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Florida Gov. Seeks to Diminish Fears, as Coronavirus Infections Continue to Rise

Florida Gov. Seeks to Diminish Fears, as Coronavirus Infections Continue to Rise

The coronavirus outbreak continued its fevered escalation in Florida, as the state reported Saturday more than 4,000 new cases — the highest daily total yet in [...] Read full article: Florida Gov. Seeks to Diminish Fears, as...→

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 ...→

Minnesota Chief Justice dismisses effort to recall Gov. Walz

Minnesota Chief Justice dismisses effort to recall Gov. Walz

A petition seeking to recall Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz for his response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been dismissed. In an order issued by the Minnesota Supreme [...] Read full article: Minnesota Chief Justice dismisses effort...→

Minnesota Supreme Court Judge Dismisses Efforts To Recall Gov. Tim Walz

Minnesota Supreme Court Judge Dismisses Efforts To Recall Gov. Tim Walz

The organizers behind the petition accused Walz of malfeasance following his stay-at-home and other emergency orders locking the state down amid the coronaviru [...] Read full article: Minnesota Supreme Court Judge Dismisses ...→

Author won an award for a book about former Illinois Gov. Henry Horner and wrote

Author won an award for a book about former Illinois Gov. Henry Horner and wrote a World War II book that was a selection by two book clubs.... "He was a smart [...] Read full article: Author won an award for a book about for...→

Petition to recall Gov. Whitmer set to begin July 1 after panel approves language

Petition to recall Gov. Whitmer set to begin July 1 after panel approves language

A petition to recall Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is expected to begin circulating on July 1 after the bipartisan Board of Canvassers approved the language on... Read full article: Petition to recall Gov. Whitmer set to 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...→

Florida Gov. Remains Open to Hosting Republican National Covention

Florida Gov. Remains Open to Hosting Republican National Covention

As the Republican National Convention reportedly looks for a new home this summer, Florida’s governor has an idea: move the event to the Sunshine State. During [...] Read full article: Florida Gov. Remains Open to Hosting Rep...→

Oregon Republicans launch second recall of ‘disastrous’ Democratic Gov. Kate Brown

Oregon Republicans launch second recall of ‘disastrous’ Democratic Gov. Kate Brown

Oregon Republicans have launched a recall campaign against Gov. Kate Brown, the second in less than two years, accusing her of abusing her office and wrecking [...] Read full article: Oregon Republicans launch second recall ...→

Gov. Walz: Minneapolis, St. Paul curfews, road closures continue Sunday night

Gov. Walz: Minneapolis, St. Paul curfews, road closures continue Sunday night

An overnight curfew in St. Paul and Minneapolis and closures of major highways during the evening will continue tonight, Gov. Tim Walz announced Sunday. After [...] Read full article: Gov. Walz: Minneapolis, St. Paul curfews...→

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...→

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...→

Dr. Ben Carson pushes back on NY Gov. Cuomo's 'ridiculous' defense of nursing home order

Dr. Ben Carson pushes back on NY Gov. Cuomo's 'ridiculous' defense of nursing home order

New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's directive to send recovering COVID-19 patients to already-vulnerable nursing homes was "clearly a mistake" to be learne [...] Read full article: Dr. Ben Carson pushes back on NY Gov. Cu...→

With more rain and potential flooding in store, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker acti [...]

With more rain and potential flooding in store, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker activated dozens of Illinois National Guard Soldiers to help with the state’s respo [...] Read full article: With more rain and potential flooding in...→

As Illinois moves closer to the end of May, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced a serie [...]

As Illinois moves closer to the end of May, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced a series of revisions to the state’s phased reopening plan. The biggest changes will i [...] Read full article: As Illinois moves closer to the end of M...→

Illinois Supreme Court disbars former Gov. Rod Blagojevich

Illinois Supreme Court disbars former Gov. Rod Blagojevich

The Illinois Supreme Court officially disbarred former Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Monday, two months after a state panel recommended that the disgraced politician [...] Read full article: Illinois Supreme Court disbars former Go...→

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....→

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday met privately with the family of Geo [...]

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday met privately with the family of Geo [...]

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday met privately with the family of George Floyd during a public viewing of his body to express his condolences and to [...] Read full article: Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Mon...→

Gov. DeSantis believes Florida will be able to host Republican National Convention in a 'safe way'

Gov. DeSantis believes Florida will be able to host Republican National Convention in a 'safe way'

Other states "wish" that they had followed Florida's lead in their responses to the coronavirus pandemic, Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis suggested Thursday.  Read full article: Gov. DeSantis believes Florida will be a...→

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine: Republican convention not something we’d volunteer to host at this point

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine: Republican convention not something we’d volunteer to host at this point

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Wednesday said his state is unlikely to volunteer to host the Republican National Convention after President Trump said officials are [...] Read full article: Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine: Republican conven...→

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz activates all National Guard troops as George Floyd protests continue

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz activates all National Guard troops as George Floyd protests continue

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has ordered all National Guard troops activated for the first time in the state’s history, NBC News reported Saturday. The directive ca [...] Read full article: Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz activates all Na...→

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...→

'Hang In There': Illinois Public Health Chief Urges People To Continue Taking COVID Precautions During Memorial Day Weekend

'Hang In There': Illinois Public Health Chief Urges People To Continue Taking COVID Precautions During Memorial Day Weekend

“I know, in the absence of parades, we still want to find ways to honor and celebrate those who have given their lives while serving this country, again in a s [...] Read full article: 'Hang In There': Illinois Public Health ...→

Illinois Republican gets kicked out of state legislature special session for refusing to wear a mask

Illinois Republican gets kicked out of state legislature special session for refusing to wear a mask

When asked by his colleagues if he would comply with a new rule requiring all state House members to wear a mask, Rep. Darren Bailey said, "I will not." Read full article: Illinois Republican gets kicked out of s...→

Illinois House votes to remove Republican rep from session for refusing to wear mask

Illinois House votes to remove Republican rep from session for refusing to wear mask

A Republican state representative in Illinois was removed from a legislative session in Springfield Wednesday for refusing to wear a mask.  Read full article: Illinois House votes to remove Republica...→

Colorado Gov Polis pushes back against CDC's coronavirus death counts

Colorado Gov Polis pushes back against CDC's coronavirus death counts

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis pushed back against recent coronavirus death counts including those conducted by the CDC, days after his own state’s health departmen [...] Read full article: Colorado Gov Polis pushes back against C...→

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 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. 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...→

Petition To Recall Gov. Whitmer Approved By Board Of Canvassers

A petition to recall Governor Gretchen Whitmer because of her Covid-19 response has been approved by the Board of State Canvassers. Read full article: Petition To Recall Gov. Whitmer Approved...→

Petition language to recall Gov. Whitmer approved

Petition language to recall Gov. Whitmer approved

Petition language to recall Gov. Gretchen Whitmer was approved Monday by the Board of State Canvassers. Read full article: Petition language to recall Gov. Whitmer...→

 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...→

N.C. Gov.: Large-scale Republican convention ‘very unlikely’

N.C. Gov.: Large-scale Republican convention ‘very unlikely’

Without knowing how the COVID-19 outbreak will continue to unfold, Gov. Cooper said, “planning for a scaled-down convention with fewer people, social distancin [...] Read full article: N.C. Gov.: Large-scale Republican conven...→

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 ...→

Republican Groups Sue California Over Gov. Newsom's Order On Mail-In Ballots

Republican Groups Sue California Over Gov. Newsom's Order On Mail-In Ballots

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS News) — Republican groups are suing California Governor Gavin Newsom, claiming his recent executive order to mail every registered voter in [...] Read full article: Republican Groups Sue California Over Go...→

Gov. Charlie Baker pushes to expand coronavirus testing, urges Massachusetts residents to wear masks Memorial Day weekend

Gov. Charlie Baker pushes to expand coronavirus testing, urges Massachusetts residents to wear masks Memorial Day weekend

Gov. Charlie Baker doubled down on his plans to significantly expand coronavirus testing in the commonwealth over the next few months as he urged residents to [...] Read full article: Gov. Charlie Baker pushes to expand coro...→

Pennsylvania Republican Senators Propose Limiting Gov. Wolf's Power In Response To Stay-At-Home Orders

Pennsylvania Republican Senators Propose Limiting Gov. Wolf's Power In Response To Stay-At-Home Orders

Democrats insist the legislation goes too far, saying voters gave the governor that power when he was elected into office. Read full article: Pennsylvania Republican Senators Propose...→

Illinois restaurants and bars can go al fresco as soon as next Friday as Gov. J.B. Pritzker nods to reopening pressure

Illinois restaurants and bars can go al fresco as soon as next Friday as Gov. J.B. Pritzker nods to reopening pressure

The Pritzker administration is still working out new rules in phase three for other outdoor businesses, including driving ranges, sh... ooting ranges and paint [...] Read full article: Illinois restaurants and bars can go al ...→

Rep. Garcia urges Gov. J.B. Pritzker to ensure Illinois Hispanics are hired as contact tracers

Rep. Garcia urges Gov. J.B. Pritzker to ensure Illinois Hispanics are hired as contact tracers

Garcia said, "Keep in mind, Governor, there is a body of these folks who are experienced, who people trust and they know how to knock on doors when it is safe [...] Read full article: Rep. Garcia urges Gov. J.B. Pritzker to ...→

Florida Gov. Seeks to Diminish Fears, as Coronavirus Infections Continue to Rise

Florida Gov. Seeks to Diminish Fears, as Coronavirus Infections Continue to Rise

The coronavirus outbreak continued its fevered escalation in Florida, as the state reported Saturday more than 4,000 new cases — the highest daily total yet in [...] Read full article: Florida Gov. Seeks to Diminish Fears, as...→

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. 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...→

Minnesota Chief Justice dismisses effort to recall Gov. Walz

Minnesota Chief Justice dismisses effort to recall Gov. Walz

A petition seeking to recall Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz for his response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been dismissed. In an order issued by the Minnesota Supreme [...] Read full article: Minnesota Chief Justice dismisses effort...→

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....→

Author won an award for a book about former Illinois Gov. Henry Horner and wrote

Author won an award for a book about former Illinois Gov. Henry Horner and wrote a World War II book that was a selection by two book clubs.... "He was a smart [...] Read full article: Author won an award for a book about for...→

Petition To Recall Gov. Whitmer Approved By Board Of Canvassers

A petition to recall Governor Gretchen Whitmer because of her Covid-19 response has been approved by the Board of State Canvassers. Read full article: Petition To Recall Gov. Whitmer Approved...→

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday met privately with the family of Geo [...]

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday met privately with the family of Geo [...]

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday met privately with the family of George Floyd during a public viewing of his body to express his condolences and to [...] Read full article: Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Mon...→

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...→

 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...→

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine: Republican convention not something we’d volunteer to host at this point

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine: Republican convention not something we’d volunteer to host at this point

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Wednesday said his state is unlikely to volunteer to host the Republican National Convention after President Trump said officials are [...] Read full article: Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine: Republican conven...→

Oregon Republicans launch second recall of ‘disastrous’ Democratic Gov. Kate Brown

Oregon Republicans launch second recall of ‘disastrous’ Democratic Gov. Kate Brown

Oregon Republicans have launched a recall campaign against Gov. Kate Brown, the second in less than two years, accusing her of abusing her office and wrecking [...] Read full article: Oregon Republicans launch second recall ...→

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...→

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz activates all National Guard troops as George Floyd protests continue

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz activates all National Guard troops as George Floyd protests continue

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has ordered all National Guard troops activated for the first time in the state’s history, NBC News reported Saturday. The directive ca [...] Read full article: Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz activates all Na...→

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...→

Republican Groups Sue California Over Gov. Newsom's Order On Mail-In Ballots

Republican Groups Sue California Over Gov. Newsom's Order On Mail-In Ballots

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS News) — Republican groups are suing California Governor Gavin Newsom, claiming his recent executive order to mail every registered voter in [...] Read full article: Republican Groups Sue California Over Go...→

'Hang In There': Illinois Public Health Chief Urges People To Continue Taking COVID Precautions During Memorial Day Weekend

'Hang In There': Illinois Public Health Chief Urges People To Continue Taking COVID Precautions During Memorial Day Weekend

“I know, in the absence of parades, we still want to find ways to honor and celebrate those who have given their lives while serving this country, again in a s [...] Read full article: 'Hang In There': Illinois Public Health ...→

Dr. Ben Carson pushes back on NY Gov. Cuomo's 'ridiculous' defense of nursing home order

Dr. Ben Carson pushes back on NY Gov. Cuomo's 'ridiculous' defense of nursing home order

New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's directive to send recovering COVID-19 patients to already-vulnerable nursing homes was "clearly a mistake" to be learne [...] Read full article: Dr. Ben Carson pushes back on NY Gov. Cu...→

Pennsylvania Republican Senators Propose Limiting Gov. Wolf's Power In Response To Stay-At-Home Orders

Pennsylvania Republican Senators Propose Limiting Gov. Wolf's Power In Response To Stay-At-Home Orders

Democrats insist the legislation goes too far, saying voters gave the governor that power when he was elected into office. Read full article: Pennsylvania Republican Senators Propose...→

Illinois House votes to remove Republican rep from session for refusing to wear mask

Illinois House votes to remove Republican rep from session for refusing to wear mask

A Republican state representative in Illinois was removed from a legislative session in Springfield Wednesday for refusing to wear a mask.  Read full article: Illinois House votes to remove Republica...→

As Illinois moves closer to the end of May, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced a serie [...]

As Illinois moves closer to the end of May, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced a series of revisions to the state’s phased reopening plan. The biggest changes will i [...] Read full article: As Illinois moves closer to the end of M...→

Rep. Garcia urges Gov. J.B. Pritzker to ensure Illinois Hispanics are hired as contact tracers

Rep. Garcia urges Gov. J.B. Pritzker to ensure Illinois Hispanics are hired as contact tracers

Garcia said, "Keep in mind, Governor, there is a body of these folks who are experienced, who people trust and they know how to knock on doors when it is safe [...] Read full article: Rep. Garcia urges Gov. J.B. Pritzker to ...→

Colorado Gov Polis pushes back against CDC's coronavirus death counts

Colorado Gov Polis pushes back against CDC's coronavirus death counts

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis pushed back against recent coronavirus death counts including those conducted by the CDC, days after his own state’s health departmen [...] Read full article: Colorado Gov Polis pushes back against 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 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...→

Minnesota Supreme Court Judge Dismisses Efforts To Recall Gov. Tim Walz

Minnesota Supreme Court Judge Dismisses Efforts To Recall Gov. Tim Walz

The organizers behind the petition accused Walz of malfeasance following his stay-at-home and other emergency orders locking the state down amid the coronaviru [...] Read full article: Minnesota Supreme Court Judge Dismisses ...→

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...→

Petition to recall Gov. Whitmer set to begin July 1 after panel approves language

Petition to recall Gov. Whitmer set to begin July 1 after panel approves language

A petition to recall Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is expected to begin circulating on July 1 after the bipartisan Board of Canvassers approved the language on... Read full article: Petition to recall Gov. Whitmer set to b...→

Petition language to recall Gov. Whitmer approved

Petition language to recall Gov. Whitmer approved

Petition language to recall Gov. Gretchen Whitmer was approved Monday by the Board of State Canvassers. Read full article: Petition language to recall Gov. Whitmer...→

Gov. DeSantis believes Florida will be able to host Republican National Convention in a 'safe way'

Gov. DeSantis believes Florida will be able to host Republican National Convention in a 'safe way'

Other states "wish" that they had followed Florida's lead in their responses to the coronavirus pandemic, Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis suggested Thursday.  Read full article: Gov. DeSantis believes Florida will be a...→

Florida Gov. Remains Open to Hosting Republican National Covention

Florida Gov. Remains Open to Hosting Republican National Covention

As the Republican National Convention reportedly looks for a new home this summer, Florida’s governor has an idea: move the event to the Sunshine State. During [...] Read full article: Florida Gov. Remains Open to Hosting Rep...→

N.C. Gov.: Large-scale Republican convention ‘very unlikely’

N.C. Gov.: Large-scale Republican convention ‘very unlikely’

Without knowing how the COVID-19 outbreak will continue to unfold, Gov. Cooper said, “planning for a scaled-down convention with fewer people, social distancin [...] Read full article: N.C. Gov.: Large-scale Republican conven...→

Gov. Walz: Minneapolis, St. Paul curfews, road closures continue Sunday night

Gov. Walz: Minneapolis, St. Paul curfews, road closures continue Sunday night

An overnight curfew in St. Paul and Minneapolis and closures of major highways during the evening will continue tonight, Gov. Tim Walz announced Sunday. After [...] Read full article: Gov. Walz: Minneapolis, St. Paul curfews...→

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 ...→

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...→

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...→

Gov. Charlie Baker pushes to expand coronavirus testing, urges Massachusetts residents to wear masks Memorial Day weekend

Gov. Charlie Baker pushes to expand coronavirus testing, urges Massachusetts residents to wear masks Memorial Day weekend

Gov. Charlie Baker doubled down on his plans to significantly expand coronavirus testing in the commonwealth over the next few months as he urged residents to [...] Read full article: Gov. Charlie Baker pushes to expand coro...→

Illinois Republican gets kicked out of state legislature special session for refusing to wear a mask

Illinois Republican gets kicked out of state legislature special session for refusing to wear a mask

When asked by his colleagues if he would comply with a new rule requiring all state House members to wear a mask, Rep. Darren Bailey said, "I will not." Read full article: Illinois Republican gets kicked out of s...→

With more rain and potential flooding in store, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker acti [...]

With more rain and potential flooding in store, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker activated dozens of Illinois National Guard Soldiers to help with the state’s respo [...] Read full article: With more rain and potential flooding in...→

Illinois restaurants and bars can go al fresco as soon as next Friday as Gov. J.B. Pritzker nods to reopening pressure

Illinois restaurants and bars can go al fresco as soon as next Friday as Gov. J.B. Pritzker nods to reopening pressure

The Pritzker administration is still working out new rules in phase three for other outdoor businesses, including driving ranges, sh... ooting ranges and paint [...] Read full article: Illinois restaurants and bars can go al ...→

Illinois Supreme Court disbars former Gov. Rod Blagojevich

Illinois Supreme Court disbars former Gov. Rod Blagojevich

The Illinois Supreme Court officially disbarred former Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Monday, two months after a state panel recommended that the disgraced politician [...] Read full article: Illinois Supreme Court disbars former Go...→

Florida Gov. Seeks to Diminish Fears, as Coronavirus Infections Continue to Rise

Florida Gov. Seeks to Diminish Fears, as Coronavirus Infections Continue to Rise

The coronavirus outbreak continued its fevered escalation in Florida, as the state reported Saturday more than 4,000 new cases — the highest daily total yet in [...] Read full article: Florida Gov. Seeks to Diminish Fears, as...→

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. 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...→

Minnesota Chief Justice dismisses effort to recall Gov. Walz

Minnesota Chief Justice dismisses effort to recall Gov. Walz

A petition seeking to recall Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz for his response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been dismissed. In an order issued by the Minnesota Supreme [...] Read full article: Minnesota Chief Justice dismisses effort...→

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 ...→

Minnesota Supreme Court Judge Dismisses Efforts To Recall Gov. Tim Walz

Minnesota Supreme Court Judge Dismisses Efforts To Recall Gov. Tim Walz

The organizers behind the petition accused Walz of malfeasance following his stay-at-home and other emergency orders locking the state down amid the coronaviru [...] Read full article: Minnesota Supreme Court Judge Dismisses ...→

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...→

Author won an award for a book about former Illinois Gov. Henry Horner and wrote

Author won an award for a book about former Illinois Gov. Henry Horner and wrote a World War II book that was a selection by two book clubs.... "He was a smart [...] Read full article: Author won an award for a book about for...→

Petition To Recall Gov. Whitmer Approved By Board Of Canvassers

A petition to recall Governor Gretchen Whitmer because of her Covid-19 response has been approved by the Board of State Canvassers. Read full article: Petition To Recall Gov. Whitmer Approved...→

Petition to recall Gov. Whitmer set to begin July 1 after panel approves language

Petition to recall Gov. Whitmer set to begin July 1 after panel approves language

A petition to recall Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is expected to begin circulating on July 1 after the bipartisan Board of Canvassers approved the language on... Read full article: Petition to recall Gov. Whitmer set to b...→

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday met privately with the family of Geo [...]

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday met privately with the family of Geo [...]

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday met privately with the family of George Floyd during a public viewing of his body to express his condolences and to [...] Read full article: Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Mon...→

Petition language to recall Gov. Whitmer approved

Petition language to recall Gov. Whitmer approved

Petition language to recall Gov. Gretchen Whitmer was approved Monday by the Board of State Canvassers. Read full article: Petition language to recall Gov. Whitmer...→

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. DeSantis believes Florida will be able to host Republican National Convention in a 'safe way'

Gov. DeSantis believes Florida will be able to host Republican National Convention in a 'safe way'

Other states "wish" that they had followed Florida's lead in their responses to the coronavirus pandemic, Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis suggested Thursday.  Read full article: Gov. DeSantis believes Florida will be a...→

 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...→

Florida Gov. Remains Open to Hosting Republican National Covention

Florida Gov. Remains Open to Hosting Republican National Covention

As the Republican National Convention reportedly looks for a new home this summer, Florida’s governor has an idea: move the event to the Sunshine State. During [...] Read full article: Florida Gov. Remains Open to Hosting Rep...→

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine: Republican convention not something we’d volunteer to host at this point

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine: Republican convention not something we’d volunteer to host at this point

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Wednesday said his state is unlikely to volunteer to host the Republican National Convention after President Trump said officials are [...] Read full article: Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine: Republican conven...→

N.C. Gov.: Large-scale Republican convention ‘very unlikely’

N.C. Gov.: Large-scale Republican convention ‘very unlikely’

Without knowing how the COVID-19 outbreak will continue to unfold, Gov. Cooper said, “planning for a scaled-down convention with fewer people, social distancin [...] Read full article: N.C. Gov.: Large-scale Republican conven...→

Oregon Republicans launch second recall of ‘disastrous’ Democratic Gov. Kate Brown

Oregon Republicans launch second recall of ‘disastrous’ Democratic Gov. Kate Brown

Oregon Republicans have launched a recall campaign against Gov. Kate Brown, the second in less than two years, accusing her of abusing her office and wrecking [...] Read full article: Oregon Republicans launch second recall ...→

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. Walz: Minneapolis, St. Paul curfews, road closures continue Sunday night

Gov. Walz: Minneapolis, St. Paul curfews, road closures continue Sunday night

An overnight curfew in St. Paul and Minneapolis and closures of major highways during the evening will continue tonight, Gov. Tim Walz announced Sunday. After [...] Read full article: Gov. Walz: Minneapolis, St. Paul curfews...→

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz activates all National Guard troops as George Floyd protests continue

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz activates all National Guard troops as George Floyd protests continue

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has ordered all National Guard troops activated for the first time in the state’s history, NBC News reported Saturday. The directive ca [...] Read full article: Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz activates all Na...→

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...→

Republican Groups Sue California Over Gov. Newsom's Order On Mail-In Ballots

Republican Groups Sue California Over Gov. Newsom's Order On Mail-In Ballots

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS News) — Republican groups are suing California Governor Gavin Newsom, claiming his recent executive order to mail every registered voter in [...] Read full article: Republican Groups Sue California Over Go...→

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...→

'Hang In There': Illinois Public Health Chief Urges People To Continue Taking COVID Precautions During Memorial Day Weekend

'Hang In There': Illinois Public Health Chief Urges People To Continue Taking COVID Precautions During Memorial Day Weekend

“I know, in the absence of parades, we still want to find ways to honor and celebrate those who have given their lives while serving this country, again in a s [...] Read full article: 'Hang In There': Illinois Public Health ...→

Gov. Charlie Baker pushes to expand coronavirus testing, urges Massachusetts residents to wear masks Memorial Day weekend

Gov. Charlie Baker pushes to expand coronavirus testing, urges Massachusetts residents to wear masks Memorial Day weekend

Gov. Charlie Baker doubled down on his plans to significantly expand coronavirus testing in the commonwealth over the next few months as he urged residents to [...] Read full article: Gov. Charlie Baker pushes to expand coro...→

Dr. Ben Carson pushes back on NY Gov. Cuomo's 'ridiculous' defense of nursing home order

Dr. Ben Carson pushes back on NY Gov. Cuomo's 'ridiculous' defense of nursing home order

New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's directive to send recovering COVID-19 patients to already-vulnerable nursing homes was "clearly a mistake" to be learne [...] Read full article: Dr. Ben Carson pushes back on NY Gov. Cu...→

Illinois Republican gets kicked out of state legislature special session for refusing to wear a mask

Illinois Republican gets kicked out of state legislature special session for refusing to wear a mask

When asked by his colleagues if he would comply with a new rule requiring all state House members to wear a mask, Rep. Darren Bailey said, "I will not." Read full article: Illinois Republican gets kicked out of s...→

Pennsylvania Republican Senators Propose Limiting Gov. Wolf's Power In Response To Stay-At-Home Orders

Pennsylvania Republican Senators Propose Limiting Gov. Wolf's Power In Response To Stay-At-Home Orders

Democrats insist the legislation goes too far, saying voters gave the governor that power when he was elected into office. Read full article: Pennsylvania Republican Senators Propose...→

With more rain and potential flooding in store, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker acti [...]

With more rain and potential flooding in store, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker activated dozens of Illinois National Guard Soldiers to help with the state’s respo [...] Read full article: With more rain and potential flooding in...→

Illinois House votes to remove Republican rep from session for refusing to wear mask

Illinois House votes to remove Republican rep from session for refusing to wear mask

A Republican state representative in Illinois was removed from a legislative session in Springfield Wednesday for refusing to wear a mask.  Read full article: Illinois House votes to remove Republica...→

Illinois restaurants and bars can go al fresco as soon as next Friday as Gov. J.B. Pritzker nods to reopening pressure

Illinois restaurants and bars can go al fresco as soon as next Friday as Gov. J.B. Pritzker nods to reopening pressure

The Pritzker administration is still working out new rules in phase three for other outdoor businesses, including driving ranges, sh... ooting ranges and paint [...] Read full article: Illinois restaurants and bars can go al ...→

As Illinois moves closer to the end of May, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced a serie [...]

As Illinois moves closer to the end of May, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced a series of revisions to the state’s phased reopening plan. The biggest changes will i [...] Read full article: As Illinois moves closer to the end of M...→

Rep. Garcia urges Gov. J.B. Pritzker to ensure Illinois Hispanics are hired as contact tracers

Rep. Garcia urges Gov. J.B. Pritzker to ensure Illinois Hispanics are hired as contact tracers

Garcia said, "Keep in mind, Governor, there is a body of these folks who are experienced, who people trust and they know how to knock on doors when it is safe [...] Read full article: Rep. Garcia urges Gov. J.B. Pritzker to ...→

Illinois Supreme Court disbars former Gov. Rod Blagojevich

Illinois Supreme Court disbars former Gov. Rod Blagojevich

The Illinois Supreme Court officially disbarred former Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Monday, two months after a state panel recommended that the disgraced politician [...] Read full article: Illinois Supreme Court disbars former Go...→

Colorado Gov Polis pushes back against CDC's coronavirus death counts

Colorado Gov Polis pushes back against CDC's coronavirus death counts

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis pushed back against recent coronavirus death counts including those conducted by the CDC, days after his own state’s health departmen [...] Read full article: Colorado Gov Polis pushes back against C...→