougher rules for the city. Read full article: Chicago's on track to move to next phase...→

All Regions in Illinois Now on Track to Move to Phase 3 at End of May, Pritzker Says

All Regions in Illinois Now on Track to Move to Phase 3 at End of May, Pritzker Says

With just over two weeks left in Illinois’ stay-at-home order, all regions across the state are now on track to meet the metrics needed to move into the next p [...] Read full article: All Regions in Illinois Now on Track to ...→

Column: Suburban officials urge Pritzker to separate collar counties from Cook in reopening plan

Column: Suburban officials urge Pritzker to separate collar counties from Cook in reopening plan

Mayors of New Lenox and Lockport are among south suburban elected leaders joining a growing chorus calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to revise his plan for reopeni [...] Read full article: Column: Suburban officials urge Pritzker...→

COVID-19 cases surge by 4,014 Tuesday, Pritzker says no to changing regional recovery plan

COVID-19 cases surge by 4,014 Tuesday, Pritzker says no to changing regional recovery plan

The number of Illinoisans perishing from COVID-19 surged by 144 Tuesday, officials announced, while cases spiked by 4,014, a new high. Read full article: COVID-19 cases surge by 4,014 Tuesday, P...→

Trump casts doubt on mail voting. His campaign promotes it.

Trump casts doubt on mail voting. His campaign promotes it.

President Donald Trump's reelection campaign is helping Republican voters cast their ballots through the mail even as the president calls the process unreliabl [...] Read full article: Trump casts doubt on mail voting. His ca...→

Elmhurst Mayor Asks Pritzker to Reconsider Reopening Plan, Health Care Region Grouping

Elmhurst Mayor Asks Pritzker to Reconsider Reopening Plan, Health Care Region Grouping

The mayor of suburban Elmhurst has asked Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker to reconsider portions of his plan to reopen Illinois, particularly including the city and [...] Read full article: Elmhurst Mayor Asks Pritzker to Reconsid...→

All Illinois Regions on Track to Move to Next Phase of Reopening Except One, Pritzker Says

All Illinois Regions on Track to Move to Next Phase of Reopening Except One, Pritzker Says

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Monday that three of Illinois’ four medical regions are currently eligible to move into phase three of the state’s phased [...] Read full article: All Illinois Regions on Track to Move to...→

Top Illinois Republicans Call on Pritzker to Ease Restrictions in Phased Reopening Plan

Top Illinois Republicans Call on Pritzker to Ease Restrictions in Phased Reopening Plan

Top Republican lawmakers are calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to make a series of changes to his administration’s phased reopening plan, arguing that “less restri [...] Read full article: Top Illinois Republicans Call on Pritzke...→

Arlington Hts. mayor urges residents to support Pritzker's plan

Arlington Hts. mayor urges residents to support Pritzker's plan

Arlington Heights Mayor Thomas Hayes said in a message to residents that, despite being urged to use his authority to reopen businesses, he will abide by Gov. [...] Read full article: Arlington Hts. mayor urges residents to ...→

Trump casts doubt on U.S.-China trade deal, contradicting his officials

Trump casts doubt on U.S.-China trade deal, contradicting his officials

Over the past several years, Trump has often been more pessimistic than his advisers regarding the state of trade relations with China. Read full article: Trump casts doubt on U.S.-China trade de...→

Orland Park Mayor Urges Pritzker to Speed Up Plan to Reopen Illinois

Orland Park Mayor Urges Pritzker to Speed Up Plan to Reopen Illinois

The mayor of south suburban Orland Park posted a video to social media on Thursday speaking out against part of Illinois Gov. J.B. Prizker’s phased plan to reo [...] Read full article: Orland Park Mayor Urges Pritzker to Spee...→

Economy vs. epidemiology? Pritzker gears reopening to science and saving lives – but business leaders call plan ‘misguided’

Economy vs. epidemiology? Pritzker gears reopening to science and saving lives – but business leaders call plan ‘misguided’

The Illinois Department of Employment Security processed more claims during the first month of the pandemic than it did during all of last year — and that numb [...] Read full article: Economy vs. epidemiology? Pritzker gears...→

Pritzker Defends Including Suburban Counties in Same Region as Chicago in Phased Reopening Plan

Pritzker Defends Including Suburban Counties in Same Region as Chicago in Phased Reopening Plan

While Illinois’ new phased reopening plan allows the state to make decisions for reopening on a region-by-region basis, some officials and residents are angry [...] Read full article: Pritzker Defends Including Suburban Coun...→

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker released his

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker released his "Restore Illinois" plan May 5, the same [...]

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker released his "Restore Illinois" plan May 5, the same day the state suffered its largest number of COVID-19 deaths in a single day. Read full article: Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker released his...→

Pritzker Reveals Five-Phased Plan to Reopen Illinois

Gov. J.B. Pritzker has now revealed details on a five-phased plan to reopen Illinois as the state remains under a stay-at-home order through May 30.... Organiz [...] Read full article: Pritzker Reveals Five-Phased Plan to Reo...→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday announced a five-phase plan to reopen Illinois bas [...]

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday announced a five-phase plan to reopen Illinois bas [...]

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday announced a five-phase plan to reopen Illinois based on public health data and regional health care availability. The plan is bas [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday announced ...→

How Illinois Will Enforce Its Phased Reopening Plan, According to Pritzker

How Illinois Will Enforce Its Phased Reopening Plan, According to Pritzker

Illinoisans could soon see some changes as the state prepares for the next phase of reopening in the weeks ahead, but there will still be guidelines to follow. [...] Read full article: How Illinois Will Enforce Its Phased Reo...→

Gov. JB Pritzker Unveils 'Restore Illinois' Plan To Gradually Reopen Illinois On Regional Basis

Gov. JB Pritzker Unveils 'Restore Illinois' Plan To Gradually Reopen Illinois On Regional Basis

“We are one Illinois, but we are also one Illinois made up of 60,000 square miles and reality on the ground looks in different areas of our state,” he said. Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Unveils 'Restore Illino...→

Pritzker announces phased plan to reopen Illinois by region

The plan establishes four health regions are established, each with the ability to independently move through a phased approach: Northeast Illinois; North-Cent [...] Read full article: Pritzker announces phased plan to reopen...→